Evelyn Douek and Quinta Jurecic spoke with two emergency medicine physicians about state medical boards, which grant physicians the licenses that authorize them to practice medicine, and how they could play a more aggressive role in curbing falsehoods.
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The Jan. 6 committee held its seventh in a series of prominent hearings unveiling the findings of its investigation to the public. Lawfare Editor in Chief Benjamin Wittes moderated a conversation with Lawfare Executive Editor Natalie Orpett and Senior Editors Scott Anderson, Quinta Jurecic, and Roger Parloff on Twitter Spaces about the hearing.
Alvaro Marañon sat down with Chris Bing and Raphael Satter to discuss the use of foreign hackers to win lawsuits and arbitration battles.
Alan Rozenshtein spoke with Zac Gershberg and Sean Illing about how the current landscape of social media and cable news fuels our democracy, but also pushes it in an illiberal authoritarian direction.
In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the United States and its international allies are pursuing an unprecedented set of economic sanctions measures against Russia. But what do these measures entail? And how effective are they likely to be?
On Wednesday, the Senate voted to acquit President Donald J. Trump of abuse of power, by a vote of 48-52, and obstruction of Congress, by a vote of 47-53. Over the course of the trial, Lawfare and Goat Rodeo have been compiling the most essential parts of each day’s proceeding into manageable podcast episodes. Here is the final episode of that series.
The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is set to begin on Jan. 21, and the question of what constitutes an impeachable offense is sure to feature in the trial itself and in the broader discussion of the president’s conduct. To answer that question, many commentators, lawmakers and experts may rely on what the Founders said at the time the Impeachment Clause was written into the Constitution. But there’s another way to think about an impeachable offense: by looking at the offenses for which Congress has actually impeached people.
On Wednesday, former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III testified before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees. There was plenty of repetition and plenty of pontification. So we cut all that out to just bring you the testimony that you need to hear. Not only that, but—in both committees—the Democratic and Republican members advanced very different narratives about the Mueller report and investigation. Listening to the questions alternate between the two sides almost gave the audience a sense of whiplash.
The Lawfare Podcast Bonus Edition: A Brookings Discussion on What We Learned From the Mueller Report
On April 23, Benjamin Wittes hosted a panel discussion at the Brookings Institution unpacking what we learned from the redacted version of the Mueller report. The panel featured Susan Hennessey, Chuck Rosenberg and Margaret Taylor. They discussed the factual record Mueller established on Russian interference and collusion, whether the president's conduct constitutes obstruction of justice and how Congress and the American people might react to the report. The full audio of the event is available here.
A redacted version of the 448-page Mueller report dropped yesterday, and there’s a lot to say about it. In this Special Edition of the Lawfare Podcast, Bob Bauer, Susan Hennessey, Mary McCord, Paul Rosenzweig, Charlie Savage and Benjamin Wittes discuss what the report says about obstruction and collusion, Mueller’s legal theories and what this all means for the president and the presidency.