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Espionage Act of 1917

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  • Bradley Manning's lawyers seek lesser sentence

    Bradley Manning's lawyers seek lesser sentence
    FT. MEADE, Md. -- Defense lawyers for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning opened their case Monday in the sentencing phase of his court-martial by trying to show that the former military intelligence analyst was unstable and unfit, and that his commanders should...
  • Floyd Abrams, America's free speaker

     Floyd Abrams, America's free speaker
    Where there's smoke arising from a free-speech matter, you're likely to find the fiery attorney Floyd Abrams. He's blazed a trail for freedom of the press from the Pentagon Papers case to protecting reporters' sources. He's just as incendiary when he's...
  • Goldberg: We can't trust Obama

    The contradictions at the heart of the Obama presidency are finally out in the open. As a result, a man who came into office hellbent on restoring faith in government is on the verge of inspiring a libertarian revival. There have always been (at least)...
  • Bradley Manning could still get decades in prison in WikiLeaks case

    Bradley Manning could still get decades in prison in WikiLeaks case
    FT. MEADE, Md. — Although a military judge found Army Pfc. Bradley Manning not guilty Tuesday of aiding the enemy in giving hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks, his conviction on separate...
  • A kinship with Bradley Manning

      Afew weeks from now, a military judge will probably sentence Bradley Manning to serve several decades in prison for violating the Espionage Act of 1917. I feel a kinship with him. My parents, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, were convicted of violating the...
  • Pictures in the News | August 21, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Maryland, where Army Private First Class Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison, ending a summer-long court-martial in which he was convicted of espionage for leaking a vast trove of classified U.S....
  • WikiLeaks case: Bradley Manning may learn sentence as soon as Tuesday

    FT. MEADE, Md. — More than three years after he was placed in handcuffs in Iraq, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is likely to learn next week how much longer he must spend in prison for the largest breach of U.S. classified material in the nation’...
  • Prosecutor in Manning case calls for 60-year prison sentence

    Prosecutor in Manning case calls for 60-year prison sentence
    FT. MEADE, Md. — Military prosecutors in the court-martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning asked the judge Monday to sentence him to at least 60 years in prison, arguing that his leaks of classified documents severely damaged U.S. intelligence...
  • The Week in Pictures | August 19 – 25, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who released more than 700,000 documents to WikiLeaks,  was sentenced to 35 years in prison by a judge in Maryland. The sentencing ends a summer-long court-martial in...
  • The Newsroom recap: Episode 2.7 Red Team III

     
    Sunday night's episode of HBO's The Newsroom saw Don (Thomas Sadoski) take his turn in front of a high-priced legal team led by Rebecca (Marcia Gay Harden) debriefing the ACN team on what went wrong with their season-long investigation into a U.S....
  • Rachel Marsden: Decrypting Snowden's Russian layover

    PARIS -- "A traitor is always useful," a Russian security service friend said to me while discussing NSA contractor turned defector Edward Snowden's arrival in his country. Snowden has fallen into the open arms of Mother Russia, where he was greeted at...
  • Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden

    Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden
    QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino accused journalists of distorting his comments Wednesday on the asylum application from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. On an official visit to Malaysia, Patino compared...