Hayley Evans

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Hayley Evans is a third-year student at Harvard Law School. Prior to law school, Hayley spent two years working for the Justice Department's Antitrust Division. She graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Anthropology.

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Syria

Can German Courts Bring Accountability for Torture in Syria?

On Feb. 12, Germany’s investigative police force arrested two former high-ranking members of the Syrian General Intelligence Directorate (GID) allegedly involved in crimes against humanity. The German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof, BGH) had issued arrest warrants for 56-year-old Anwar R. and 42-year-old Eyad A. on Feb.

U.S. Supreme Court

Judge Brett Kavanaugh on National Security: A Reader’s Guide

The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to begin hearings Sept. 4 on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. If confirmed, Kavanaugh would replace the high court’s most frequent swing vote, retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, a change that many expect would shift the court significantly to the right.

Cybersecurity

Summary: The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity Strategy

With an anticipated 20 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020, cybersecurity has become a core component of homeland security. Complicating the threat picture, nation-states have begun to use proxies, and malicious actors with apparent criminal and nation-state affiliations now engage in online criminal activity.