In documents filed last week, the ACLU stated it planned to fight for the accused 20-year-old terrorist’s right to access to his attorneys and information his lawyers claim is critical to defending him against a potential death sentence, calling it “no trifling matter” that in the ACLU’s view Tsarnaev’s Sixth Amendment right to a fair trial was being threatened by the conditions of his solitary confinement at the federal lockup at Fort Devens
If true - big if - this is simply wrong. Innocent until proven guilty. Not exactly rocket science here.
Sure, the kid is guilty as bleep, beyond all reasonable doubt. But the rule of law is paramount.