Quinta Jurecic

Quinta Jurecic is the Deputy Managing Editor of Lawfare. She previously served as an editorial writer for the Washington Post and as Lawfare's associate editor.

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Intelligence Oversight

How to Handle an Intelligence Committee Chairman Gone Rogue

With the imminent release of the Nunes memo, the chairman's counterparts on the House and Senate Intelligence Committees face a thorny question: What should responsible intelligence committee leadership do when one of its own goes rogue—and goes rogue with the backing of a president whose concern for the matter is deeply self-interested?

Detention

Document: Judge Chutkan Declines to Block Government from Transferring Detainee in Doe v. Mattis

Judge Tanya Chutkan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a ruling in Doe v. Mattis on January 23, declining to further enjoin the government from transferring Doe out of U.S. custody but requiring the government to provide both the court and the ACLU with 72 hours' notice prior to Doe's transfer.