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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/
  • May 23

    Last Week at the Military Commission

    Last Week at the Military Commission
    The Military Commissions were busy last week in the case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Walid bin Attash, Ramzi bin al-Shibh, Ammar al-Baluchi, and Mustafa Ahmad al Hawsawi. In summarizing what happened, we’re experimenting with a new…
  • May 23

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    A suicide bombing at a pop concert in the British city of Manchester killed 22 people and wounded 59 other victims late last night. The bomber has been identified as Salman Abedi, a 22-year-old British son of Libyan immigrants, the New York…
  • May 23

    Facebook Immune from Liability Based on Third-Party Content

    Facebook Immune from Liability Based on Third-Party Content
    In an interesting examination of the role of social media platforms and terrorism, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York dismissed two related complaints against Facebook on Thursday, May 18.  Each set of…
Rank this Week: 95

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/
  • May 23

    Open letter to the U of St. Thomas (Houston) Administration from some philosophers at the University of Notre Dame

    Open letter to the U of St. Thomas (Houston) Administration from some philosophers at the University of Notre Dame
    I was asked to share this open letter from colleagues at Notre Dame, and am happy to do so: May 23, 2017 Open Letter To President Ivany, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Aquila, Dean Evans, and the University...
  • May 23

    Blatti from Memphis to Maryland

    Blatti from Memphis to Maryland
    Stephan Blatti (metaphysics), Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Memphis, has accepted appointment as Associate Director of the Honors College at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he will also be Affiliate…
  • May 23

    Philosopher Alan Thomas (York) has a blog...

    Philosopher Alan Thomas (York) has a blog...
    ...on ethics and social-political philosophy. I only just happened upon it.
Rank this Week: 779

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/
  • May 23

    AALS Section on Professional Responsibility Call for Papers – The Ethics of Legal Education – 2018 AALS Annual Meeting

    AALS Section on Professional Responsibility Call for Papers – The Ethics of Legal Education – 2018 AALS Annual Meeting
    Call for Papers AALS Section on Professional Responsibility The Ethics of Legal Education 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA January 3-6, 2018 The Section on Professional Responsibility is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for the…
  • May 22

    Flynn's 5th Am. Claim Will Not Protect Him

    Flynn's 5th Am. Claim Will Not Protect Him
    General Flynn has reportedly declined to comply with a subpoena for documents, citing the 5th amendment's privilege against self-incrimination. But the privilege does not protect the documents here. At most it will protect the act of…
  • May 12

    Applying Rule 8.4(g) to Closing Argument

    Applying Rule 8.4(g) to Closing Argument
    According to the ABA Journal, a Tennessee lawyer representing a defendant charged with rape made the following comment in closing argument: "People can be very good at lying. Women can be especially good at it because they’re the weaker…
Rank this Week: 456

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: 420

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: 5008