We are back with review and analysis of the latest national security law developments, hot on the heels of last week’s deep-dive episode. We’ll have another deep dive soon, but for now it’s back to some old chestnuts. We’ve got:
Steve Vladeck is a professor of law at the University of Texas School of Law. A 2004 graduate of Yale Law School, Steve clerked for Judge Marsha Berzon on the Ninth Circuit and Judge Rosemary Barkett on the Eleventh Circuit. In addition to serving as a senior editor of the Journal of National Security Law & Policy, Steve is also the co-editor of Aspen Publishers’ leading National Security Law and Counterterrorism Law casebooks.
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It had to happen sooner or later: an actual slow week for national security law! Ugh! Well, time to make lemonade from the lemons. A slow week in NSL news means that we can take a run at a format that we originally expected to be a mainstay for the show: a deep-dive into a single significant development.
We are very excited to have a special guest this week: the one and only Amy Jeffress! Join us as Amy, Steve, and Bobby discuss:
Welcome to the latest National Security Law Podcast episode. Though Steve and Bobby both have been moonlighting (here is Steve on the Lawfare Podcast and here’s Bobby on the Cyber Law Podcast), there’s no place like home, and both are back in the studio this morning to recount and debate the latest national security legal develop
Many of the those arguing that overruling Morrison v. Olson wouldn’t impact Mueller’s independence have cited Morrison as the basis for arguing against a bill intended to reaffirm Mueller’s independence.
Another busy week for the National Security Law Podcast! Buckle up for:
We’re back after a one-week layoff! No SCOTUS announcement yet, alas, but we do have this to offer:
1. Doe v. Mattis and the upcoming hearing on the government’s plan to release Doe in Syria
2. The military commissions and the retirement of Judge Spath
3. Over in the civilian court system, Uzair Paracha, convicted back in 2005, just won a motion for a new trial based on newly-discovered evidence (involving CSRT and other statements from GTMO detainees)