In May 2017, the nonprofit Protect Democracy filed suit under the Freedom of Information Act to obtain the Trump administration's legal justification behind the U.S. airstrikes in Syria during April of that year. The litigation produced proof of a seven-page legal memo analyzing the legal basis for the strikes, which the Justice Department has not yet released.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Vacates and Remands District Court Ruling in Linde v. Arab Bank
On February 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed down a decision in Linde v. Arab Bank. The appellate court vacated and remanded the district court's ruling that Arab Bank could be held liable under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) for injuries acquired through terrorist attacks in Israel conducted by Hamas, given the bank's provision of financial services to the organization.
'I Hope This Is an Instance of Fake News': FBI Messages Show the Bureau's Real Reaction to Trump Firing James Comey
What more than 100 pages of internal FBI communications after Comey's dismissal show about the bureau.
The memo’s preparation and public dissemination represent a profound betrayal of the central premise of the intelligence oversight system.
A collection of notable responses to the Nunes memo.
The House Intelligence Committee (HPSCI) released the transcript of its Jan. 29 meeting in which it decided to release the Nunes memo to the public. Here's a quick summary.
The House Intelligence Committee has published the transcript of its business meeting discussing the memo alleging surveillance abuses prepared by Committee Chairman Devin Nunes. The transcript is available below.