Hadley Baker

Hadley Baker is an Assistant Editor of Lawfare. She is a recent graduate from the University of St Andrews, studying English literature and Spanish. She was previously an intern at Lawfare.

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Lawfare No Bull: D.C. Circuit Hears Oral Arguments in Scott Perry Case

Today on Lawfare No Bull: On Feb. 23, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments in a case concerning the Justice Department’s efforts to access Representative Scott Perry’s phone. This is part of the department’s investigation into efforts by former President Trump and his allies to overturn the 2020 election. The government is trying to access the phone amid congressional probes that claim Perry was an important ally to Trump in the weeks leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

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Lawfare No Bull: Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Twitter Inc. v. Taamneh

Today on Lawfare No Bull: On Feb. 22, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Twitter v. Taamneh, a case that deals with the liability of platforms that host or promote terrorist material. This case addresses the scope of the Anti-Terrorism Act and the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, arguing that Twitter aided and abetted ISIS by hosting and promoting its content on its platform:

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Lawfare No Bull: Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Gonzalez, et al. v. Google

Today on Lawfare No Bull: On Feb. 21, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Gonzalez v. Google, a case challenging the scope of protections provided by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. The Gonzalez complaint argues that YouTube’s recommendation algorithm provides assistance to ISIS by amplifying its content as well as allowing it to recruit new members by sharing materials on the platform.

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Lawfare No Bull: The Final Meeting of the House Select Committee on the Jan. 6 Attack

Today on Lawfare No Bull: On Dec. 19, the House Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 Attack on the United States Capitol held its final public meeting to summarize its findings from its investigation. In the meeting, the committee also voted on criminal referrals and the release of its final report. The executive summary of the report was publicly released following the meeting.