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Militray Tribunal

Should Terror Suspects be Mirandized?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Yes, in this case, it appears that we have caught the perpetrator red-handed. The evidence of his guilt is overwhelming, so the argument for treating him differently has some visceral appeal. But let's test it by the facts of this very case.

Republicans Once Again Shamelessly Exploiting Terrorism For Political Purposes

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Since 2001, 195 cases of terrorism have been uneventfully prosecuted in civilian courts, with 91% ending in convictions, But this little factoid surely won't stop Republicans from exploitative political posturing.

Downtown Dispatch: Fear and Anxiety Grip Lower Manhattan as It Braces for the Terror Trials

Julie Menin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Julie Menin

Emotions bubbled to the surface in lower Manhattan this week. Neighborhood activists lambasted Eric Holder's decision to hold the KSM trial in the shadow of the World Trade Center site.