Topic: Espionage Act
After recent New York Times stories containing information that some considered a threat to national security the House is considering revising the Espionage Act, and allowing journalists to be prosecuted for disclosing sensitive information.
Former CIA officer John Kiriakou, author of 'The Reluctant Spy: My Secret Life in the CIA’s War on Terror,' faces up to 30 years in prison for allegedly disclosing classified information to reporters.
Julian Assange faces a US grand jury investigation for his releases of information through WikiLeaks. Are there parallels between RIchard Nixon's legal action against The New York Times for publishing the Pentagon Papers?
06/14/2011 12:21 pm
Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden, a British judge ruled Thursday. His attorneys argued that the US will extradite him from there, putting him at risk of a death sentence.
02/24/2011 03:12 pm
Vice President Joe Biden called WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange a ‘high-tech terrorist.’ His remarks Sunday could hint at a possible Justice Department strategy for a WikiLeaks prosecution.
12/20/2010 01:00 pm
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seems to be on just about everyone's hit list in Washington. But there are some who call for restraint, saying the legal issues are murky at best.
12/17/2010 05:38 pm
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange claimed Friday that US prosecutors are carrying out a secretive grand-jury probe into WikiLeaks activities.
12/17/2010 12:43 pm
Terrorism & Security Australia's Kevin Rudd: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange not responsible for cable release
Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd said the Americans who gave the cables to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are to blame, not Assange. Assange could be extradited to Sweden, where he faces rape allegations.
12/08/2010 08:36 am
It is entirely possible that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is already under indictment in the US. Grand juries work in secret, and indictments can be sealed, but there have been hints.
12/02/2010 06:12 pm
WikiLeaks has been booted from Amazon. What does this mean for Julian Assange and the future of the site?
12/01/2010 04:11 pm