The Week That Was

The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

By Benjamin Pollard
Saturday, June 18, 2022, 4:23 PM

Jen Patja Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which Quinta Jurecic sat down with Benjamin Wittes, Natalie Orpett, and Alan Rozenshtein to discuss the third in a series of hearings held by the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the Capitol:

Hadley Baker shared Lawfare No Bull  in which the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol held its third in a series of public hearings:

Benjamin Pollard shared a livestream of the third day of a series of hearings held by the Jan. 6 committee.

Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which Wittes sat down with Jurecic, Orpett, and Rohini Kurup to discuss day two of the Jan. 6 hearings:

Baker shared an episode of Lawfare No Bull which features audio of the second hearing:

Pollard shared a livestream of the second day of hearings.

Howell also shared an episode of Rational Security in which Rozenshtein, Jurecic, and Scott R. Anderson sat down with Orpett to discuss the Jan. 6 committee’s public hearings, brewing conflict in the Taiwan Strait, and debates in Congress over increased security measures for the Supreme Court:

Jurecic, Tyler McBrien, and Orpett discussed the central role of the oath of office in the Jan. 6 committee hearings.

Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which Wittes sat down with Roger Parloff to discuss the litigation to keep people off ballots under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment:

Wittes, Matt Gluck, and Tia Sewell discussed the evidence presented by the Jan. 6 committee.

Vida B. Johnson argued that the Jan. 6 Capitol attack was enabled by a law enforcement culture that has ignored white supremacy and far-right extremism.

Claudia Swain shared a guide to the third day of the Jan. 6 committee hearings.

Katherine Pompilio shared an episode of #LiveFromUkraine in which Wittes sat down with Olexander Scherba, a longtime Ukrainian diplomat and author of “Ukraine vs. Darkness: Undiplomatic Thoughts”:

Adam Aliano discussed whether Russia is exploiting a gap in the 1936 Montreux Convention in its war against Ukraine.

Stewart Baker shared an episode of the Cyberlaw Podcast in which he sat down with Bobby Chesney, Michael Ellis, and David Kris to discuss comments made by U.S. officials at the Rivest-Shamir-Adleman conference in San Francisco, private sector incident reporting, and more :

Robert Gorwa argued that an EU draft child sexual abuse material regulation will lead to a showdown between governments, industry, and the public that will determine the future availability of encrypted communications and devices.

Samantha Lai shared an episode of TechTalk in which she sat down with David Johns and Christ Wood to discuss how technology concerns surrounding privacy, content moderation, facial recognition, and more shape the online experiences of the LGBTQ+ community:

Pompilio shared the U.S. Justice Department Office of the Inspector General’s audit of the U.S. Marshals Service’s management of seized cryptocurrency.

Jolynn Dellinger and Stephanie Pell argued that if Roe v. Wade is overturned, criminal investigations into women’s reproductive decisions enabled by modern technologies and the sensitive, intimate data these technologies capture would constitute an unique extension of the state’s powers of observation and coercion.

Jordan Schneider shared an episode of ChinaTalk in which he sat down with Yuen Yuen Ang to discuss how corruption works in China:

Jim Crotty argued that the U.S. must strengthen its relationship with Mexico if it hopes to improve counterdrug cooperation and save American lives.

David Priess shared an episode of Chatter in which he sat down with John Dickie to discuss the secret rituals of Freemasonry, its origins and development in Europe and America, the importance of George Washington and other early American Masons, and more:

Bruce Riedel reviewed Gregory D. Cleva’s “John F. Kennedy’s 1957 Algeria Speech: The Politics of Anticolonialism in the Cold War Era."

Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which Bryce Klehm sat down with Shala Gafary, Col. Steven Miska, and Matt Zeller to discuss past failures that led to the situation where tens of thousands of the U.S.’s allies were left behind in Afghanistan:

And Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which Evelyn Douek and Jurecic sat down with RonNell Anderson Jones to discuss the usefulness of defamation laws in countering lies in the wake of the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial:

And that was the week that was.