A Pakistani state murder prosecutor working on the assassination case of former PM Benazir Bhutto, has been shot dead in Islamabad. Anonymous gunmen intercepted Chaudhry Zulfiqar’s car in a middle-class neighborhood, riddling it with bullets.
The United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court quietly rubber stamped nearly 2,000 government requests to search or electronically monitor people in the United States last year, according to a Justice Department report published this week.
The Los Angeles Police Department will not be held liable in the shooting death of an unarmed 19-year-old killed last year when officers fired upwards of 100 rounds at him following a high-speed pursuit.
As Washington increases its reliance on drone warfare overseas, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is preparing a legal fight at home by setting up a database to protect Americans who could face charges thanks to drone surveillance.
During a Tuesday speech to New York City Police Department brass, Mayor Michael Bloomberg equated critics of the controversial stop-and-frisk policy, which is the subject of an ongoing federal lawsuit, with an unruly mob.