A House bill proposes a new mechanism for judicial review of war powers. Here’s how it works.
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The preservation of democracy requires that prosecutors have the ability to investigate and indict a sitting president when the president commits crimes. The Protecting Our Democracy Act is an important step toward curtailing unfettered presidential power.
Supreme Court precedent compels the conclusion that Trump cannot escape liability for his actions, including encouraging, for his personal gain, the violent disruption of a constitutionally mandated session of Congress.
How Tunisian and international audiences react to Saied’s announcement will likely shape whether the country remains the world’s only Arab democracy or falls to what political scientists call a “self-coup” or incumbent takeover.
The memo provides the legal rationale behind the controversial January 2, 2020, drone strike that killed Major General Qassem Soleimani of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and several leaders of the militia Kata’ib Hezbollah while in Baghdad, Iraq.
The U.S. government does not have a reliable method to identify, support, and secure the most “critical of critical” infrastructure. But, the Cyberspace Solarium Commission’s 2020 report addresses just that.
Congress long ago gave the president broad authority under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act to require record-keeping and reporting on foreign cyberattacks.
In their motions to dismiss Rep. Bennie Thompson’s suit, Trump, Giulani and the Oath Keepers defend their conduct on Jan. 6.
The newly introduced bipartisan legislation would constitute the most significant improvement in the transparency of international agreements since the enactment of the Case Act in 1972.
Lawfare is compiling a selection of executive actions taken by President Biden to implement his administration’s policies on federal service reforms.