Tarek Mehanna Guilty in Controversial Terrorism Lawsuit


Tarek Mehanna Guilty in Controversial Terrorism Lawsuit. Plus, waiting on Obama’s desk is a defense bill that would allow the military to arrest American citizens anywhere in the world at the whim of the executive branch — moves that one Salon reporter says shred the Constitution to pieces. “They both came out the same week, but they are part of a pattern of putting to one side the fundamental freedoms we’ve taken for granted. We’re into a whole new legal terrain,” says Nancy Murray, of the Massachusetts chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. [Salon]