Ex-CIA agent gets 30 months for leaks

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- A former U.S. spy was sentenced to 30 months in prison Friday for leaking information to reporters on waterboarding after he left the CIA.
CIA chief hails ex-agent's guilty plea

CIA chief hails ex-agent's guilty plea

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The CIA's chief hailed ex-agent John Kiriakou's guilty plea for leaking the name of a covert operative as "an important victory" for the intelligence community.

Trial of ex-CIA officer delayed

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The trial of an ex-CIA officer accused of leaking classified information to a reporter was postponed in a dispute over a judge's decision to bar two witnesses.

Man pleads guilty in kickback scheme

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- An American drew a 366-day prison term Friday for scheming to obtain kickbacks on government contracts in Afghanistan, the Justice Department said.

New Orleans man spied for China

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Arlington, Va., Friday sentenced a New Orleans man to more than 15 years in prison for spying for China.

Wiretapping at center of terror case

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- There may be a retrial of a major terror case if defense lawyers are not given access to alleged wiretapping evidence, a federal judge in Virginia said.

Jurors see Moussaoui as bit player

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 5 (UPI) -- Self-proclaimed terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui, seen by some jurors as a bit player in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, faces life in a U.S. "supermax" prison.

Spain begins al-Qaida trial

MADRID, April 22 (UPI) -- Spain began Friday a trial of the suspected leader of al-Qaida in Spain and others in Europe's largest terror trial, El Pais reported in its online edition.

Moussaoui deemed sane enough to plead

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 21 (UPI) -- The only person charged in a U.S. court in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks has been ruled mentally competent to plead guilty to federal terror charges.

9-11 suspect must accept legal help

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Alexandria, Va., Friday revoked the right of Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person charged in the Sept. 11 attacks, to self-representation.

Terror suspect wins witness access

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Washington yesterday granted suspected "20th hijacker" Zacarias Moussaoui access to two higher-level al-Qaida members.

Ashcroft defies court order

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- Attorney General John Ashcroft has refused to obey an order involving accused terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui, who wants another terrorist to testify for him.

Moussaoui asks for new trial venue

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) -- Zacarias Moussaoui -- the only person so far charged in connection with the Sept. 11 terror attacks on New York and Washington -- Monday requested a new trial venue to avoid jury bias and to ensure the safety of the jury pool. Prosecutors defended the cur

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

A New York strip club is getting criticism from World Trade Center victims' families, emergency workers and area residents for using famous flag-raising images in promoting the club, the New York Post reports.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International
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Leonie M. Brinkema (born June 26, 1944) is a United States District Court judge, in the Eastern District of Virginia.

Of Dutch descent, Brinkema was born in Teaneck, New Jersey, and received her B.A. from Douglass College in 1966 and undertook graduate studies in philosophy at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1966) and New York University (1967-1969). She earned her M.L.S. at Rutgers University in 1970 and her J.D. at Cornell Law School in 1976.

She worked in the United States Department of Justice Criminal Division's public integrity section 1976–1977, and then the U.S. Attorney's office in the Eastern District of Virginia, Criminal Division 1977–1983. During 1983–1984 she returned to the Criminal Division and worked as a solo practitioner from 1984–1985.

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