by Sean Johnson
Amidst the terribly tragic events of the last week, countless smaller news items were understandably forgotten, but at least one now bears remembering.
Earlier this month Kathy Boudin, former domestic terrorist who spent almost twenty years in prison on second-degree murder charges, was named to a position of scholar-in-residence at NYU Law School. Already a Columbia University professor since 2008, she spent the years between 1984 and 2003 behind bars for her involvement in the killing of two police officers and a security guard during an armored car robbery that she and her accomplices described as anti-imperialist activism.
Boudin and her accomplices were also members of Weather Underground, a domestic terrorism group created to Read more…