[JURIST] The US Supreme Court ruled Monday in FCC v. NextWave [PDF opinion], affirming a DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that the Federal Communications Commission had improperly confiscated 200 wireless licenses from NextWave after it had filed for bankruptcy. Opinion by Scalia, concurrence by Stevens, dissent by Breyer. Get reaction from NextWave[PDF]. Case background available from the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University.
[JURIST] Retired Air Force master sergeant Brian Patrick Regan is scheduled to go on trial in Virginia Monday on charges of offering secrets to Iraq, Libya and China in return for $13 million in Swiss francs. Read the indictment [PDF text], which includes excerpts from a letter allegedly written by Regan to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
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