This blog …

... supports Professor William Snyder's sections of National Security Law, Counterterrorism Law, and Prosecuting Terrorists at the Syracuse University College of Law.

Prosecutors Will be Held to Lower Standard in Kiriakou Case After Court Ruling

Oct 23rd, 2012 Current Affairs, Inteligence

In the case against former CIA officer John Kiriakou, who is accused of leaking the names of covert operatives to journalists, The Miami Herald reports that the court has ruled prosecutors will not have to prove Kiriakou intended harm against the United States. Rather, the article explains, prosecutors will only have to show Kiriakou had reason to believe the information could be used to injure America.

According to The Miami Herald, Kiriakou’s lawyers unsuccessfully urged the court to impose the stricter standard and “were demanding the government turn over classified evidence that would demonstrate Kiriakou’s devotion to the U.S.”

You can read the full article here.

Share this article:

Tags:

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Categories