Terrorism

Privacy Law

DOJ admits misstatement in challenge to secret record requests; one isn’t the lowliest number

Trials & Litigation

Unusual suit says banks are linked to Iraq attacks, seeks damages under terrorism-support law

Criminal Justice

Citing pending SCOTUS fish case, judge delays sentencing for friends of accused Boston bomber

Constitutional Law

UK intelligence may have eavesdropped for years on lawyer-client communications, documents show

Privacy Law

Appeals court hears challenge to NSA’s bulk collection of phone records; a ‘peculiar’ claim?

Criminal Justice

Friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect is guilty of lying to feds, could get up to 16 years

Terrorism

Report: Russian suspected of terrorism being held in Afghanistan to be transferred to US for trial

Health Law

Death by hacking? US investigates possible cybersecurity flaws in medical devices

International Law

Does treaty barring cruel treatment apply to US facilities abroad? US officials reassess position

Terrorism

Some terrorism defendants make interrogations easy, prosecutors say

Guantanamo/Detainees

Obama reportedly weighs executive action to bypass congressional obstacle and close Guantanamo

First Amendment

Twitter suit claims First Amendment right to disclose US data requests

First Amendmentg

Videos of forced feedings at Gitmo must be released, federal judge rules

Trials & Litigation

Senior bin Laden aide gets life in terror case; defense argued his only crime was offensive speech

Terrorism

Arab Bank is held liable in first civil trial victory under anti-terrorism law

Criminal Justice

Post-9/11 ‘Tour de Force’ bikes from Boston to DC to NYC to honor terrorism victims

Terrorism

Padilla gets new 21-year sentence after 11th Circuit says original 17-year term was too lenient

Ethics

NSA surveillance policies raise questions about the viability of the attorney-client privilege

Privacy Law

Never mind: US says it doesn’t need to redact transcript of public court hearing after all

Internet Law

Microsoft must give U.S. prosecutors customer email stored on server in Ireland, federal judge rules