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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/
  • Dec 10

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    On Monday, the White House released a major report on the legal and policy frameworks guiding U.S. use of military force. Benjamin Wittes provided his thoughts on the report, and Chris Mirasola and Helen Klein Murillo gave us a detailed…
  • Dec 9

    This Week at the Military Commissions, 12/7 Session: “In Light of Political Events”

    This Week at the Military Commissions, 12/7 Session: “In Light of Political Events”
    The court reconvenes for the last open session this week, with KSM and Hawsawi still absent. After military judge Colonel James Pohl establishes that the two voluntarily waived their presence, David Nevin speaks up for KSM, beginning the day…
  • Dec 9

    Why the 9th Circuit Was Right in Mohamed Mohamud, and a Startling Thing It May Have Gotten Wrong

    Why the 9th Circuit Was Right in Mohamed Mohamud, and a Startling Thing It May Have Gotten Wrong
    Earlier this week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a long-awaited opinion in U.S. v. Mohamed Mohamud. The opinion has gotten some bounce, with pieces by Orin Kerr in the Post and by Jennifer Daskal and Elizabeth Goitein in Just…
Rank this Week: 171

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: 238

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/
  • Nov 30

    On Trump and Divestment

    On Trump and Divestment
    I, like many, am very concerned that the President-Elect's business interests will interfere with the performance of his duties as President. While Trump may sincerely believe that the conflicts of interests posed by his sprawling business…
  • Nov 28

    Salyzyn asks, "American Legal Ethics: Federalized, Privatized...Commercialized?"

    Salyzyn asks, "American Legal Ethics: Federalized, Privatized...Commercialized?"
    Last this week, Professor Amy Salyzyn published a Jotwell review of my recent essay, The Commercialization of Legal Ethics. I’m grateful that she read it, and I hope her review encourages you to read it as well. She says:…
  • Nov 16

    The anti-nepotism statute says nothing about putting the president-elect’s children and in-laws on the transition team

    The anti-nepotism statute says nothing about putting the president-elect’s children and in-laws on the transition team
    because the transition team members are not government employees. They just can’t get appointed to government jobs. So there is nothing illegal about the president elect’s son-in-law joining the transition team and blackballing…
Rank this Week: 461

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/
  • Dec 10

    Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson emerges as Trump's likely choice for Secretary of State

    Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson emerges as Trump's likely choice for Secretary of State
    Some details here. This isn't as odd as it seems once one recalls that what attracted Trump to Mitt Romney as Secretary of State was that he "looked the part" (remember, this is an ignorant man, whose view of everything...
  • Dec 10

    "The Philosopher Snowboard"

    "The Philosopher Snowboard"
    Just in time for Xmas, though it is really the "Plato snowboard," so do not give it to any Aristotelians, Humeans, or Nietzscheans in your life. (Thanks to Robert McGarvey for the pointer.)
  • Dec 9

    Reed College students embarrass themselve

    Reed College students embarrass themselve
    Unbelievable. Where are the adults on that campus?
Rank this Week: 783

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: 4843