August 22, 2012
by Max Slater
An Iraqi man pleaded guilty in the US District Court for the Western District of Kentucky Tuesday on charges of conspiring to aid terrorists. Mohaned Shareef Hammadi pleaded guilty to 10 charges including sending money, weapons and explosives to al Qaeda in Iraq. Hammadi also pleaded guilty to two ...[read more]
February 24, 2012
by David Mulock
JURIST Guest Columnist Tung Yin of the Lewis & Clark Law School says the standard of review of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant applications too heavily favors the government by creating an evidentiary burden nearly impossible for defendants to overcome...Earlier this month, in US ...[read more]
February 17, 2012
by David Mulock
JURIST Guest Columnist Jimmy Gurulé of the University of Notre Dame Law School says that Congress may have chosen to protect national security interests over the rights of criminal defendants in allowing a lower standard of constitutional protections under FISA...Defendant Mohanad Shareef Hamma... ...[read more]
February 9, 2012
by Julia Zebley
A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Kentucky on Wednesday allowed "secret evidence" to be used against an Iraqi refugee for terrorism charges, finding probable cause that he is "an agent of a foreign power." Mohanad Shareef Hammadi is charged with attempting to provide ...[read more]

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