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11 Jul 2013, 6:03 am by Staci Zaretsky
* Thanks to the slow transactional markets in Western Europe, Magic Circle firms like Allen & Overy, Linklaters, and Clifford Chance are struggling to pull a rabbit out of a hat in terms of gross revenue and profits. [Am Law Daily] * If at first you don’t succeed because of John Ashcroft, try, try again. Former Missouri Supreme Court Judge Ronnie White is once again being considered for the federal bench in St. Louis. Good luck! [Missouri Lawyers Weekly] * In case you’ve been… [read post]
4 Oct 2013, 6:13 am by Staci Zaretsky
* “We’re in uncharted territory right now.” The federal courts made it through the first week of the shutdown, but they’re approaching “here be dragons” land in terms of funding. [National Law Journal] * “It would be the most interesting case in decades.” Legal experts (read: law professors from T14s) debate whether President Obama can ignore the debt ceiling for much longer. [New York Times] * People are getting out of Biglaw while the getting’s… [read post]
28 Jun 2013, 6:12 am by Staci Zaretsky
* Do you think Chief Justice Roberts is the Supreme Court’s “peacemaker”? To be fair, at least he does a better job of tempering all of his judicial rage than his colleagues. [Politico] * According to Prof. John Eastman of Chapman Law, the SCOTUS decision striking down DOMA means Prop 8 is good law in California. Try and wrap your mind around that one. [OC Weekly] * The Senate approved a bipartisan immigration reform plan with a 68-32 vote, and now it’s up to House… [read post]
2 May 2013, 8:50 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
NBC News on May 1, 2013 released the following: By Pete Williams, Richard Esposito, Michael Isikoff and Tracy Connor, NBC News “3 pals of Boston Marathon bombing suspect charged with coverup Three college friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were accused Wednesday of removing evidence from his dorm room as new details about the case emerged in court papers. Criminal complaints against the trio revealed that Tsarnaev cut his long hair after the April 15 attack but before… [read post]
27 Jun 2013, 1:26 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on June 27, 2013 released the following: “WASHINGTON—A federal grand jury returned a 30-count indictment against Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev for his alleged role in using weapons of mass destruction at the Boston Marathon to kill three individuals and maim or seriously injure many others, as well as for using a firearm to intentionally kill Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Police Officer Sean Collier. Tsarnaev, aka “Jahar Tsarni,”… [read post]
19 Apr 2013, 8:39 am by Alan Rozenshtein
We’re reposting our Twitter feed of reliable sources on the manhunt that’s ongoing in Boston right now. As with last time: “This does not mean that everything they are saying will turn out to be correct. This is a fluid situation. But these are all responsible people and outlets.” In addition, we’ll be posting useful news links as we get them, down below the Twitter feed. Please send sources and suggestions to hennessey.lawfare@gmail.com. Tweets from… [read post]
28 Jun 2013, 5:58 am by Jacob Gershman
Law Blog rounds up the morning's news. [read post]
25 Apr 2013, 4:00 pm by Jacob Gershman
The "right to presentment" explains why Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was advised of his right to remain silent. [read post]
19 Apr 2013, 4:59 am by Benjamin Wittes
. . . where one of the Boston Marathon suspects is dead and the other is on murderous rampage: It is very important that the remaining suspect be taken alive. The New York Times has identified the two suspects as Chechen brothers, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26—the latter of whom is apparently dead. The most important thing, of course, is to apprehend and stop the remaining suspect before anyone else is killed or hurt. That may require the use of lethal… [read post]
11 Feb 2014, 9:08 am by Jacob Gershman
Attorneys representing accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are requesting a trial date no earlier than September 2015 -- nearly two and a half years after the attack that left three dead and more than 260 wounded. [read post]
11 Feb 2014, 9:08 am by Jacob Gershman
Attorneys representing accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are requesting a trial date no earlier than September 2015 -- nearly two and a half years after the attack that left three dead and more than 260 wounded. [read post]
8 Nov 2013, 8:00 am by Zachary Eddington
On Monday, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed his reply to the government’s response to his motion to vacate special administrative measures (SAMs) imposed on him and his attorneys. In his filing, Tsarnaev rejects the government’s claim that the court lacks jurisdiction to consider his motion, and he reiterates that the measures are not properly authorized and violate the Constitution. Tsarnaev opens his reply by discussing… [read post]
30 Jan 2014, 12:46 pm by Jacob Gershman
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday that the government would seek the death penalty against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged with carrying out the attack last April that left three dead and more than 260 wounded. [read post]
30 Jan 2014, 12:46 pm by Jacob Gershman
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday that the government would seek the death penalty against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged with carrying out the attack last April that left three dead and more than 260 wounded. [read post]
22 Apr 2013, 6:27 pm by Alan Rozenshtein
Lawfare‘s crack team of contributors has been busy invading The Huffington Post. Hot on the heels of Susan and Ritika’s excellent backgrounder on Chechnya and Kyrgyzstan, I’ve posted an article arguing that it’s far too soon to call the Boston Marathon bombing an intelligence or counterterrorism failure. It opens: Already the Boston Marathon bombing, like every previous terrorist incident, has been cited as a reason to change America’s approach to counterterrorism.… [read post]
20 Apr 2013, 3:22 pm by Alan Rozenshtein
The Federal Public Defender Office for the Districts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island has said it expects to represent Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, according to Miriam Conrad, the office’s federal public defender. As it so happens, I interviewed Conrad a few months ago for the Lawfare podcast. We talked about the defense of terrorism suspects and her representation of Rezwan Ferdaus, who pled guilty to charges of plotting to attack the Pentagon… [read post]
30 Oct 2013, 4:00 am by Zachary Eddington
Last Monday, the government filed its response to accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s motion to vacate the special administrative measures (SAMs) imposed on him and his attorneys. (We previously described the measures and Tsarnaev’s challenge here.) In essence, the opposition filing makes two arguments: first, that the court lacks jurisdiction to consider Tsarnaev’s motion because he failed to exhaust his administrative remedies; and… [read post]
7 Oct 2013, 5:00 am by Zachary Eddington
Last Wednesday, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed a motion to vacate special administrative measures (SAMs) imposed on him and his attorneys. In his motion, Tsarnaev argues that the government has not alleged facts sufficient to justify the measures—essentially a package of additional security restrictions—and that the measures violate the First, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments. Lawfare will cover the defense challenge, any response by… [read post]
26 Apr 2013, 4:00 am by Wells Bennett
Salam al-Marayati, President of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, sent in this piece on the Boston attacks and extremism: An unfortunate consequence of the Boston Marathon bombings has been this: the sick words and deeds of a tiny, demented fringe of extremists—no more than .1% of Muslims overall—command vast public attention.  The good words and work of all other American Muslims get drowned out.  This happens whenever a violent act’s culprit is identified as a Muslim,… [read post]