Published October 12, 2011
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab's guilty plea and possible life sentence will cause some who want all terrorism trials to be conducted in federal courts to claim victory. Fortunately that view has been rejected by both the Bush and Obama administrations, and for good reason.
Published March 08, 2011
There are reasons for both the left and the right to celebrate the Gitmo announcements that came from the White House on Monday.
Published November 20, 2009
Eric Holder's stumbling performance before Congress on Wednesday exposed the administration’s scattershot approach to detention and prosecution of terrorists.
Published September 19, 2008
Members of Congress often justify their actions as being “for the children.” So why is it proving so difficult to get them to fully fund the sex offender registry and notification system they created two years ago under the Adam Walsh Act?
Published June 27, 2008
Allowing Gitmo detainees to challenge their detentions arguably gives terrorists more rights than anyone else in federal custody.
Published April 04, 2008
A new federal law is letting thousands of federal convicts out of prison early, and no one is tracking who these felons are or what they do as they return to the streets.