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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 31

    Is Putin Selling Out Edward Snowden?

    Is Putin Selling Out Edward Snowden?
    This is rank, arguably irresponsible, speculation. I have had no—that is to say zero—conversations with anyone who knows anything about Snowden’s status in Russia. I can thus offer no particularly good reason to believe…
  • Jul 31

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    Today, the New York Times brings us breaking news on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). An internal CIA review concluded that, yes, CIA personnel improperly accessed computers used by staffers on the Senate Intelligence…
  • Jul 31

    Article III, Appellate Review, and the Leahy Bill: A Response to Orin Kerr

    Article III, Appellate Review, and the Leahy Bill: A Response to Orin Kerr
    Orin’s post from yesterday afternoon wonders whether the Leahy bill’s provision for “certification” of decisions by the FISA Court to the FISA Court of Review (and from there to the Supreme Court) violates Article…
Rank this Week: 88

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 31

    New Books in July

    New Books in July
    Authors and/or publishers kindly sent me these new books this month: Omissions: Agency, Metaphysics, and Responsibility by Randolph Clarke (Oxford University Press, 2014). Faith & Wisdom in Science by Tom McLeish (Oxford University Press,…
  • Jul 31

    Henry Siegman on Gaza: an interview at "Democracy Now"

    Henry Siegman on Gaza: an interview at "Democracy Now"
    Here. An excerpt: [Israel] has what seems on the surface a justifiable objective of ending these attacks, the rockets that come from Gaza and are aimed—it’s hard to say they’re aimed at civilians, because they never seem to…
  • Jul 31

    Senators unveil new legislation addressing sexual assault on campu

    Senators unveil new legislation addressing sexual assault on campu
    IHE has an account.
Rank this Week: 200

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: 693

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 31

    Cuomo's Watergate?

    Cuomo's Watergate?
    The Times reports today that US Attorney Preet Bharara has warned Cuomo about obstruction of justice. This warning came after Cuomo on Monday defended his decision to disband the state Moreland Commission formed to investigate corruption in…
  • Jul 29

    The ABA Journal on LegalZoom

    The ABA Journal on LegalZoom
    Here's the article. Milan and I offer contrasting perspectives that largely resemble our earlier discussions here. In a nutshell, my take is that LegalZoom should be permitted to continue its work, but with some modest regulatory oversight,…
  • Jul 29

    More on red-lining (Cal. Opn. 2013-189)

    More on red-lining (Cal. Opn. 2013-189)
    A helpful reader reminded me that the recent COPRAC opinion 2013-189 on ethics in contract negotiation has a scenario based upon red-lining.
Rank this Week: 310

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: 3218