terrorism

Terrorism Watch List is Unconstitutional, Judge Rules

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga in Virginia, which came in response to a 2016 lawsuit filed by the council on American-Islamic Relations, said the list doesn’t give Americans on the list an adequate opportunity to challenge their status as potential terrorism suspects.

hate

Federal Hate Crime Prosecutions ‘Falling’: Report

Nearly 2,000 hate crimes have been referred to U.S. attorneys since 2009, but just 15 percent have resulted in prosecutions, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse. So far, in 2019, just 17 cases—of 99 referrals under the five hate crime statutes on federal books—have been prosecuted.