The National Security Law Podcast

The NSL Podcast is a weekly review of the latest legal controversies associated with the U.S. government’s national security activities and institutions, featuring Professors Bobby Chesney and Steve Vladeck of the University of Texas at Austin.  They bring different perspectives to these issues, but always in a friendly spirit. The program is fast-paced but detail-rich, and is meant for lawyers and non-lawyers alike.  If you’ve been looking for a thoughtful yet enjoyable way to keep up with and better understand these issues, this is the show for you.

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The National Security Law Podcast: This Is John Roberts’s Podcast

We’re back, with a Supreme-Court focused episode! Tune in for:

The Supreme Court’s twin decisions in the New York grand jury and Congressional subpoena cases; The consequences of those decisions for related litigation such as the Don McGahn subpoena case; The McGirt decision on the Muskogee nation’s control of territory in eastern Oklahoma; And the petition for en banc review in the Michael Flynn case.

As for frivolity, how could it be anything other than the "Hamilton" movie?


The National Security Law Podcast: On the Brink with the Insurrection Act

We bring you a special episode, recorded jointly with Ben Wittes as an episode of the Lawfare Podcast. Ben, Bobby and Steve explore the threatened invocation of the Insurrection Act by President Trump, the president’s existing use of the D.C. National Guard, the president’s assertion that he will designate Antifa as a “domestic terrorist organization” and the use of tear gas and rubber bullets to clear protesters out of Lafayette Square Park in order to facilitate a presidential photo op.

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