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Journal of Deradicalization, Center on Terrorism at John Jay College of Criminal Justice
December 29, 2017

Risk Reduction in Terrorism Cases: Sentencing and the Post-Conviction Environment
By Kelly Berkell

The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University reported on the lead charges in “terrorism-international matters” filed in U.S. district courts during the first nine months of FY 2016. Material support and related charges, including concealing or harboring terrorists, topped the list with the most counts filed. Other charges that TRAC ranked among the most frequent were: violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. § 1705), control of arms exports and imports (22 U.S.C. § 2778), conspiracy to kill/kidnap/maim a person or damage public property outside of the U.S. (18 U.S.C. § 956), conveying false information and hoaxes concerning specified subjects (18 U.S.C. § 1038), engaging in interstate and foreign travel or transportation in aid of racketeering enterprises (18 US.C. § 1952), and engaging in prohibited acts relating to controlled substances (21 U.S.C. § 960).......[Citing TRAC data and reports].

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