Derek Reinbold  //  8/13/17  //  Topic Update


President Trump’s speech to the Boy Scouts was both inappropriate and indecent, writes Michael C. Dorf at Take Care.

The Trump Administration’s leaks deserve to be investigated, but not by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, write Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey (Lawfare).

The Trump Administration’s war on leaks risks journalists’ First Amendment rights, notes William E. Lee at Just Security.

The Justice Department clarified that it was not pursuing charges against reporters as part of its leak investigations (NYT).

Leak investigations have tripled under the Trump Administration, compared to those open at the end of Obama’s presidency (NYT).


Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

Hundreds of thousands of people participated worldwide in Women's Marches on Saturday, protesting the first year of the Trump administration and supporting women's rights.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

President Trump vows to strengthen libel laws after the release of Fire and Fury.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of December 18, 2017

12/24/17  //  Daily Update

A federal district court in Michigan has upheld a right to display signs depicting aborted fetuses. Environmental Protection Agency employees who publicly criticized the Trump administration had their e-mails scrutinized by a Republican campaign research group.