Month: May 2010

New Constitutional Right for Juveniles

In an opinion announced today by Justice Kennedy the Supreme Court prohibits the sentencing of juveniles to life in prison without the possibility of parole if the crime does not involve murder.  What this means for the 129 prisoners in

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NY Terror Plot

No, not the Saturday night Times Square bomb attempt.  Sabirhan Hasanoff and Wesam El-Hanafi are said to have “conspired to modernize Al Qaeda by providing computer systems expertise”. The two appeared before a magistrate-judge in U.S. District Court in Alexandria

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