Parades, fireworks and barbecues are annual July 4 traditions. So are reports of terrorist threats. And that makes Americans less likely to take them seriously even though this year’s situation is new, experts say. (Continue reading . . .)
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“Whistleblowers, Leaks, and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security”The new book, edited by Medill's Ellen Shearer, Paul Rosenzweig and Timothy McNulty delves into the various areas of law surrounding the recent and well-known cases of NSA contractor Edward Snowden, Private First Class Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, among others.
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