Texas University law professor Steve Vladeck explains why the move by the US to charge Julian Assange, a media publisher, with espionage (18 U.S.C. § 793(e)) for reporting on US war crimes in Iraq is a direct threat to press freedom worldwide going forward.

by AssuredlyAThrowAway Today, wikileaks publisher Julian Assange was arrested on an extradition warrant to the US related to 18 U.S.C. § 793(e) (an espionage statute) as punishment for the publication of the “Collateral … Read more