Donald Trump’s angry morning tweet storm brings us clearly into the territory, where we may have been for a while, of a president bent on destroying the authority of the Justice Department.
Jack Goldsmith is the Henry L. Shattuck Professor at Harvard Law School, co-founder of Lawfare, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. Before coming to Harvard, Professor Goldsmith served as Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel from 2003-2004, and Special Counsel to the Department of Defense from 2002-2003.
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Jack Goldsmith's Interview With Dean Baquet, Executive Editor of the New York Times, on Publication Decisions About Intelligence Secrets
In light of CIA Director Mike Pompeo's criticism of the New York Times' publication of a CIA officer's identity, we are reposting Jack Goldsmith's 2015 interview of Times executive editor Dean Baquet on the paper's publication of sensitive information.
By what criteria should a Trump official consider resignation?
DOJ independence is holding up pretty well under Trump's onslaught.
Curtis Bradley and Jack Goldsmith have completed a 23-page Supplement to the new edition of our casebook, Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Materials.
The Court may be trying to turn down the temperature, and to interject a better model of behavior into our corroded institutions and discourteous civil discourse.
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.