Edward Snowden


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Locate an article that discusses the actions and prosecution of Edward Snowden. In your initial post, provide a link to the article and answer the following questions:

  • What source of law controls Snowden’s prosecution? Explain your answer.
  • Can Snowden be charged and arrested by a state law-enforcement officer? Can he be prosecuted in a state court? Why or why not?
  • Do Snowden’s actions violate substantive and/or moral laws? Explain your answer.
  • What goals/purposes of the criminal justice system justify criminal action against Snowden?
  • Why?

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Edward Snowden
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One of the criminal cases that have refused to exit the legal scene in the United States is
the case of Edward Snowden. He is one of the cases that have led to a major debate on the
prosecution of surveillance offenders. There is still confusion in the case as still Edward
Snowden has not been prosecuted by the United States for the mass surveillance. This is the case
that changes the world in terms of how the United States deals with human rights. He has
revealed the mass surveillance that the government undertakes across the world. He did this
through for the first time sharing the...

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