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Judge Questions Constitutionality of Law in AIPAC Case

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· Story link U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III questioned the constitutionality of a law under which two former lobbyists…

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U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III questioned the constitutionality of a law under which two former lobbyists with a pro-Israel group were charged with receiving and disclosing national defense information. The law, the Espionage Act of WWI, may be unduly broad and vague, especially given its potential impact on First Amendment rights, he said. (3/27/06)