United States v. Kashmiri (N.D. Ill. Nov. 10, 2010) (denying motion to suppress FISA-derived evidence)

* United States v. Kashmiri (N.D. Ill. Nov. 10, 2010) (denying motion to suppress FISA-derived evidence) Tahawwur Hussain Rana has been indicted (along with other defendants, including the more well-known David Headley) on several counts involving the provision of material support to Lashkar e-Taiba, to the Mumbia attacks, and to a plot to carry out … Continue reading United States v. Kashmiri (N.D. Ill. Nov. 10, 2010) (denying motion to suppress FISA-derived evidence)

ACLU v. DoD (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 25, 2010) (denying FOIA request)

* ACLU v. DoD (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 25, 2010) (denying FOIA request seeking information on detainees at the BTIF in Afghanistan) This is a few weeks old at this point, but still worth noting. The full text of the opinion appears below: Slip Copy, 2010 WL 4449375 (S.D.N.Y.) (Cite as: 2010 WL 4449375 (S.D.N.Y.)) Only the … Continue reading ACLU v. DoD (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 25, 2010) (denying FOIA request)

Lynne Stewart resentenced to 10 years; new EO on biological select agents; forthcoming scholarship

1. Lynne Stewart resentenced, receives 10 years instead of the original 28 months (S.D.N.Y. July 15, 2010) From DOJ’s press release: NEW YORK – Lynne Stewart, 70, was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for aiding convicted terrorist Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman’s communication from prison to his terrorist group, the Islamic Group, announced Preet … Continue reading Lynne Stewart resentenced to 10 years; new EO on biological select agents; forthcoming scholarship