Video of a conference on Foreign Interference with Democratic Institutions hosted the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL), University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Carrie Cordero is Counsel at ZwillGen PLLC. She is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law, where she previously served as Director of National Security Studies. She spent the first part of her career in public service, including as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security; Senior Associate General Counsel at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Attorney Advisor at the Department of Justice, where she practiced before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; and Special Assistant United States Attorney.
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Making National Security Arguments in Court (and Congress), Part II: Some Advice for Secretary Kelly
Given concern whether there are legitimate national security grounds on which to defend the President's executive order on refugees, Secretary Kelly will have to make a tough call about whether to sign his name to the revised EO.
A few thoughts on making national security arguments, following the government's oral argument made last evening in State of Washington & State of Minnesota v. Trump and a cursory review of the filings made in that case.
With this week’s White House announcement of an intent to nominate additional leadership officials at the Department of Justice, one of whom is current Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) member Rachel Brand, the PCLOB is one step closer to conducting its business with a lone remaining member, Elisebeth Collins. Board members may not serve in separate U.S. government positions.
Yesterday’s Executive Order on “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States” triggered alarm among privacy advocates in the U.S.
As Lawfare readers surely know by now, during Wednesday's third presidential debate there was this exchange (Transcript via New York Times):