Breivik is the flip side of Osama bin Laden, who had he been captured and not killed might have used the stage provided by a trial to spew venom on America.
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As a country, we have long argued over constitutional safeguards for criminal defendants, and we will continue to do so long after Casey Anthony is forgotten.
The Constitution’s Sixth Amendment does not promise, and does not require, a perfect trial in any criminal case.
At the Center, two prominent Supreme Court litigators — Carter Phillips and Kanan Shanmugam — argued this very issue before a panel of distinguished federal judges.
At this year’s PJP event in March, the moot court considered expanding the “public safety exception” to reading Miranda rights in terrorism cases. I authored the hypothetical for that moot and you can watch the oral argument here. Since then, the Wall Street Journal obtained an FBI memorandum delineating circumstances in which its agents can […]