Chapter 3 of Charles Black, Jr.'s Impeachment: A Handbook.
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Notes on a classic in the age of Trump.
The president’s comments raise questions about the nature and structure of his legal defense, and about the further harm Trump may have done to his legal position.
The president’s power to remove the director serves as an important check on abuse of power.
Rosenstein’s potential recusal from the Russia Investigation raises a number of important questions, including how much longer he can stay on as Deputy Attorney General and how Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand might supervise the investigation going forward as Acting Attorney General for the matter.
The Constitution does not give the President the exclusive power to control all federal law-enforcement investigations—and to shut any of them down for any reason the President sees fit.
Today the Ninth Circuit hears oral argument in Hawaii v. Trump at 12:30 pm ET. Follow our liveblog here.
An en banc Fourth Circuit hears argument on Executive Order 13,780.
What’s the Legal Basis for the Syria Strikes? The Administration Must Acknowledge Limits on its Power to Start a War
Project Democracy has filed suit under the Freedom of Information Act to obtain the President's legal justification for his administration's strikes against a Syrian airbase.
Alan Z. Rozenshtein on Digital Communications and Data Storage Companies as "Surveillance Intermediaries"
Alan Z. Rozenshtein, a former contributor to Lawfare who now works at DOJ, has a new article forthcoming in Stanford Law Review, "Surveillance Intermediaries," analyzing the role of corporate actors such as Apple, Google, Facebook, and others, that dominate digital communications and data storage, situated between government and targets of surveillance.