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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/
  • Jan 25

    Supreme Court to Decide Another Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Case

    Supreme Court to Decide Another Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Case
    The Supreme Court granted certiorari on Friday in OBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs, a case involving the commercial activity exception to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA).  Although the case was the subject of an en banc…
  • Jan 25

    The Foreign Policy Essay: The Kurdish Right to Self-Governance

    The Foreign Policy Essay: The Kurdish Right to Self-Governance
    Editor’s Note: The question of the Kurds is one of the knottiest in the Middle East—and that is saying something. Kurdish rebellions have led to tens of thousands of deaths in Iran, Iraq, and Turkey, and now the Kurds in Syria are…
  • Jan 24

    UNCLOS on Trial in the South China Sea

    UNCLOS on Trial in the South China Sea
    The latest installation of the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative covers several recent developments in the region, including China and Japan’s progress towards an East China Sea crisis mechanism, Japan’s new record defense…
Rank this Week: 171

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/
  • Jan 25

    What's in a name? (Who signs the government's brief?)

    What's in a name? (Who signs the government's brief?)
    Prawfsblawg carries a post about who signs the federal government's SCOTUS briefs, which agencies have authority to sign their own briefs regardless of what the Solicitor General wants, and what signals might be sent when agencies do or do…
  • Jan 24

    Court denies DQ motion; sees the issues clearly

    Court denies DQ motion; sees the issues clearly
    The New York Supreme Court (New York County) denied a DQ motion filed after a joint defense representation fell apart. The joint rep letter was well written and contained lots of warnings and a good explanation of the consequences of...
  • Jan 23

    "Documents Reveal How Sheldon Silver Made Millions from Obscure Legal Jobs"

    "Documents Reveal How Sheldon Silver Made Millions from Obscure Legal Jobs"
    Story at JD Journal. More at Overlawyered and the NYT. The sealed complaint is here. Posting here for ten years has left me largely immune from being surprised when I read of bad behavior by lawyers, but I have to...
Rank this Week: 288

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: 320

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: 1180

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: 4902