The charge sheet in United States v. Encep Nurjaman, Mohammed Nazir bin Lep, and Mohammed Farik bin Amin.
In the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals en banc hearing in International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) v. Trump, the difference between “legality” and “reality” came to the fore.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied the government's motion in Doe v. Trump.
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The United States should take the idea, though not this particular proposal, seriously.
FaceTime and iMessage have a cryptographic architecture that enables prospective wiretapping, but there is reason to believe that Apple not is fully complying with lawful pen-register and trap-and-trace court orders.
A line of poetry relevant to the current political moment.
The 2018 NDAA includes provisions to ready the military for the national-security implications of climate change, but it’s emphasis on resilience may be overly cautious.
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The children indoctrinated by ISIS are returning home. How should governments respond?
When the Department of Justice required RT, the Russian-funded news outlet, to register as a foreign agent last month, the Russian government responded in kind.
On Monday, the Supreme Court stayed the partial injunctions against the revised travel ban. Matthew Kahn posted the orders. Peter Margulies detailed the context for the orders and argued that the decision was not a judgment of the ban’s ultimate legality.
Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli security forces on Thursday as people in the West Bank and Gaza reacted to President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported. About 50 Palestinians were injured after protesters threw stones at Israeli soldiers, who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets.
This November marked the start of our 39th year in a continuous emergency state. A look at how we got here.
Israel’s Settlement Regularization Law: The Attorney General’s Extraordinary Brief and What it Means for Israel’s Legal Stance on Illegal Settlements
The Israeli Settlement Regularization Law is being challenged on constitutional grounds and its most consequential critic is Israel’s own attorney general.
Mike Flynn is cooperating with Bob Mueller’s Russia investigation, and President Trump raises questions about whether he sought to obstruct justice. Deutsche Bank has been told to hand over information about Trump-related finances. And the national security adviser tries to make Trump into a modern-day Ronald Reagan. Plus, Susan highlights a thoughtful discussion on women in national security. And Shane is taking Kim Jung Un . . . rationally.
Palestinian protesters have surfaced in the West Bank and Gaza following President Donald Trump’s statement Wednesday recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Washington Post reports. Both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas have urged protests in response to the Trump administration’s decision.
Hawaii v. Trump oral argument in the Ninth Circuit suggests that the case will be heading back to the Supreme Court early next year.
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