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26 Jul 2012, 8:41 pm by Benjamin Wittes
Wheel (aka Marcy Wheeler) has this response to former Justice Department official Carrie Cordero’s guest post of this morning. [read post]
31 Jul 2012, 7:01 pm by Benjamin Wittes
Over at the Cato Institute’s Cato@Liberty blog, Julian Sanchez responds to the recent guest post by former Justice Department official Carrie Cordero on FISA Amendments Act reauthorization. [read post]
26 Jul 2012, 4:43 am by Benjamin Wittes
Carrie Cordero, Georgetown’s Director of National Security Studies and a former Justice Department official, writes in with the following account of a recent Cato Institute event (which, ahem, would have been on the Lawfare calendar and the good folks at Cato notified us about it, by the way) on reauthorization of the FISA Amendments Act: On July 25 the Cato Institute held a panel event entitled The Surveillance Iceberg: The FISA Amendments Act and Mass Spying without… [read post]
9 Jun 2017, 1:27 pm by Matthew Kahn
Benjamin Wittes sat down with Carrie Cordero, a former attorney at the National Security Division of the Justice Department, and Paul Rosenzweig, who worked for Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr, for a conversation on the Comey testimony and its implications. [read post]
17 May 2013, 2:00 pm by Wells Bennett
Carrie Cordero, Georgetown’s Director of National Security Studies and a former Justice Department official, writes in with these thoughts on the AP subpoenas controversy and background law: In light of the hysteria over reports that the Department of Justice subpoenaed AP records during the course of a leak investigation, it might be useful to step back and keep in mind what the law actually is when it comes to telephone records (also known as toll records and dialed… [read post]
17 Aug 2012, 5:24 am by Benjamin Wittes
Carrie Cordero, Georgetown’s Director of National Security Studies and a former Justice Department official, writes in with the following ruminations concerning lone wolf terrorist offenders: No one really wants to talk about the lone offender. [read post]
18 Dec 2012, 6:52 am by Benjamin Wittes
Carrie Cordero, Georgetown’s Director of National Security Studies and a former Justice Department official, writes in with the following provocative thoughts on the Newtown shootings and layered physical security in counterterrorism—and at schools: So far, discussion after Newtown has focused on gun control legislation and our country’s unaddressed issues of mental health. [read post]
13 Jun 2014, 8:36 am by Benjamin Wittes
” Now Carrie Cordero has added an essay, which opens: There is no doubt the Snowden disclosures have launched a debate that raises significant issues  regarding the extent of U.S. government national security surveillance authorities and activities. [read post]
6 Mar 2013, 3:43 am by Benjamin Wittes
Carrie Cordero, Georgetown’s Director of National Security Studies and a former Justice Department official, writes in with the following useful compilation of administration warnings about the effects of sequestration on national security: One might think it would have been better to start with Senator Tom Coburn’s infamous Wastebook when looking for places to trim the deficit. [read post]
18 Feb 2013, 3:56 am by Benjamin Wittes
Carrie Cordero, Georgetown’s Director of National Security Studies and a former Justice Department national security official, writes in with the following thoughts on the FISA Court and its lessons for a possible “Drone Court”: The debate that has played out in Congress, in print and online in recent days, has resulted in a collision of two unlikely national security issues: the use of drones in targeted killing operations against al Qaeda operatives, and the… [read post]
28 Apr 2013, 12:00 pm by Wells Bennett
Carrie Cordero, Georgetown’s Director of National Security Studies and a former Justice Department official, writes in with this piece on the Boston attacks and possible improvements to our approach to counterterrorism: If the recent news reports are accurate (a leap of faith, but a necessary one for present purposes), then DNI Clapper’s recent statement that “the dots were connected” is a little hard to take, given the outcome. [read post]
8 Apr 2015, 9:18 am by Faiza Patel
Our friend Carrie Cordero has levied criticisms against three of the recommendations presented in our report, What Went Wrong With the FISA Court. [read post]
12 Aug 2013, 11:21 am by Steve Vladeck
On the potential role of security-cleared private counsel, Carrie fears that “[t]he advocate will eventually be just another participant in closed-door government deliberations. [read post]
30 May 2017, 6:01 pm by Benjamin Wittes
Carrie Cordero and Susan Hennessey and I talked through the details of the latest bizarro revelations about the attempted secret back channel between the Trump transition and the Russians, using Russian diplomatic technical means. [read post]
13 Aug 2013, 1:04 pm by Steve Vladeck
I must confess to being somewhat vexed by Ben’s reply this morning to the exchange between Carrie Cordero and me on FISA reform–not for what Ben says, but for why he thinks that leaves him in a  ”very muddled middle ground” between us. [read post]
17 Dec 2016, 10:30 am by Quinta Jurecic
The annual Cato Surveillance Conference kicked off this week with a panel on "Intelligence Under a Trump Administration," featuring former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center Matthew Olsen and Lawfare's own Susan Hennessey, Timothy Edgar, and Carrie Cordero. [read post]
17 Aug 2013, 8:00 am by Raffaela Wakeman
Lawfare hosted a debate between Carrie Cordero and Steve. [read post]
23 Sep 2013, 5:02 pm by Raffaela Wakeman
” The panel, composed of Georgetown Law Professors Carrie Cordero, Laura Donohue, and Marty Lederman, focused on the FISA surveillance programs leaked by Edward Snowden and described in recently-declassified FISA materials, in particular the business records metadata collection program. [read post]
17 Sep 2016, 10:35 am by Quinta Jurecic
 Lawfare's Carrie Cordero came on the podcast to interview McMullin on how his experience in national security operations and policy influenced his decision to make a late independent bid for the presidency, and how his career would shape his approach to the important national security issues facing the country. [read post]
28 May 2016, 11:13 am by Cody M. Poplin
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 the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and Rachel Brand of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. [read post]