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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/
  • Feb 27

    Fishing Expedition

    Fishing Expedition
    Do you worry that the NSA, perhaps in a joint program with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, might be considering a “collect-it-all” program to seize and monitor fish, crocodiles, or antelopes for national security…
  • Feb 27

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    The number of Assyrian Christians kidnapped by the Islamic State continues to rise. The New York Times reports that, according to one local Assyrian leader, 287 people have now been captured by the militant group, and dozens of villages in…
  • Feb 27

    Wednesday and Thursday at the Military Commissions: Al Nashiri

    Wednesday and Thursday at the Military Commissions: Al Nashiri
    At the outset of Wednesday’s session in the Al Nashiri military commission—the criminal proceeding against a Guantanamo detainee accused of plotting, among other things, the 2000 attack on the USS Cole—Judge Vance…
Rank this Week: 100

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/
  • Feb 27

    Reader poll #7 results: what is your primary occupation

    Reader poll #7 results: what is your primary occupation
    So with not quite 1800 votes, here are the results: What is your primary occupation? Tenure-track philosophy professor 21%379 Tenure-track professor in another field 6%101 Non-tenure-track philosophy teacher 9%168 Non-tenure-track teacher in…
  • Feb 26

    Haldane from St Andrews to Baylor

    Haldane from St Andrews to Baylor
    John Haldane, Professor of Philosophy at the University of St Andrews and a leading "Analytical Thomist" working across metaphysics, ethics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion and medieval philosophy, has accepted a senior offer from…
  • Feb 26

    More on U Conn's Susan Schneider's work with NASA

    More on U Conn's Susan Schneider's work with NASA
    Here. (Thanks to Michael Swanson for the pointer.)
Rank this Week: 137

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/
  • Feb 27

    AALS Program to Honor Monroe Freedman

    AALS Program to Honor Monroe Freedman
    Monroe's Hofstra colleague, Susan Saab Fortney, passes along this news: Thanks to everyone for their reflections and words of condolence related to the passing of Monroe. As Roy Simon mentioned, from the day I arrived at Hofstra, Monroe was…
  • Feb 26

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman
    Professor Ellen Yaroshefsky sends along the terribly sad news that our dear colleague, friend, and co-blogger Monroe Freedman passed away this morning. From Ellen's email: It is with profound sadness that I let you know that Monroe Freedman…
  • Feb 26

    SCOTUS sides against dentists: "established ethical standards may blend with private anticompetitive motives"

    SCOTUS sides against dentists: "established ethical standards may blend with private anticompetitive motives"
    Discussion of the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC over at Marginal Revolution. The Court sided with the FTC, which had deemed anti-competitive the Board's efforts to quash un-licensed teeth whiteners.
Rank this Week: 147

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/
  • Feb 26

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman (1928-2015)

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman (1928-2015)
    A leading figure in legal ethics, Professor Freedman spent the first part of his career on the faculty at George Washington University, before moving to...
  • Feb 25

    Speedy turnover of leadership at Washington & Lee

    Speedy turnover of leadership at Washington & Lee
    After the dramatic budgetary announcement by the University President last week, the current Washington & Lee Law Dean Nora Demleitner announced she was stepping down...
  • Feb 24

    Northwestern law in Qatar...

    Northwestern law in Qatar...
    ...helping establish a new 3-year American-style JD.
Rank this Week: 208

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: 1784