Terrorism Law Is a Niche for a Deepening Pool of Defenders in New York

November 25, 2012

In New York, rounding up “the usual suspects” in terrorism cases nowadays may well refer to the defense lawyers.

As Islamic terrorists from around the world are brought to Federal District Court in Manhattan or Brooklyn to face prosecution, an extraordinary outgrowth has been a deepening pool of lawyers qualified to represent them. It is a peculiar niche of defense work, requiring skills not always taught in law school.

Links: The New York Times