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Chelsea Manning released from military prison
Chelsea Manning was released from US Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, a military prison, on Wednesday. In 2013 Manning was convicted of stealing 700,000 documents and releasing them to WikiLeaks while she was an intelligence analyst in Ira (More)
US Navy officer charged with espionage
A Taiwan-born US Navy officer has been charged with espionage, attempted espionage and prostitution, media outlets reported Sunday. Investigators believe Navy Lt. Cmdr. Edward C. Lin has been passing secrets to the Chinese government. Lin was an in (More)
Former military contractor sentenced for stealing classified files
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Monday sentenced Christopher R. Glenn 120 months in jail and three years of supervised release for willful retention of classified national defense information under the Esp (More)
Former CIA officer sentenced to 42 months in prison for Iran leaks
Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer Jeffrey Sterling was sentenced Monday to 42 months in prison after being convicted of telling New York Times journalist James Risen about classified plans to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions. In 2006 (More)
Former CIA officer convicted of espionage
A jury in the US District Court Eastern District of Virginia on Monday convicted former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent Jeffrey Sterling of violating the Espionage Act . Sterling was found guilty on all nine of his charges, including actin (More)
Wikileaks defendant sentenced to 35 years for espionage
US Military Judge Denise Lind on Wednesday sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning [advocacy website; JURIST news archive] to 35 years in prison for his disclosure of classified information to the anti-secrecy organization Wikileaks . Manning was found (More)
Wikileaks informant found not guilty of aiding enemy, convicted of espionage
Military Judge Denise Lind on Tuesday found Army Pfc. Bradley Manning [advocacy website; JURIST news archive] guilty of violations of the Espionage Act for his disclosure of classified information to anti-secrecy organization, Wikileaks . The judge (More)
Is Edward Snowden Guilty of US Espionage Charges?
JURIST Guest Columnist Tung Yin of the Lewis & Clark Law School says that the key issue in assessing the espionage charge against Edward Snowden is whether his disclosure of the gathering of call data harmed the US or helped a foreign nation... (More)
Wikileaks informant trial begins
The bench trial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning [advocacy website; JURIST news archive] started Monday at Forte Meade, Maryland, nearly three years after his initial arrest . Manning faces a variety of charges related to his release of thousands of cla (More)
Military appeals court rejects requests to open Wikileaks court-martial documents
The US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces on Wednesday rejected a request by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) to have access to court documents from the case against Bradley Manning [advocacy website; JURIST news archive]. CCR had fil (More)