July 16, 2013
by Michael Kalis
JURIST Guest Columnist Tung Yin of the Lewis & Clark Law School says that the key issue in assessing the espionage charge against Edward Snowden is whether his disclosure of the gathering of call data harmed the US or helped a foreign nation...Several weeks ago, The Guardian's Glenn Greenwald ...[read more]
November 18, 2011
by Michael Glenn
JURIST Guest Columnist J. Wells Dixon, Senior Staff Attorney for the Guantánamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights, says there is a systematic dysfunction within the bureaucracy of the Guantánamo Bay detention facility that impacts the capability of attorneys... ...[read more]
October 28, 2011
by Michael Glenn
JURIST Guest Columnist Myroslaw Smorodsky of the Board of Governors of the Ukrainian American Bar Association says the sentencing of Yulia Tymoshenko was politically motivated and a tragic miscarriage of justice that will impact the credibility of Ukraine worldwide...Experienced trial lawyers ...[read more]
May 1, 2011
by Matt Glenn
China's government released human rights lawyer Teng Biao Friday after more than 70 days of detention, but this was quickly followed by reports that fellow human rights lawyer Li Fangping disappeared later in the afternoon under suspicious circumstances. Teng's release came after discussions ...[read more]
January 28, 2010
by Matt Glenn
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday cited costs and potential disruptions to the lives of New Yorkers in urging the federal government not to try alleged 9/11 conspirator Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other high-profile terror suspects in New York City. Bloomberg said a military base ...[read more]
November 25, 2009
by Matt Glenn
A US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit panel ruled Tuesday that a school district's policy prohibiting the performance of religious holiday songs does not violate the First Amendment Establishment Clause. Plaintiff Michael Stratechuk argued that the policy of the School District of South O... ...[read more]
November 23, 2009
by Matt Glenn
A judge for the US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania dismissed five civil suits Friday against two Luzerne County, PA judges accused of taking kickbacks in exchange for sentencing juveniles to private detention facilities. Judge Richard Caputo ruled that Michael Conahan and ...[read more]
August 24, 2009
by Matt Glenn
US Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) will open a preliminary review into allegations of prisoner abuse by Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) interrogators during the Bush administration. Holder's decision follows a recommendation by the... ...[read more]
July 24, 2009
by Matt Glenn
The FBI arrested and charged 44 people on a variety of conspiracy, extortion, money laundering, and corruption counts Thursday, including several local politicians. The FBI said that the investigation, which began as an investigation of a money laundering ring run by rabbis operating between New ...[read more]
August 16, 2007
by Michael Sung
Letter to the Department of Justice Inspector General Glenn Fine, US Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, August 16, 2007. Read the full text of the letter. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]

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