On May 21, the White House released the following statement after the president’s meeting with FBI director, deputy attorney general, and director of national intelligence.
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On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security released the following document detailing the department’s cybersecurity strategy.//-->
The Senate Judiciary Committee has released transcripts and communciations with nine witnesses interviewed over the course of its investigation into Donald Trump, Jr.’s June 9, 2016 Trump Tower meeting. The materials are available at the committee’s website and below.
On Monday, CIA director nominee Gina Haspel submitted the following responses to written questions from members of the Senate intelligence committee.//-->
On Tuesday, Judge Thomas Hogan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied Khalid Ahmed Qassim’s petition for a writ of habeas corpus. Russell Spivak summarized the joint status report, motion in limine, and a prehearing brief filed in the case for Lawfare in March. Read Hogan’s one-page judgment below:
The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security released the following report summarizing the results of a Dec. 7 workshop at George Washington University Law School on reforming the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit affirmed Judge Tanya Chutkan's April 19 preliminary enjoining the transfer of John Doe in Doe v. Mattis. Judge Sri Srinivisan’s opinion for the court and Judge Karen Henderson’s dissent remain under seal pending a security review.
On Friday, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released its 2017 transparency report. The full report is below:
On Friday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued the following order denying Paul Manafort's motion to dismiss due to the Justice Department and special counsel's acting outside the scope of their respective authority.
The director of the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts released the following report on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court’s activities during 2017. The report states that the FISC received 1,614 applications—granting 1,147, modfying 391 in part, denying 50 in part, and denying 26 in full.