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Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Jul 5

    Article from Dr. Abdallah bin Muhammad al-Muhaysini: "The Fifth of Ramadan"

    Article from Dr. Abdallah bin Muhammad al-Muhaysini: "The Fifth of Ramadan"
    Click here for the original post. -- In the name of Allah, the most gracious, the most merciful. Praise be to Allah, and peace and blessings are be upon his prophets and messenger. ((O my lord! open for me my chest (1) and ease my task…
  • Jul 4

    The Lawfare Podcast: Should the U.S. Put Boots on the Ground to Fight ISIS?

    The Lawfare Podcast: Should the U.S. Put Boots on the Ground to Fight ISIS?
    Last week, Brookings convened three policy experts, Michael Doran of the Hudson Institute, Brookings fellows Michael O’Hanlon and Jeremy Sharpiro, as well as Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) for the first ever Brookings Debate. The…
  • Jul 4

    NSA German Intercept

    NSA German Intercept
    Yesterday Wikileaks published three summaries of NSA intercepts of German government communications. To me, the most interesting thing is not the intercept analyses themselves, but this spreadsheet of intelligence targets. Here we learn the…
Rank this Week: 191

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    Ethics Opinion: Can You Threaten Another Lawyer With Disciplinary Charges?

    Ethics Opinion: Can You Threaten Another Lawyer With Disciplinary Charges?
    A new opinion issued by the Professional Ethics Committee of the New York City Bar Association discusses whether -- and under what circumstances -- an attorney may threaten another lawyer with disciplinary charges. From the digest: An…
  • Jun 28

    May a state AG stand -- or encourage others to stand -- at the clerk's office door to deny citizens' known legal rights?

    May a state AG stand -- or encourage others to stand -- at the clerk's office door to deny citizens' known legal rights?
    This time religious freedom is the apparent excuse for blatantly unprofessional conduct in the face of a Supreme Court ruling. Religious freedom of state employees cannot possibly mean that two Jewish people or two Muslim people should have…
  • Jun 27

    Innovation in Law

    Innovation in Law
    Ben Barton has two articles on Bloomberg BNA. The first is titled Law Firms Push For High-End Work is Short Sighted and the second is Lessons From the Rise of LegalZoom. These articles are relevant to the recent discussion on...
Rank this Week: 461

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
  • Jul 3

    Visiting faculty at the top six law schools, 2015-16, 3rd draft

    Visiting faculty at the top six law schools, 2015-16, 3rd draft
    As I've done in the past, I'm posting a list of the visiting professors (who hold university appointments elsewhere) at the top six law schools,...
  • Jul 2

    Lateral hires with tenure (or equivalent), 2015-16

    Lateral hires with tenure (or equivalent), 2015-16
    These are appointments that will take effect in 2016; I will move the list to the front at various intervals as new additions come in....
  • Jun 29

    Judge Posner on the same-sex marriage decision

    Judge Posner on the same-sex marriage decision
    This line from his commentary was particularly funny: The chief justice criticizes the majority for “order[ing] the transformation of a social institution that has formed...
Rank this Week: 692

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1021

Texas Coastal Law Society

Texas Coastal Law Society

From the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas.

http://texascoastallaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3457