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Vanishing Ruling Gives Insight Into the Redaction Process

By   /  October 13, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

On March 16, 2010, Judge Henry Kennedy, Jr., of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., granted a habeas petition for the release of Uthman Abdul Rahim Mohammed Uthman. He has been in US custody since late 2001, and has been in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, since 2002. Uthman was the 44th prisoner in Guantanamo to […]

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Militia members charged in police murder plot

By   /  April 2, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

The Justice Department indicted a group of self described Christian militants who were allegedly plotting to kill law enforcement officers in hopes of inciting an antigovernment uprising. The indictment centers on a Michigan couple, David B. Stone Sr. and his wife, Tina, who led a group of nine people arrested. Eight defendants, including the Stones […]

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Former Employees Say Blackwater Defrauded Government

By   /  February 12, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Two former employees of Blackwater Worldwide have accused the private security contractor of defrauding the US government. The false billing allegedly includes charging taxpayers for alcohol, parties, spa trips and a prostitute. In court records unsealed this week, a husband and wife who worked for Blackwater said they witnessed the company fabricating invoices, double-billing federal […]

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Location of 9/11 Suspect’s Trial Not Settled

By   /  January 29, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Opposition is growing toward plans to hold the civilian trial of alleged 9/11 mastermind, Khalid Sheik Mohammed in Lower Manhattan. “My hope is that the attorney general and the president decide to change their mind,” New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said earlier this week. He had previously expressed support for the having trial in […]

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AP Reports on Renewal, Expiration of Patriot Act Provisions

By   /  October 22, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Yesterday, the Associated Press reported on three Patriot Act provisions which are set to expire later this year, two of which will be renewed and modified by a House bill (introduced Tuesday). The provision for tracking a “lone wolf” (terror suspect operating independently of any terrorist organization) will be eliminated. Although the Justice Department has […]

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