The European Commission has released its first annual report on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.
Justice Gorsuch was right about the original meaning of the ATS.
Federal judges issued two separate orders halting the Trump administration’s latest travel ban order, the Washington Post reported.
If you were unsure about whether your hosts are geeks, this episode will help settle the question. But before we get to what Professors Chesney and Vladeck think they know but don’t really, here’s the stuff they actually do know something about!
First, the travel ban. Buckle up, there’s a new nationwide TRO, out of Hawaii, enjoining enforcement of most of Travel Ban 3.0.
Kurdish national aspirations in Iraq are collapsing, Trump decertifies the JCPOA but won’t say what he wants to change, and the Islamic State loses its de-facto capital.
This morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee concerning Justice Department oversight. This will be his first time appearing before the committee since his confirmation hearing in January. See here for the ten questions Matthew Miller suggests the Senate Judiciary Committee should ask Sessions.
The U.K’s new Green Paper, takes a stronger stance on internet regulation. The policies outlined, and those anticipated, will change the face of private sector internet operations.
A review of Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro's, The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World (Simon & Schuster, 2017)
On October 17, Judge Derrick Watson of the federal district court in Hawaii issued a nationwide temporary restraining order (TRO) against the enforcement of sections of President Trump’s third executive order on immigration. This is our summary of that judicial order.
Judge Derrick Watson is right to issue a temporary restraining order in Hawaii v. Trump: The newest travel ban violates the Immigration and Nationality Act’s text, structure, and purpose.
This episode features an interview with Mårten Mickos, the CEO of HackerOne. HackerOne administers bug bounty and vulnerability disclosure programs for a host of private companies as well as DOD’s “Hack the Pentagon” program.
U.S.-backed forces completed the capture of Raqqa, the one-time capital city of the Islamic State, the Washington Post reported.
When an American ISIS fighter turned himself in to Syrian Democratic Forces last month, the subsequent detention of the unnamed enemy combatant by U.S. forces sparked concern. To explore the implications of John Doe’s detention, Steve Vladeck joined Benjamin Wittes for a lively debate on the level of alarm that the American citizen held in military custody should raise.
A summary of Joint Doctrine Publication 0-30.2, the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence’s recently published guide to the U.K.’s operative principles on the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Today’s news roundup features Shane Harris of the Wall Street Journal, Brian Egan, and Alan Cohn discussing stories that Shane wrote last week.
On Friday, FBI Director Christopher Wray delivered a speech at the Heritage Foundation concerning FISA Section 702. The following is his speech as delivered:
Don’t expect Silicon Valley to help the government when the tech industry’s financial incentives encourage opposition.
The practical effects of treating domestic terrorism like international terrorism give reason for caution.
The collapse of the al-Nashiri trial defense team is only the latest setback for the dysfunctional military commission system.