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Call for Papers: The University of Texas at Austin Announces the 2023 "Bobby R. Inman Award" for Student Scholarship on Intelligence

Austin, Texas – The Strauss-Clements Intelligence Studies Project of The University of Texas at Austin announces the 9th annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security. The winner of the “Inman Award” will receive a cash prize of $5,000, with two semifinalists each receiving a cash prize of $2,500. This competition is open to unpublished work by undergraduate and

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Correcting Our Errors

Over the past several weeks, I have become aware of two serious quality control failures that have occurred at Lawfare, one recent and one several years old. I am writing this post both to publicly own our errors and to inform readers of the remedial steps we are taking to address them. 

The first incident involves a student contributor who co-authored a number of SinoTech columns on the site. The student contributor program at Lawfare is one of which I am deeply proud and, as a general matter, I have the highest confidence in our published student work. 

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Editor's Note

Editor's Note: On March 11, 2016, Lawfare published an article entitled, “Why the OPM Hack is Far Worse You Imagine.” In the years since, questions have arisen about the identity of the author. In recent weeks, after learning about these questions, we have endeavored to address them but have been unable to do so. Emails to the author have gone unreturned, and he appears to have vanished from social media. We have therefore lost confidence in the article and have removed it.

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Student Contributor Program Applications Are Now Open

Are you a current student interested in writing and researching for Lawfare? Join our Student Contributor Program for the 2022-2023 academic year!

The Lawfare Student Contributor Program allows current students to submit articles and provide research support on issues at the nexus of national security, law, and policy. The program is open to law students in their second and third years, LLMs, and SJDs (or foreign equivalent). Graduate students in relevant fields will also be considered.

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