Terrorism

Criminal Justice

Lawyer and cafe manager killed in Sydney hostage siege hailed as heroes; why wasn’t suspect in jail?

U.S. Supreme Court

Is torture unconstitutional? Scalia returns to the subject

Criminal Justice

Should those who OK’d ‘brutal interrogation techniques in violation of US law’ be prosecuted?

Terrorism

Senate torture report released; CIA lawyers mulled how to improve acceptance of harsh techniques

Attorney General

Justice Department is expanding limits on profiling

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