Zachary Piaker  //  1/14/18  //  Topic Update


One year into office, President Trump continues to show hostility to the press, as fallout continues over the President’s threat to sue the author and publisher of Fire & Fury (ACS Blog).

  • Michael C. Dorf at Take Care suggests that authors and publishers cannot be held liable for inducing a breach of a nondisclosure agreement.

President Trump promises his administration will take a "strong look" at libel laws in response to a critical book released last week (NYT, WSJ, LA Times).

  • The ACLU argues that the libel laws in question do not, in fact, exist.

 


Updates | The Week of February 19, 2018

2/25/18  //  Daily Update

Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed a new charge against Paul Manafort while Richard Gates pled guilty. Meanwhile, President Trump's proposal to arm teachers drew controversy in Washington.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School

Updates | The Week of February 5, 2018

2/11/18  //  Daily Update

The Nunes memo set off aftershocks; agencies scrambled to implement the Trump Administration's policies to mixed effect; and Congress passes a budget after a brief overnight shutdown.

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.