It's time to stop trying to force a centralized government on Libya and embrace a federalist approach.
Facebook’s role in spreading violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar should be an important part of the conversation about the role of the big technology companies in societies around the world.
While it can be risky to predict the outcome of cases based on oral argument, the Supreme Court appears to be leaning toward upholding President Trump’s travel ban.
The Military Commissions Trial Judiciary at Guantanamo Bay issued the following ruling on a defense motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction for absence of hostilities. Military Judge Col. James Pohl denied the motion.
Wednesday’s oral arguments in Trump v. Hawaii held few surprises.
The New York Times editorial board thinks so.
Is the Supreme Court’s decision in Jesner v. Arab Bank the end of the Alien Tort Statute?
The human rights movement should take the defeat handed to it in Jesner v. Arab Bank as an opportunity to reassess its priorities.
The Supreme Court will hear oral argument on Wednesday in Trump v. Hawaii, the third iteration of Trump’s travel ban issued last September, reports the New York Times. The justices will consider whether restricting travelers from Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Chad, and Somalia, the six Muslim countries of the eight listed in the Trump administration’s executive order, is unconstitutional.
Building on Sand Isn’t Stable: Correcting a Misunderstanding of the National Academies Report on Encryption
The National Academies’ report on “Decrypting the Encryption Debate” says some computer-security experts have ideas for implementing secure exceptional access to encrypted systems—but that’s a far cry from saying they’re “trying to build” them.
The U.S. levied tariffs against China on national security grounds. Now, China has filed a case against the U.S. in the WTO, just as U.S. allies face the looming tariff-exemption deadline.
When the D.C. Circuit hears oral argument in Doe v. Mattis this Friday morning, the central question before it is whether John Doe’s unusual circumstances fall within the scope of the Supreme Court’s 1936 Valentine decision or, instead, its 2008 Munaf decision.
After a long break, the military commission for accused al-Qaeda commander Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi reconvened to debate motions relating to defense resources and treatment of the accused.
We have much to discuss in the world of national security and law this week, including but not limited to the worst-kept secret in the world. To wit:
On April 10, at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Verify conference, Eric Rosenbach, co-head of the Belfer Center at Harvard, moderated a conversation on election security between Lisa Monaco, who was most recently the homeland security adviser to president Obama, and Wayne Williams, the secretary of state of Colorado. They talked about frameworks for addressing election security, how states can team up with the federal government, and how to handle foreign information operations.
The man suspected of plowing a rental van into pedestrians in northern Toronto on Monday has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder, though his motive is still unknown, CNN reports. On Monday suspect Alek Minassian, 25, sped down a busy Toronto street and careened onto a sidewalk, leaving 10 people dead and 15 injured.
Macron and Merkel make the pitch for preserving the Iran deal, Erdogan calls snap elections, and a Houthi political leader is killed by a Saudi airstrike.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court issued the following opinion in Jesner v. Arab Bank, which held that foreign corporations cannot be held liable under the Alien Tort Statute.//-->
In a news-only episode, we get a cook’s tour of the RSA conference from attendees Paul Rosenzweig, Jim Lewis, and Stewart Baker.
The FBI just completed a survey that shows how the last year’s events have affected the rank-and-file’s morale. We’re asking for the results.