Zoe Bedell

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Zoe Bedell is a student at Harvard Law School. She was previously an officer in the Marine Corps, where she completed two deployments to Afghanistan. Zoe then worked at an investment bank for two years before starting law school. She graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a BA in Politics and minors in Near Eastern Studies and French.

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International Law

“Brexit” Hangover: The Morning After a “Leave” Vote Explained

As I write this, British voters are deciding a referendum on “Brexit,” Britain’s potential exit from the European Union. By the time you read it, we might know how the the electorate went. Over the last few weeks leading up to the vote, you’ve undoubtedly read articles warning of dire consequences, either of staying or leaving.

Privacy Paradox

Google to France: ‘Forget You’ – An Update on the Right to be Forgotten

Last week, Google announced it was appealing the French data authority’s decision to fine Google for refusing to delete links globally. With the right to be forgotten (RTBF) debate thus back in the news, this post takes the opportunity to map the lay of the land to date.

The Extraterritoriality Dispute

Twitter

Tweeting Terrorists, Part II: Does it Violate the Law for Twitter to Let Terrorist Groups Have Accounts?

In the first part of this series, we noted the rather large number of designated foreign terrorist organizations that seem to have open Twitter presences, and we posed the following questions: Is Twitter openly violating the material support law by providing services to these organizations? And if so, does the Constitution preclude deploying that law against the company for activity that bears some significant relationship to publication?