The American legal profession and judicial system bear a unique responsibility to set and maintain the balance between defending homeland security and protecting the civil liberties outlined in the Bill of Rights. These competing interests will continue to collide as the threats to our safety grow. Exploring the most significant terrorist cases of
Introduction. The Fire Bell in the Night: The 1993 World Trade Center Bombing. Homegrown Terrorists: Tim McVeigh and Terry Nichols (1995). Should Zacarias Moussaoui Die for Usama Bin Laden�s Sins? (2006). It Shouldn�t Happen to a Dog? The Trial of the SHAC 7 (2006). All My Trials Soon Be Over? Sami Al-Arian (2005-2010). Victims Fight Back: The Persian Antiquities Cases (2001-2012). At the Tipping Point on the Scales of Justice: National Security v. Civil Liberties (When a U.S. Citizen Is Declared an Unlawful Enemy Combatant). Of Wanna-be�s and Bumblers: the Fort Dix Conspirators and the Underwear Bomber. Lone Madman or Freelance Jihadist? Nidal Malik and the Fort Hood Shootings (2009). The Yemeni Connection (Redux): What the Times Square Bomber Case Portends. Conclusion. Index.