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


Customs officers searched an estimated 30,200 cellphones, computers and other electronic devices of people entering and leaving the United States last year, up 60 percent from 2016, according to Homeland Security Department data (NYT).

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s revised directive governing searches of travelers’ electronic devices at U.S. borders fails to resolve the constitutional concerns that many have raised, argues Carrie DeCell in Just Security.

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 15, 2018

1/21/18  //  Daily Update

The week began with Martin Luther King Jr. Day and ended with a government shutdown on the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School