The Obama administration’s decision to interrogate the Boston Marathon bombing suspect without first warning him of his rights has sparked criticism from both sides of the political spectrum about the best way to prosecute terrorism cases.
The man accused of the Christmas 2009 attempt to blow up a Northwest Airlines plane with explosives hidden in his underpants wasn’t told he had a right to remain silent when interviewed by U.S. investigators, an FBI agent testified.
In times of war, the law is not silent. War is not a moral wilderness: At the Second Lateran Council in 1139, the use of the crossbow was banned among European knights. Throughout history, there have been codes that even the hell of war could not override.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will remove airport body scanners that privacy advocates likened to strip searches after OSI Systems Inc. couldn’t write software to make passenger images less revealing.
OSI Systems Inc.’s Rapiscan unit, one of two suppliers of body-scanning machines in U.S. airports, may have falsified tests of software intended to stop the machines from recording graphic images of travelers, a U.S. lawmaker said.
OSI Systems Inc. fell the most in more than 15 years after a U.S. lawmaker said tests may have been falsified on software intended to stop the company’s airport body-scanning machines from recording graphic images of travelers.