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7 Sep 2017, 10:24 am by Rachel Bercovitz
Robert Litt offered his thoughts on Timothy Edgar’s new book, “Beyond Snowden. [read post]
22 Jul 2017, 4:09 am by Alex Potcovaru
 This week, Robert Litt argued against the suggestion, citing concerns over limiting presidential power to direct enforcement priorities and the investigation of specific cases. [read post]
19 Jul 2017, 1:23 pm by Alex Potcovaru
Andrew Kent responded to Robert Litt’s critique of his article regarding increasing the FBI director’s independence from the President through statutory for-cause limits on his removal. [read post]
18 Jul 2017, 12:59 pm by Alex Potcovaru
Robert Litt argued against an expansion of the FBI Director’s independence. [read post]
18 Jul 2017, 10:30 am by Andrew Kent
I appreciate Robert Litt's response to my recent Lawfare piece, which raised the possibility of Congress giving the FBI independence from presidential control by means of statutory for-cause limits on removal of the director. [read post]
11 Jul 2017, 12:45 pm
Roberts).La protection conférée par le brevet cesse dès que la chose est vendue à un tiers, soit dès le transfert de propriété. [read post]
17 Jun 2017, 5:30 am by Alex Potcovaru
Robert Litt responded that regardless of the President’s actions, the underlying framework of the shield, and U.S. commitment, remains strong. [read post]
16 Jun 2017, 10:01 am by Rachel Bercovitz
Robert Litt counseled that the Privacy Shield authorizing the transfer of commercial data from Europe to the U.S. has not been compromised by actions taken by the Trump administration, contrary to concerns raised recently on this site by Cameron Kerry. [read post]
10 Jun 2017, 5:58 am by Alex Potcovaru, Quinta Jurecic
Robert Litt took issue with Coats’ and Rogers’ struggles to explain their refusal to answer senators’ questions about whether Trump had asked them to stop the Russia investigation, arguing that supportable response would have asserted that presidential communications privilege protected the contents of the conversations. [read post]
9 Jun 2017, 1:20 pm by Alex Potcovaru
Robert Litt commented on DNI Coats’ and NSA Director Rogers’ struggles to explain why they would not answer when senators questioned them if Trump had asked them to prevent the Russian probe—and what a better answer might have been. [read post]
20 May 2017, 5:23 am by Matthew Kahn
Dan Byman wrote about the importance of liaison relations with foreign intelligence partners, and former DNI General Counsel Robert Litt reviewed the statements made by H.R. [read post]
18 May 2017, 10:31 am by Rachel Bercovitz
Robert Litt reviewed National Security Advisor H.R. [read post]
15 May 2017, 8:10 pm by Susan Hennessey, Benjamin Wittes
This evening, we got former DNI General Counsel Robert Litt on the line for a discussion with Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes of the latest mess. [read post]
31 Jul 2016, 9:06 am by Cindy Cohn
It's here and it's only 10 pages long: Protecting the Fourth Amendment in the Information Age: A Response to Robert Litt In the article, I agree with a couple of Mr. [read post]
8 Jun 2016, 5:22 am by Kenneth Propp
In an exhaustive eighteen-page letter attached to the text of the Privacy Shield, Office of the Director of National Intelligence General Counsel Robert Litt made the case that U.S. signals intelligence collection is “as tailored as feasible and [that] signals intelligence collected in bulk can only be used for specific enumerated purposes. [read post]
26 May 2016, 6:00 am by Jack Goldsmith, Oona Hathaway
As DNI General Counsel Robert Litt noted recently in a related context, the Report "expresses the views of the Congress, and it therefore would ordinarily be followed as a matter of comity, but does not have the force of law. [read post]
30 Apr 2016, 7:34 am by Alex R. McQuade
Cody Poplin linked to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s General Counsel Robert Litt’s essay in the Yale Law Journal entitled “The Fourth Amendment in the Information Age. [read post]
30 Apr 2016, 7:34 am by Alex R. McQuade
Cody Poplin linked to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s General Counsel Robert Litt’s essay in the Yale Law Journal entitled “The Fourth Amendment in the Information Age. [read post]
29 Apr 2016, 2:09 pm by Alex R. McQuade
Yesterday, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford faced some skepticism on Capitol Hill as they attempted to make the case that President Obama’s strategy in Iraq and Syria is making headway against the Islamic State. [read post]