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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 29

    150 Years of Hate: The Resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan

    150 Years of Hate: The Resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan
    Editor's Note: Although the presidential candidates, our media, and most importantly, Lawfare, tend to focus on the danger from Al Qaeda and the Islamic State, right-wing groups have been a more lethal terrorist threat to the U.S. homeland…
  • May 28

    The Lawfare Podcast: The Role of Transparency in Intelligence Program

    The Lawfare Podcast: The Role of Transparency in Intelligence Program
    This week, the American Bar Association hosted a panel discussion on “Achieving More Transparency about Secret Intelligence Programs,” which featured comments from Lawfare's Carrie Cordero, Alexander Joel of…
  • May 28

    Apparently The Word "Foolish" Is Spelled "SWIFT"

    Apparently The Word "Foolish" Is Spelled "SWIFT"
    It is difficult to shock people these days.  Especially in the cybersecurity realm we have seen so many different foolish ways of being vulnerable that one becomes inured to it.  As Kevin Mittnick is reported to have said once:…
Rank this Week: 148

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: 224

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 27

    Procedural missteps foil lawyer’s whistleblower protection claims against Vanguard

    Procedural missteps foil lawyer’s whistleblower protection claims against Vanguard
    In May of 2013, lawyer David Danon brought a whistleblower award (qui tam) case against his then-employer, Vanguard, suing on behalf of New York State regarding taxes that Danon believed Vanguard owed the state. As Nancy Moore & I…
  • May 21

    A Response to Ilya Somin on Justice Sotomayor's Endorsement of Mandatory Pro Bono Program

    A Response to Ilya Somin on Justice Sotomayor's Endorsement of Mandatory Pro Bono Program
    [Cross-posted on The Faculty Lounge] Writing on the Volokh Conspiracy, Ilya Somin takes issue with Justice Sonya Sotomayor’s recent endorsement of mandatory pro bono by lawyers. (Reported here; non-paywalled summary here.) Ilya was…
  • May 9

    What Would Nino Do?

    What Would Nino Do?
    Charlie Geyh (Indiana-Bloomington) and I have an oped today in The National Law Journal about the Merrick Garland nomination. There is an un-paywalled version here. Here is the gist of the piece: But if the Senate Republicans won’t…
Rank this Week: 277

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 29

    Sunday Symphony: Prokofiev, "Classical"

    Sunday Symphony: Prokofiev, "Classical"
  • May 28

    Great moments in obscure rock 'n' roll: Red Dirt, "Memories" and "I've Been Down So Long," 1970

    Great moments in obscure rock 'n' roll: Red Dirt, "Memories" and "I've Been Down So Long," 1970
    Another piece from the one and only 1970 album of this late 1960s Yorkshire band that started in the blues, branching out into psychedelic and folk styles. Here's the opening song, "Memories": And here's the closing item from the same...
  • May 28

    For readers in Los Angele

    For readers in Los Angele
    I'm supposed to be on Gurvey's Law today from 2-3 pm Pacific time, 790 KABC talk radio. Not sure whether it is live-streamed. I had an enjoyable conversation with Mr. Gurvey, who studied philosophy as an undergraduate Brown (wrote a...
Rank this Week: 487

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: 4452