Terrorism

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

Terrorism

CIA admits search of Senate committee’s computers

Religious Law

Cross-shaped beam found in 9/11 rubble may be displayed in Ground Zero museum, 2nd Circuit says

Media & Communications Law

Glenn Beck claims defamation plaintiff he labeled as bombing ‘money man’ is public figure

International Law

European court orders Poland to pay damages to two prisoners held in secret CIA jail

Criminal Justice

Friend of alleged Boston Marathon bomber is convicted of obstructing justice

Military Law

Defense lawyers can’t see secret order on secret motions in cases against alleged terrorist plotters

Privacy Law

Two Muslim American lawyers were subject to NSA email surveillance, report says

Terroroism

Benghazi suspect arraigned; trial will be in DC