Terrorism

Civil Rights

TSA agrees to stop singling out black women for hair pat-downs at airports

Military Law

Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl, rescued by US through Gitmo prisoner swap, is charged with desertion

Terrorism

Lawyer for doctor who helped US track down and kill Osama bin Laden is assassinated in Pakistan

Trials & Litigation

Court interpreter at Gitmo trial for accused 9/11 slayers worked at CIA ‘black site,’ defendants say

Trials & Litigation

Defense lawyers ask judge to OK seat upgrade for Africa trip; federal prosecutors are flying coach

International Law

Egyptian lawyer gets 25 years in fatal US Embassy bombings after ‘enormously generous’ plea bargain

Media & Communications Law

Paris mayor vows to sue Fox News over false reports of Muslim ‘no-go’ zones

U.S. Supreme Court

Fired air marshal can seek whistleblower protection for revealing security cuts, SCOTUS rules

Criminal Justice

Lawyers for accused terrorist recruit seek his release pending trial in exchange for civic training

Court Security

Security measures at Boston Marathon bombing trial extend outside courthouse

International Law

Two suspects in French magazine massacre are now dead, along with five others

International Law

Manhunt for French magazine massacre suspects aided by new law expanding social-media surveillance

Features

1985-1994: The legacy of Nuremberg

Features

1995-2004: A new millennium

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