The New York Times story will assist Trump’s “Witch Hunt” and “Deep State” narrative, and deepen worries about the stability of our government.
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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The time has come to release what may be the last great Watergate document still kept from the public—a document with enormous contemporary relevance.
Essays by Mary DeRosa and Christopher Fonzone and Dana Remnus on the role of executive branch lawyers in times of crisis.
The Knight Institute and the American Civil Liberties Union have filed lawsuits under the Freedom of Information Act that seek records that about various agencies’ prepublication review policies and practices.
The conundrum of former senior intelligence officials who wish to defend the intelligence community or speak out against the president—and four modest suggestions for those who do so.
Two complementary articles in the most recent issue of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics assess the role of the president’s legal advisers in times of crisis.
Uncomfortable Questions in the Wake of Russia Indictment 2.0 and Trump’s Press Conference With Putin
What the Mueller indictment means for blowback against U.S. officials, reciprocal interference by the United States, the state of U.S. preparation against renewed adversary electoral operations, and the practices of U.S. journalists.