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Free Speech or Terrorist Supporter? Prosecuting Terrorism through the Material Support Statutes: April 5th

By   /  March 31, 2012  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

The National Security Law Brief’s Annual Symposium will include a panel of academic and practicing experts in terrorism prosecutions, who will discuss the efficacy, increased use, pot ential problems, and legal foundations of the United States material support for terrorism statutes. The Symposium will be on Thursday, April 5 from 12 to 2:30 pm and […]

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How Far is Too Far? Constitutional Implications of the NYPD’s Monitoring Program

By   /  March 29, 2012  /  Trending Topics  /  No Comments

In August 2011, the Associated Press (AP) first reported that the New York Police Department (NYPD) actively monitored the activities of Muslim student groups at New York City colleges. The NYPD reportedly monito rocket italian review red the groups’ websites and even sent an undercover agent on a whitewater rafting trip upstate with a student […]

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"Homegrown Terrorism": Is the U.S. training its attackers?

By   /  March 27, 2012  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, more than 2.3 million Americans have volunteered to go overseas to combat the war on terror. But despite the heroism these men and women have shown this country by putting themselves in harm’s way overseas, they do not have the luxury of feeling safe once they return to their […]

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Government Drone Use in Civilian Airspace: Will Private Citizens Have a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy?

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Last month, President Obama signed into law H.R. 658, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Modernization and Reform Act of 201 2, which funds the FAA and sets policy for the aviation industry. One policy measure of particular concern is the law’s requirement that the FAA establish safety rules that will facilitate broad civilian (government) use […]

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Traumatic Brain Injuries and Insanity Under the UCMJ Regarding March 11, 2012 Shooting in Afghanistan

By   /  March 27, 2012  /  Featured  /  No Comments

There is no doubt that the recent shooting in Afghanistan of 16 civilians, including many children, by a United States soldier was a tragic event that drastically impacts US-Afghani relations. Reports, however, indicate that the Army Staff Sergeant a ccused of the shooting may have suffered a recent head wound. These reports add an interesting […]

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