Posts Tagged ‘Julian Assange’

Actual Assange Indictment

It is simple and powerful without any complex or hard-to-prove intents or mental states. It charges unauthorized access resulting in obtaining information, plus the mighty federal conspiracy statute.

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WikiLeaks, A Postscript: NYT

On Feb. 19th, 2012, Bill Keller wrote an op-ed for the New York Times on Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.  Recounting all of his coverage of WikiLeaks and the various leaks, Keller concluded that WikiLeaks has not transformed our world and did not bring about "some new digital age of transparency."  WikiLeaks did not grind U.S. […]

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Feb 20th, 2012 wikileaks

Julian Assange Joins . . . The Simpsons?

You read that right. Tonight (2/19) at 8pm (EST) the Simpsons will have their 500th episode.  Making a cameo will be Julian Assange, the controversial founder of Wikileaks.  Assange is currently facing a legal battle over extradition.  According to a Reuters article, Assange had to record his cameo over the phone from a secret location. […]

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Feb 19th, 2012 wikileaks

“Manning Defied US Trust”

On Dec. 22nd, 2011, the Guardian reported on the last day of hearings for Bradley Manning.  Today, both the US government and Manning's defense team gave their closing arguments.  Now an investigating officer must determine whether there is enough evidence to court-martial Manning.  That determination is not binding. According to the Guardian, the government's closing […]

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Dec 22nd, 2011 Current Affairs, wikileaks

Manning’s Defense Rests, Closing Argument Set For Thursday

On Dec. 21st, 2011, NPR reported on the on-going hearings for Bradley Manning.  According to the article,  Manning's defense team called two witnesses on Wednesday.  One witness was a captain whom Manning served under and the other witness was sergeant who saw "one of Manning's fits of rage."  Again, the defense strategy is to paint […]

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Dec 21st, 2011 Current Affairs, wikileaks


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Professor William Snyder

Professor William C. Snyderis a member of the faculty of the Institute for National Security and Counter-terrorism at Syracuse University after fifteen years with the United States Department of Justice.

Ryan D. White

Ryan D. WhiteRyan is currently a third year law student at Syracuse University College of Law, and is also pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Ryan spent time with Homeland Security Investigations while pursuing his undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University, and spent his first summer of law school as clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of New York. He is a member of Syracuse Law Review, the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and participates in the Veteran’s Legal Clinic. Full biography

Shelby E. Mann

Ryan D. WhiteShelby is a second year law student at the Syracuse University College of Law. She is the 2018-9 Editor in Chief of the Syracuse Law Review, as well as a member of the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and the senior editor for the Syrian Accountability Project. During her final year at the University of Missouri, she served as a full-time news producer for ABC 17 News. Shelby spent her first summer of law school at the Shelby County District Attorney General's Office in Memphis, Tenn., in the Public Corruption and Economic Crimes Unit. Full biography

Christopher w. FolkChristopher W. Folk

is a 2017 graduate of SU College of Law. A non-traditional student, Christopher returned to academia after spending nearly twenty years in the high tech industry. Christopher served in the Marine Corps, graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. In Applied Economics and Business Management, attended Northeastern University’s High-Tech MBA Program and received a M.S. In Computer Information Systems. Christopher previously worked in Software Engineering. Christopher is currently serving his second term as Town Justice for the Town of Waterloo. Christopher externed with a Cybersecurity firm in the Washington, D.C. area between his first and second year at SU College of Law. Full biography

Anna Maria Castillo

Anna Maria Castillois 2016 graduate of Syracuse College of Law. She also holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She has interned at a London-based think-tank that specializes in transnational terrorism and global security and at the legal department of a defense contractor. She served as an executive editor in the Syracuse Law Review. Full biography

Jennifer A. CamilloJennifer A. Camillo

is a 2015 graduate of Syracuse College of Law and is a prosecutor. She has served as a law clerk in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York and the Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office and as an extern in the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office. She was a member of the Syracuse National Trial Team and was awarded the Tiffany Cup by the New York Bar Association for her trial advocacy achievements.

Tara J. PistoreseTara J. Pistorese

holds Juris Doctor and Masters of Public Administration degrees from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and its College of Law. She wrote for this blog when a student. She is now a member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps.

Benjamin Zaiser

is both a scholar and a Federal Agent of the Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany. (Opinions expressed here are his own and not any part of official duty.) Full biography


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