Fact Of The Day

“The federal courts can and will sort [the prosecution of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev] out, as they have many times since 9/11. Almost 500 times, to be exact—that’s the number of convictions for terrorism crimes since the attacks on the World Trade Centers. The number of convictions before military commissions, on the other hand, is just seven. (More related myths and facts here, from Human Rights First)” – Emily Bazelon.