Charles Weisselberg Warns Terror Trials May Erode Civilian Protections

Miller-McCun Magazine, July 11, by Ryan Blitstein

Weisselberg believes the judicial ripple effects may reach beyond accused terrorists, with criminal law and procedures from terrorism trials bleeding over to federal cases…. “I don’t think there will be a way to protect U.S. law against these influences, even if we were to remove many cases from the federal courts system,” he said….. Despite his worries, Weisselberg hopes these theories won’t come to fruition. “I’d be happy,” he said, “to be proved wrong.”