South Bay Man Arrested For Al Qaeda Ties
Jenny Martinez is quoted on the use of the material support statute in the prosecution of terrorism cases in the context of the arrest of a San Jose man who is alleged to have ties to al Qaeda and whose "brother is one of the FBI's most wanted terrorists." KGO reports:
Jenny Martinez is a Stanford law professor who has argued before the Supreme Court in terrorism cases. She says the government is using its post 9/11 tools to thwart terrorism.
Jenny Martinez, Stanford Law School: "There have been a number of indictments brought under the materials support statute and this is one where they're saying this man in San Jose was proving material support to his brother who was a terrorist."