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.
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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.
Four significant events on Wednesday have pushed the public debate about government surveillance and Internet privacy to new levels—and have led to new questions about the NSA and its spying activities.