Statement on the passing of Rosenberg case co-defendant, Morton Sobell

January 31, 2019: News has just broken that Morton Sobell, co-defendant of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, passed away December 26, 2018, at the age of 101. Following his conviction, Mort was sentenced to 30 years in prison and served 17 before being released in 1969. For decades, Mort maintained his innocence. Then in 2008, in connection with the release of key, previously-secret documents from the case, he abruptly reversed course and admitted he had conspired with Julius to supply the Soviets with non-atomic military and industrial information. Read our statement on Morton Sobell's passing, here.

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