1493 ABA Journal Terrorism articles.
A lawyer with the Southern Poverty Law Center who was accused of being one of 23 “agitators” during an Atlanta demonstration was actually a legal observer, according to the group and his defense lawyer.
Mar 8, 2023 9:14 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court appeared reluctant to impose liability on social media websites in oral arguments Tuesday and Wednesday in cases seeking to impose liability for third-party content that aids terrorism.
Feb 22, 2023 3:46 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear two cases that consider the liability of social media companies for content that relays terrorist propaganda and builds support for terrorist groups.
Oct 4, 2022 8:52 AM CDT
An Al-Qaida courier testified Thursday about beatings, waterboarding and other abuses that he endured at former CIA black sites for three years beginning in 2003.
Oct 29, 2021 12:32 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled social media companies can’t be held liable for radicalizing the Pulse nightclub gunman under the federal Anti-Terrorism Act because the plaintiffs failed to show the massacre was an act of “international terrorism.”
Sep 30, 2021 10:20 AM CDT
ABA president calls for spirit of cooperation in Sept. 11 statement
The ABA joins all of America in remembering the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, said…
Sep 10, 2021 3:51 PM CDT
A Yemeni citizen who allegedly maintained contact with several affiliates of Al Qaeda and two associated terrorist organizations until he was brought to Guantanamo Bay in 2004 is entitled to due process in the hearing challenging his detention, the ABA told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday.
Jul 6, 2021 12:00 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider the government’s ability to invoke the state secrets privilege to defeat a lawsuit accusing the FBI of illegally spying on the Muslim community.
Jun 7, 2021 12:06 PM CDT
A controversial federal judge in Houston has been booted from a case once again by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans. The federal appeals court said U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes had a “fixed and inflexible view of the case.”
May 10, 2021 10:25 AM CDT
ABA president notes significance of Law Day theme
ABA President Patricia Lee Refo said this year’s Law Day theme—“Advancing the Rule of Law Now”—is particularly significant considering last year’s events.…
Apr 30, 2021 3:00 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether the state-secrets privilege protects information about a secret CIA jail in Poland in a lawsuit by a suspected terrorist.
Apr 26, 2021 3:10 PM CDT
Chauvin is found guilty of all charges in George Floyd’s death
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of all charges in the 2020 death of George…
Apr 20, 2021 4:29 PM CDT
Trump has to face defamation suit
Donald Trump has lost his bid to delay a defamation suit that was based on his status as president. The New York Court of…
Mar 31, 2021 4:45 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether a federal appeals court erred when it vacated the death penalty for convicted Boston bomber
Mar 22, 2021 12:19 PM CDT
A federal appeals court said Wednesday the massive phone data collection program revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden, who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 when he was a CIA employee and subcontractor, violated federal law and possibly the Fourth Amendment.
Sep 3, 2020 12:23 PM CDT
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