Federal judge: Terror law violates 1st Amendment

Spread the love
  • Yum
Share

ShareThis

Federal judge: Terror law violates 1st Amendment 16 May 2012 A judge on Wednesday struck down a portion of a law giving the government wide powers to regulate the detention, interrogation and prosecution of suspected terrorists, saying it left journalists, scholars and political activists facing the prospect of indefinite detention for exercising First Amendment rights. U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan said in a written ruling that a single page of the law has a “chilling impact on First Amendment rights.”

Citizens for Legitimate Government  
 
Play Saga First MMORTS

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Speak Your Mind