The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988 has a long legal history, most recently dredged up by the “compassionate” release Friday of a Libyan convicted of planning the attack who is reportedly terminally ill with cancer.

The uproar surrounding Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill’s decision to release Abdelbaset al-Megrahi to allow him to die in his native country has only intensified in recent days.

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