The million-plus practicing lawyers and their many bar organizations should be on the ramparts defending against the insidious rejection of due process, probable cause, habeas corpus and privacy.
For several decades the United States took UFO reports very seriously. In fact, it was the Air Force that coined the term UFO in the first place. Government-sponsored UFO investigations are documented like never before in the new book UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry.
Steve Rosen and Keith Weissman were indicted under the 1917 Espionage Act, an almost-never used relic of World War I. The government also sought to have the defendants -- US citizens -- tried in secret.