Not sure what to think of Jared Kushner's statement from yesterday? Here are seven observations on what it means.
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Is It A Crime?: Russian Election Meddling and Accomplice Liability Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Amid a bad news week for the Trump team, a new lawsuit highlight an under-explored theory of possible criminal liability: violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
The Senate Judiciary Committee hears from Christopher Wray—the President's nominee to head the FBI—tomorrow morning. In anticipation of the hearing, one of us made the following video about what the Senate should talk to Wray about.
Over on our new Foreign Policy feed, we have posted our inaugural column, which opens:
We are excited to announce a new partnership between Lawfare and Foreign Policy magazine. Starting today, FP will be launching a new [email protected] feed, featuring analysis and commentary from Lawfare contributors. Some of this material will be cross-posted from Lawfare.
Trump has taken to Twitter to assert that he has no knowledge of any recording of his conversations with James Comey.
In Sharing Memos, Comey Did Nothing Wrong as a Former Official and Everything Right as a Whistleblower
There is nothing to suggest that Comey's disclosure of his memo was illegal, unethical, immoral, or otherwise inappropriate.