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DOJ appoints US Attorneys to investigate national security leaks
US Attorney General Eric Holder appointed two US Attorneys on Friday to investigate recent "leaks" of classified information. The investigation will run concurrently with an FBI investigation, and the US Attorneys are empowered to prosecute any su (More)
Military judge denies motion to dismiss Wikileaks charges
Army Col. Denise Lind on Friday denied a motion to dismiss eight of the 22 charges against Pfc. Bradley Manning [advocacy website; JURIST news archive] for allegedly transferring vast amounts of classified information to Wikileaks [website; JURIST n (More)
Military judge denies motion to dismiss Wikileaks trial
Army Col. Denise Lind refused Wednesday to dismiss Espionage Act charges against Pfc. Bradley Manning [advocacy website; JURIST news archive] for allegedly transferring vast amounts of classified information to Wikileaks [website; JURIST news archi (More)
US soldier formally charged for leaking information to Wikileaks
Pfc. Bradley Manning [advocacy website; JURIST news archive] was formally charged with 22 counts, including aiding the enemy, under the Espionage Act on Thursday. Manning declined to enter a plea at the hearing. The maximum penalty Manning faces i (More)
US Army refers intelligence analyst's Wikileaks case for court-martial
US Army commander Maj. Gen. Michael Linnington referred Pfc. Bradley Manning [advocacy website; JURIST news archive] to a general court-marital Friday on all charges for allegedly releasing classified information to WikiLeaks [website; JURIST news (More)
Military court hears closing arguments in intelligence leak case
A US military court heard closing arguments Thursday at the pre-trial hearing for Pfc. Bradley Manning [advocacy website; JURIST news archive], which will determine whether he will face a court martial for his alleged role in the largest intelligen (More)
Exhibitionists Demanding Privacy: Facebook and the Constitution
Farrell Miller, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2012, is the author of the fifth article in a ten part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development under the direction of Professor Leonard Baynes. He w (More)
UN investigator says US violating torture probe rules
The US is violating UN laws governing torture investigations by insisting on monitoring conversations with an imprisoned army private, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan Mendez said Tuesday. Pfc. Bradley Manning [advocacy website; JURIST news ar (More)
US soldier charged with releasing classified documents competent to stand trial
A US Army panel of experts on Friday declared Pfc. Bradley Manning [advocacy website; JURIST news archive] competent to stand trial for leaking a controversial classified video of a 2007 US helicopter strike in Iraq and classified State Department (More)
DOJ announces WikiLeaks criminal investigation
US Attorney General Eric Holder told reporters Monday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Defense (DOD) are conducting a criminal investigation of WikiLeaks [website; JURIST news archive] over its release of confidential gove (More)