Ruling in the Jimmy Lai case, the Court of Final Appeals preserved its judicial independence, enabled the continued protection of fundamental rights by common law principles and fended off the risk of executive backlash.
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On its anniversary, the Montgomery Ward episode is a stark reminder of what unleashing wartime government power over industry has actually looked like.
Cybersecurity law and policy is a fun subject to teach. There is vast room for creativity in selecting topics, readings and learning objectives. But that same quality makes it difficult to decide what to cover, what learning objectives to set, and which reading assignments to use.
With support from the Hewlett Foundation, I’ve spent a lot of time in recent years wrestling with this challenge, and last spring I posted the initial fruits of that effort in the form of a massive “syllabus” document. Now, I’m back with version 2.0.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to begin hearings Sept. 4 on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. If confirmed, Kavanaugh would replace the high court’s most frequent swing vote, retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, a change that many expect would shift the court significantly to the right.
On behalf of the University of Texas-Austin’s Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the AALS Section on National Security Law, and Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law, I am pleased to announce that Rebecca Ingber of BU and Shirin Sinnar of Stanford are co-winners of the new Mike Lewis P