Judge John C. Coughenour in sentencing terrorism Ahmed Ressum.
"We did not need to use a secret military tribunal, detain the defendant indefinitely as an enemy combatant or deny the defendant the right to counsel," he said Wednesday. "The message to the world from today's sentencing is that our courts have not abandoned our commitment to the ideals that set our nation apart."Read the full story to see the superiority of open courts and rule of law in action.
If you live in the Philadelphia area, please be on the lookout for Latoyia Figueroa, who dissappeared July 18th. She is five months pregnant and has a 7 year old daughter. This story started in blogistan and has been picked up by the mainstream press.