David Greenglass, the younger brother of Ethel Rosenberg whose false testimony sent her to the electric chair, died on July 1 of this year, according to an obituary in the New York Times. He was 92. In 1951 the Rosenbergs, accused of sharing secrets about the atomic bomb, were found guilty of espionage and sentenced to death…. [Read More]
This report just in from Kris Hermes, the Legal Worker Vice President of the National Lawyers Guild: October 15, 2014 Here is a legal update for the events that happened over this past weekend for the FergusonOctober mobilization and an accumulative assessment since Mike Brown was murdered on August 9th. There is now an incredible,… [Read More]
Federal prosecutors in a naturalization fraud case are asking the judge to take an extraordinary step and impanel an anonymous jury and implement a partial sequestration.
Jack Gilroy, 79, was led from the courtroom in cuffs and chains on October 1, after being sentenced to 90 days in the county jail for participating in a peaceful protest at Hancock Air Base in upstate New York
Are police tracking your cell-phone calls without a warrant? Law-enforcement agencies in 15 states have acquired devices known as IMSI (International Mobile Subscriber Identity) catchers that collect data on the numbers contacted from mobile phones in the area and the subscriber’s identity. Commonly known as “stingrays,” after the StingRay brand manufactured by the Harris Corporation,… [Read More]
Read the full article here: Green is the New Red Will Potter reports that four animal rights activists were detained by police after they took pictures of a hog farm from a public road. One of the activists, Bryan Monell spoke to Potter and reported that they were pulled over after being confronted by employees at the farm… [Read More]
WASHINGTON—In a Sept. 22 letter to President Barack Obama, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said it was “deeply troubled” by the monitoring of journalists’ communications by government agencies, the ensnaring of journalists in investigations of leaks by whistleblowers, and the harassment and intimidation of journalists at the U.S. border. The missive cited the use… [Read More]
Carrying flowers and documents to Hancock Air Base, outside Syracuse, New York, can result in severe consequences.
Originally published at the Charity and Security Network The comprehensive UN Security Council Resolution 2178 Condemning Violent Extremism, Underscoring Need to Prevent Travel, Support for Foreign Fighters, passed on Sept. 24, 2014 under Chapter VII, making compliance mandatory for UN member states. It requires them to take a number of steps to address the problem… [Read More]