Why The Government Can’t Bring Terrorism Charges In Charlottesville : NPR

“And the third is, this is an act of domestic terror, which isn’t itself a crime,” he noted. In short, the government can’t file a criminal charge of domestic terrorism, but so defining the incident does allow it to investigate not only an individual suspect, but also any group the suspect may be affiliated with.

Source: Why The Government Can’t Bring Terrorism Charges In Charlottesville : NPR