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Noah Feldman

Bringing a Chicken to the Immigration Fight

Noah Feldman Cockfighting, although practiced around the world, is banned in all 50 states. But is someone who breaks the ban committing a crime of moral turpitude? A federal appeals court has said no, declining to deport an immigrant convicted of facilitating a cockfight. In a line that may outrage animal-rights activists, the court said

Should Boston Bombing Confession Stand?

Noah Feldman Outside of “24,” the Federal Bureau of Investigation doesn’t usually interrogate a suspect who’s just been shot in the head, pumped full of opioids and shackled to his hospital bed. But that’s what happened to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on April 20 — and the questioning, by the FBI’s high-value interrogation group, went on with