Ellen Nakashima at the Washington Post reports that four U.S.
Lauren Bateman is a student at Harvard Law School, where she is an editor of the Harvard Law Review. She previously worked as a National Security Legislative Correspondent for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and she takes a special interest in legislative procedure. She also interned for the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Nevada, and was a Research Fellow for the Project on National Security Reform. She graduated with a B.A., magna cum laude, in History and Government from The College of William & Mary in 2009.
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Foreign Purchases of U.S. Businesses, Presidential Power, and National Security: Ralls Corp. v. CFIUS
When then-Representative Barney Frank contemplated the ability of foreign interests to acquire American companies at the expense of national security, he made the following statement:
There is no right to buy. You do not have to file [with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), but by not filing, you do not immunize yourself from a finding that the transaction could be canceled on security grounds.
But Representative Frank's interpretation
When last we checked in on the metadata preservation saga, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court had authorized the government---in contravention of its prior order---to retain metadata beyond the FISA-imposed five year limit in order to account for evidence preservation issues being litigated by civil plaintiffs in sui
As a service to Lawfare readers, we have compiled some other web commentary on the legal aspects of the crisis in Crimea.