It is time to think not only about how to protect the rule of law and our democracy during the present crisis, but also what changes will be needed when the crisis is finally over.
Jeffrey Smith has served in the Pentagon, the Department of State, on the staff of the Senate Armed Services Committee, as General Counsel of the CIA, and is a retired partner of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP.
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