ABA Midyear Meeting

Efforts to fight terrorism are undermining the human rights movement, says prominent advocate


Feb. 26, 1993: The World Trade Center is bombed

Trials & Litigation

Judge threatens to jail lawyer who keeps arguing his client is victim of anti-Muslim hysteria


Defense Department wants group to lift ban on psychologists’ participation in interrogations

Education Law

Spelling error sparks police terrorism investigation of schoolboy, 10

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court appears to side with terrorism victims in arguments on Iran reparations law


White House asks tech companies for help with online counterterrorism measures

Criminal Justice

Armed protesters occupy federal building in Oregon, calling ranchers’ arson sentences unjust

Criminal Justice

Man charged with supplying guns to San Bernardino attackers signed rights waivers multiple times

Internet Law

Law prof proposes law to shut down ISIS recruitment online; is it constitutional?

Immigration Law

Texas agency sues to block Syrian refugees, cites state’s ‘sovereign authority’ to protect residents

Death Penalty

Lawyers for convicted Boston bomber argue that SCOTUS decision taints death sentence

Internet Law

Former Internet provider can finally reveal what the FBI wanted to know in 2004, judge rules

Criminal Justice

Thousands mourn human rights lawyer killed during a press conference in Turkey

Attorney General

2nd Circuit rules Justice Department doesn’t have to disclose additional drone-strike memos

Internet Law

Belgium authorities ask for Internet silence on police ops; Twitterverse responds with cat memes


Corporate BigLaw partner held hostage at luxury hotel in Mali is safe


Lawyers for accused leader of Benghazi attacks seek sanction for alleged illegal interrogation


BigLaw associate is among those killed in Paris attacks

Privacy Law

DC Circuit stays judge’s decision blocking NSA collection of law firm’s phone records