Live episode! We recorded this morning before a live audience at the University of Texas School of Law reunion weekend. It was a packed house of terrific alumni, and happily the week’s news conspired (pardon the pun!) to give us plenty to discuss. Tune in for a breakdown of:
Bobby Chesney is the Charles I. Francis Professor in Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas School of Law. He also serves as the Director of UT-Austin's interdisciplinary research center the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law. His scholarship encompasses a wide range of issues relating to national security and the law, including detention, targeting, prosecution, covert action, and the state secrets privilege; most of it is posted here. Along with Ben Wittes and Jack Goldsmith, he is one of the co-founders of the blog.
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Join us as Professors Vladeck and Chesney discuss and debate the latest national security law news! This week we’ve got:
This week’s show features debate and discussion between co-hosts Professors Steve Vladeck and Bobby Chesney regarding:
So much to debate, so little time! Tune in as we plow through a host of recent (and not-so-recent) events in the world of national security law:
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The Oscars may not have a host, but we do! Tune in to our latest episode as co-hosts Steve Vladeck and Bobby Chesney debate a wide range of national security developments from the past week, including: