Faculty Notes

The Guardian Features Tweet by Prof. Julian Ku About US Charges Against Julian Assange

Julian Ku, Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty Director of International Programs

Assange arrest: Trump claims to ‘know nothing about WikiLeaks’ despite past praise — as it happened
By Tom McCarthy, Frances Perraudin, Matthew Weaver and Gabrielle Canon
The Guardian
April 11, 2019 (Updated April 12)

Some thoughts and commentary on those US charges against Assange. …

Julian Ku

So he is being charged with helping Chelsea Manning steal classified documents from US databases (by helping [her] crack passcodes, create new usernames). He is not being charged with publishing the docs.

Read the full article on the Guardian website (Professor Ku’s tweet appears on page 5 of 8).