President Barack Obama is starting a huge media push to gain support for a limited attack on Syria, but he faces a skeptical public and a divided Congress.
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Bradley Manning’s request for hormone therapy is likely to start another legal battle for the convicted WikiLeaks suspect, who now wants to be called Chelsea Manning; also, we look at the debate about a constitutional right to an education.
With Bradley Manning receiving a 35-year prison sentence on Wednesday, observers of the WikiLeaks saga are wondering what’s next for Julian Assange, the site’s founder?
Jonathan Hafetz from Seton Hall Law School, in a commentary, says the NSA’s surveillance programs undermine Fourth Amendment protections and they could affect the conduct of ordinary citizens.
Geoffrey Corn, a professor at South Texas College of Law and a former JAG Officer, takes us through the constitutional aspects of Major Nidal Hasan’s murder trial, and how the process of military justice works in a capital punishment case.