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26 Jul 2012, 6:59 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Mitt Romney is holding a fundraiser this evening in London. [read post]
11 May 2010, 11:40 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro It doesn’t look like she’s written anything even remotely related to international law (it is surprising how little she’s written on anything, for an academic). [read post]
18 Jun 2012, 7:00 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro We’re delighted this week to host a discussion of Paul Schiff Berman’s “Global Legal Pluralism: A Jurisprudence of Law Beyond Borders” (Cambridge University Press). [read post]
6 Sep 2012, 8:39 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro President’s Obama’s speech this evening to the Democratic Convention spun citizenship as a central theme: We believe in something called citizenship – a word at the very heart of our founding, at the very essence of our democracy; the idea that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another, and to future generations. . . . [read post]
30 Sep 2008, 7:50 pm
  Here are links to the Online & PDF versions of papers by Gabriel Chin, Daniel Tokaji, Peter Spiro, Stephen Sachs and myself:An Online Symposium on Senator John McCain and Natural Born Citizenship[View PDF of entire symposium] Senator John McCain, the current Republican Party nominee for President, was born in the Panama Canal Zone in 1936. [read post]
8 Sep 2011, 9:34 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro As part of an series of “mea culpa” posts by various post 9/11 players over at the Lawfare blog, Jack Goldsmith recounts how his views on lawyering within the government’s national security complex have changed, from skepticism to acceptance. [read post]
4 Jan 2011, 5:34 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro As of early 2009, it's officially the Plurinational State of Bolivia. [read post]
8 Feb 2017, 7:50 am by Elizabeth McElvein
Writing for the New York Times in December 2015, Peter Spiro argued that candidate Trump’s proposed religious-based immigration ban—although reprehensible—may pass constitutional muster because of the court’s history of extreme deference to the political branch on immigration. [read post]
10 Mar 2015, 7:32 am by Steve Vladeck
Please like our Facebook page and follow Lawfare on Twitter: Follow @lawfareblog The second-day story about the letter by 47 Republican Senators to the government of Iran that Jack’s discussed here and here has shifted to whether these Senators have violated the Logan Act–as Peter Spiro suggested in this post over at Opinio Juris. [read post]
8 Jan 2012, 5:37 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) continues to prompt intense opposition from Americans overseas. [read post]
4 Jan 2012, 7:17 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The US is one of the few countries in the world to tax nonresident citizens. [read post]
22 Apr 2012, 7:36 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The Supreme Court hears arguments in the Arizona SB 1070 case on Wednesday. [read post]
16 Nov 2011, 10:39 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Outcasting is an important contribution to international legal theory and an engaging read. [read post]
6 May 2010, 12:04 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Joe Lieberman has just rolled out a bill (text here) which would strip individuals associated with foreign terrorist groups of their US citizenship. [read post]
20 May 2011, 11:59 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Silence from the White House today on how to rationalize continuing participation in Libya operations notwithstanding the expiration of the WPR's 60-day-clock. [read post]
25 May 2012, 8:47 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Ukraine and Honduras have initiated complaints at the World Trade Organization against Australia with respect to the latter’s plain cigarette packaging rules. [read post]
21 Nov 2010, 6:39 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Here’s an interesting story from FP’s The Cable: Several dozen countries can’t get checking accounts with which to operate their embassies in Washington. [read post]
27 Apr 2011, 11:57 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Release of Obama's long-form birth certificate won't satisfy the real conspiracists: they are already all over putative discrepancies in the document. [read post]
29 Nov 2010, 6:18 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The Wikileaks episode seems to be turning to the USG’s advantage, at least domestically: it’s provoking a lot of sympathy for the government as an entity. [read post]
2 Nov 2014, 11:58 pm
Peter Spiro has noted how little amicus support the government’s position has, particularly the absence of briefs from former diplomats. [read post]