USA Today - The National Academy of Sciences released a groundbreaking report Thursday that provides strong scientific confirmation and explanation of what we've long known about the reliability of eyewitness identifications: They're not nearly as reliable as we'd like to think.
The Daily Beast - While Congress votes this week on President Obama’s modest request for authority to train and equip Syrian rebels to battle ISIS on their territory, the legal debate most occupying the opinion columns remains more about what the President has not yet sought: broad authority to deploy American military force to seek out and destroy the terrorist group ourselves.
Verdict Justia - Last week, President Barack Obama addressed the nation to outline the measures the United States is using to deal with the latest terrorist threat, the Islamic State (“ISIS” or “ISIL,” as the Administration calls it).
UK Wired - Deborah Pearlstein, a professor at Cardozo School of Law in New York, said Islamic State is no longer part of al-Qaeda. "They're enemies," she said. "By attacking today's [IS] we are in no sense attacking al-Qaeda."