Unfinished Business in the AIPAC case

Friday the Department of Justice indicated to the court that it would be filing a motion to dismiss the case it had brought against two former officials of AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee).The landscape of this case has changed significantly since it was first brought," the government motion stated, referring to several court rulings against the prosecution, which drastically increased its burden of proof, while granting defense motions to introduce previously classified information and to call influential expert witnesses for the defense."In addition to adjusting to the requirement of meeting an unexpectedly higher evidentiary threshold in order to prevail at trial, the Government must also assess the nature, quality, and quantity of evidence - including information relevant to prosecution and defense theories expected at trial.""In the proper discharge of our duties and obligations, we have re-evaluated the case based on the present context and...(Read Full Article)