Tag Archives: Domestic

Seditious Conspiracy Is the Real Domestic Terrorism Statute

Domestic terrorism has an unusual status in federal criminal law. On the one hand, the law defines domestic terrorism, but only for the purpose of authorizing law enforcement investigations; unlike international terrorism, domestic terrorism itself is not a criminal offense, and thus one cannot be convicted for the crime of domestic terrorism. Reflecting this gap,… Read More »

Oregon Secretary of State report urges stronger effort to counter domestic extremism

A report released Wednesday by the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office found gaps in the state’s attempts to counter domestic extremism and suggested five areas where lawmakers should focus to better counter the growing threat. The advisory report, titled “Oregon Can Do More to Mitigate the Alarming Risk of Domestic Terrorism and Violent Extremist Attacks,”… Read More »

Domestic violence survivors say Philly put them at risk by failing to reopen a supervised parental visit site

It was around the time her daughter’s father fired off a gun outside her home, according to Tysheema Brown, that she realized navigating custody wouldn’t be easy. Brown filed for a protective order and sole custody. But a Philadelphia Family Court judge ordered supervised visits for Brown’s 2-year-old daughter and her father. A judge can… Read More »

Domestic terrorism charge against Orleans County student marks rare use of 2018 law

Lake Region Union High School. Image via Google Maps Late last week, a Lake Region Union High School student threatened gun violence on Snapchat, calling out three students by name, as well as the entire school community.  The minor was quickly apprehended and appeared in family court last Friday, facing charges of criminal threatening and… Read More »