Jeffrey Sterling: The Government’s Circumstantial Case

The government presented a compelling, but circumstantial case. Jeffrey Sterling’s lawyer poked big holes in that. But the government doesn’t have to prove Sterling was James Risen’s only source, just that he did serve as a source for classified information.

Government Declares a Monopoly on the Right to Call James Risen as a Witness

The government wants to prevent Jeffrey Sterling from calling James Risen to testify.

Government Wants to Know Potential Sterling Jurors’ Opinions about Whistleblowers

While the government objects to the judge asking questions about potential jurors’ in the Jeffrey Sterling trial opinions about Condoleezza Rice, it does want to know how they feel about whistleblowers.

The Jeffrey Sterling Trial: A Preview

An overview of what to expect from the Jeffrey Sterling trial.

Risen Testifies at Sterling Pre-Trial Hearing

James Risen sat alone in the far corner of the expansive hallway outside the courtroom. It was a fitting beginning for a day in which he seemed alone, even apart from his lawyers. Risen was there in response to a government subpoena to testify in a pre-trial in the case of Jeffery Sterling. The government claims that Sterling, while working for the CIA, was a source in Risen’s reporting on an alleged U.S. government scheme to transfer flawed nuclear weapons blueprints to Iran more than a decade ago.