Attorneys for Sayfullo Saipov, who is accused of killing eight people and injuring 12 others in a vehicular terrorist attack in New York City last Halloween, have petitioned the government to preclude the death penalty again their client or appoint an independent prosecutor to decide whether the death penalty should be pursued.
Latest in President Trump
Decision Responsibility, Legal Secrecy, and Congress’s Options.
Critics say Trump is refusing to comply with some of the new NDAA’s key provisions. That’s not quite right—but it may not be entirely wrong, either.
What Michael Cohen’s Plea and Paul Manafort’s Conviction Mean for Trump and the Mueller Investigation
Seven questions about national security and the way forward in the wake of Tuesday’s events.
President Trump has signed a massive new National Defense Authorization Act. What does it mean for U.S. national security?
Lawfare’s bi-weekly roundup of U.S.-China technology policy news.
What Mueller may do and when should the public know it.
Some presidential behavior that may not consist of discrete crimes is still within range of the serious “abuse or violation” of public trust that justifies discussion of impeachment.