Terrorism

Privacy Law

House passes bill to end NSA’s bulk collection of data; critics say it doesn’t go far enough

Death Penalty

‘Dead Man Walking’ nun testifies Boston bomber appeared to regret his actions

Criminal Justice

Father of alleged Boston bomber had PTSD, psychiatrist testifies

Constitutional Law

John Paul Stevens says some held at Gitmo should get reparations from US government

Constitutional Law

Turkish prosecutor taken hostage by terror group dies after courthouse shootout

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?