Post Content

Which person has the National Security Administration (the NSA), Hong KongRussia and the US government had a mutual interest in lately? Edward Snowden, a computer specialist who worked for the CIA and the NSA is accused of leaking details from several top-secret United States and British government mass surveillance programs to the press. While he remains in Russia having been granted asylum for one year, he may have to look for another country that will grant him permanent asylum.

Have you ever wondered what types of international extradition treaties and plea bargaining agreements are in existence? With your patron card you can access the Hein Online journal database to read more about plea, immunity and cooperation agreements.

Ever wondered what types of extradition treaties exist between the United States and other countries? Click here. Don’t forget, you can borrow books on this topic from the Trial Court Law Libraries.

To read more about the latest events concerning the ongoing investigation about Edward Snowden, click here.

Sources: CBS news, the White House blog and Wikipedia.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Real Estate Recording Fees to be Increased posted on Dec 10

Under Massachusetts General Laws chapter 44B section 8,  real property conveyance documents recorded at the Registry of Deeds are subject to a Community Preservation Act surcharge.  This law was amended by chapter 41 sections 29 and 30 of the Acts of 2019.  Effective December 31,   …Continue Reading Real Estate Recording Fees to be Increased

Portraits in Massachusetts Law: Lucy Stone posted on Nov 13

Portraits in Massachusetts Law: Lucy Stone

Portraits in Massachusetts Law is a regular feature of Massachusetts Law Updates. These pages provide links to biographical information abut people who have been particularly important in legal history in Massachusetts, as our government took shape in the cauldron of the American Revolution and grew and changed throughout   …Continue Reading Portraits in Massachusetts Law: Lucy Stone

Word(s) of the month – suffrage posted on Nov 1

Word(s) of the month - suffrage

Words of law is a regular feature of Massachusetts Law Updates, highlighting a particular word or phrase and its meaning in law. Today’s word is suffrage. suffrage (sәf-rji). (14c) 1. the right or privilege of casting a vote at a public election. – Also termed right to vote.   …Continue Reading Word(s) of the month – suffrage