Take Care  //  4/23/17  //  Topic Update

The National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. Cyber Command should be split, according to Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), top Democrat of the House Intelligence Committee (The Hill).

The government released its annual FISA Court report for calendar year 2016.

  • The report is here.
  • Early commentary comes from Helen Klein Murillo (Lawfare).

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

While the President holds an obligation to ensure faithful execution of the laws, Congress holds sole authority to appropriate resources for that power’s exercise and is therefore not duty-bound to provide resources necessary for the executive branch’s fulfillment of its constitutional functions.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

The Senate Judiciary Committee urged the DOJ to expand its oversight of gambling. A bipartisan Cyber Diplomacy Act is a legislative effort to the State Department's "redesign."

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of November 20, 2017

11/26/17  //  Daily Update

Despite concerning allegations, President Trump maintains support for Roy Moore in Alabama's senate race.