The University of Texas’s Intelligence Studies Project recently announced the winners of the fifth-annual “Bobby R. Inman Award” competition that recognizes exceptional student research and writing on intelligence.
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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The El Paso terrorist attack has revived interest in the possibility of making “domestic terrorism” a federal offense. What is at stake in this debate?
This week’s episode features an extended discussion of domestic terrorism as a legal category and as a policy category, in light of the attack in El Paso.
And we’re back with a new episode, with co-hosts Steve Vladeck and Bobby Chesney discussing and debating the latest national security law news (and, let’s face it, engaging in *lots* of digressions). This week we’ve got:
Can the president appoint whomever he wishes to serve as acting DNI during the period between the resignation of Dan Coats (effective Aug. 15) and Senate confirmation of a successor?
This week on the National Security Law Podcast, with co-hosts Bobby Chesney and Steve Vladeck:
The National Security Law Podcast: Now Witness the Power of this Fully Armed and Operational [PCLOB]!
For our latest episode, we offer you National Security Law Podcast Mad Libs in lieu of show notes!
We’re back after a __ [number]-week break, and there have been some ____ [noun] security law developments in the meantime! Professors ____ [full name of celebrity] and [full name of sports star] are here to ____ [verb] all of it. ___ [adjective] ____ [plural noun] on this episode include: