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The Annihilation of International Law and the Right to Freedom of Speech: Julian Assange
Julian Assange is an Australian hacker, famous for revealing US secrets relating to war crimes committed in Iraq and Afghanistan. A whole cache of classified information was published by Assange's organization WikiLeaks, which revealed the details of (More)
Federal judge orders release of Chelsea Manning
A federal judge in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia ordered the release of Chelsea Manning from jail Thursday, explaining that her appearance in court is no longer needed. Last year, Manning had been subpoenaed to testify (More)
UK court begins Assange extradition hearing
The extradition hearings for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange began in a UK court on Monday. The hearing marked the beginning of a week of arguments, which will be followed by three weeks of hearings in May. District Judge Vanessa Baraister agreed (More)
Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison
Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday sentenced Roger Stone, a longtime associate of President Donald Trump, to 40 months in prison. Stone was convicted last year of witness tampering and givin (More)
Assange and the Myth of Due Process
Myths, often ancient traditional stories that are designed to prescribe moral or traditional values, are fantastical but also highly rational. That is because myths describe a commonly manifested belief on the way we view the world. In 1992, Profe (More)
Federal judge dismisses DNC lawsuit against Trump campaign and Russian agents
A federal judge in the Southern District of New York on Tuesday dismissed the Democratic National Committee's (DNC) lawsuit against the Trump campaign and various alleged Russian agents for hacking in the 2016 election. The DNC brought this suit (More)
Robert Mueller testifies before House Judiciary Committee on report findings
Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified Wednesday in two hearings about his findings (released in a 448-page redacted report in May) in the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election. In his opening statem (More)
Sweden court rejects request to detain WikiLeaks founder
A Swedish trial court on Monday denied prosecutors' request to have WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange detained in absentia over allegations of rape since Assange is already detained in the UK. The detention would have allowed prosecutors to move f (More)
Assange indicted on espionage charges
A federal grand jury indicted Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, with 17 counts of violating the Espionage Act for his alleged role in illegally obtaining receiving and disclosing classified information. In 2009, WikiLeaks posted a detailed lis (More)
Swedish prosecutor requests detention of Assange
Swedish prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson on Monday requested the District Court of Sweden to detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his absence. Assange is currently in prison serving 25 weeks of a 50-week sentence in the UK after hiding in the E (More)
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