New Jersey, often used as a petri dish for new legal processes since the Sept. 11 attacks, may boast the largest number of lawyers and judicial officers with hands-on experience in terror issues. Two such lawyers are looking at options for freeing an "enemy combatant" held incommunicado in a South Carolina military jail. Noting that the man was not captured in battle or accused of links to 9/11, attorney Lawrence Lustberg says, "We have an issue that nobody else has litigated."
In the Forefront of Terror Cases
New Jersey Law Journal
August 8, 2003