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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 7

    Last Chance to Fill Out Our Survey on Today's Headlines & Commentary!

    Last Chance to Fill Out Our Survey on Today's Headlines & Commentary!
    If you read our Today's Headlines & Commentary feature (and even if you don't) and you have five minutes to spare, please take the time to fill out the survey below. We need your input to figure out how to redesign the feature so it works…
  • Dec 7

    Transcript of the President's Remarks on the Administration's Approach to Counterterrorism

    Transcript of the President's Remarks on the Administration's Approach to Counterterrorism
     Yesterday afternoon, President Barack Obama gave a final planned national security address at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, one day after the White House released a comprehensive report on the legal and policy…
  • Dec 7

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast: An Interview with Scott Charney

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast: An Interview with Scott Charney
    We ask Rihanna to sum up the latest U.S.-EU agreement: And that’s when you need me there With you I’ll always share … You can stand under my umbrella RiRi’s got the theory right:  The Umbrella Agreement was…
Rank this Week: 272

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: 207

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 7

    Chomsky talks about a Trump Administration on Al Jazeera

    Chomsky talks about a Trump Administration on Al Jazeera
    Chomsky makes several apt points, I'll mention just two. First, the only predictable thing about Trump is that he's unpredictable. Second, it would be salutary if Trump were to reduce tension with Russia, and put an end to the military...
  • Dec 7

    Reader poll: what is your primary academic field?

    Reader poll: what is your primary academic field?
    I haven't done one of these since early in 2015, so here goes (if you are neither a faculty member nor a student, then choose "I am not an academic"): <div><a href="http://www.micropoll.com/a/mpview/1075246-4860851">Click Here for…
  • Dec 7

    In praise of anger

    In praise of anger
    Amia Srinivasan (UCL) criticizes Martha Nussbaum's recent book, in The Nation. An excerpt: Politics, after all, is about conflict as much as consensus. Anger can be a motivating force for organization and resistance; the fear of collective…
Rank this Week: 2035

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: 711

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: 4043