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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 29

    Senator Leahy Unveils New USA Freedom Act

    Senator Leahy Unveils New USA Freedom Act
    Here is Senator Patrick Leahy’s (D-Vt.) proposal to restrict various forms of surveillance–which he is discussing, at this hour, on the Senate floor.  We hope to post some analysis of the bill shortly.
  • Jul 29

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    The conflict between Israel and Hamas has intensified. The AP reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested that Israel should prepare itself for a drawn-out conflict, and that he has no immediate plans to end the…
  • Jul 29

    Why Indictments Won’t Stop China’s Cybersnooping

    Why Indictments Won’t Stop China’s Cybersnooping
    The Chinese government and its proxies have recently ratcheted up harassment of U.S. IT firms doing business in China.  In the last week, China has deployed its antitrust laws against Qualcomm and Microsoft.  This comes on the heels…
Rank this Week: 65

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/
  • Jul 29

    Comedians talk about philosopher

    Comedians talk about philosopher
    Free podcasts! (Thanks to Kylie Wakefield for the pointer.)
  • Jul 29

    Should philosophy of religion be taught at secular universities?

    Should philosophy of religion be taught at secular universities?
    A curious discussion going on in the bowels of cyberspace apparently launched by an atheist radio personality. I would think the answer is pretty clearly "yes," given that a number of important metaphysical and epistemological issues are…
  • Jul 29

    CUNY's Godfrey-Smith to take up half-time appointment at Sydney

    CUNY's Godfrey-Smith to take up half-time appointment at Sydney
    Peter Godfrey Smith (philosophy of biology & mind), Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York Graduate Center, has accepted a half-time appointment at the University of Sydney, where he will spend every…
Rank this Week: 185

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/
  • Jul 28

    What is going on at Clearspire?

    What is going on at Clearspire?
    Clearspire -- along with Axiom, LegalForce, VLP Law Group, Vista Law, Legal Force, and Paragon -- is one of the most interesting and innovative companies (law firms?) in the legal space. (John Dzienkowski published an excellent article about…
  • Jul 28

    ACLU/Human Rights Watch Report on Government Surveillance of the Media and Lawyer

    ACLU/Human Rights Watch Report on Government Surveillance of the Media and Lawyer
    The ACLU and Human Rights Watch have issued this 120 page report on government surveillance and its effects on journalists and lawyers. A press release summarizing the key findings is here. The report has a section on professional…
  • Jul 28

    Honesty and competence in negotiating contracts: red-lining etiquette

    Honesty and competence in negotiating contracts: red-lining etiquette
    There's an interesting discussion at Adams on Contract Drafting about red-lining etiquette. (h/t: Corporate Counsel) The comments discuss what's fair, or misleading, or confusing. I was recently told by some corporate lawyers that they always…
Rank this Week: 711

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/
Rank this Week: 868

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: 2629