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Clark Ervin on National Security’s Business Impacts
Originally published in The United States Law Week, 81 U.S.L.W. 9, 07/03/2012. Copyright 2012 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
Lies about having received military awards may be speech protected by the First...more
The Biblical parable is told about a flock of 100 sheep. One gets lost and the “good shepherd” leaves the remaining 99 and goes in search of the lost one until it is found and returned to the safety of the...more
The paper looks at treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay and the legal justifications for their use....more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
"Command Influence" will be available on the market via Kindle, Amazon and Barnes & Noble, among others in three to four weeks. It is a fascinating and fast moving account of the murder trial of an Air Force officer in Korea...more
The Death Penalty, National Security and the Zimbabwe Constitution
The Zimbabwe government through the inclusive government is currently carrying out rigorous outreach programs in Zimbabwe and abroad over the contents of...more
This case is brought by the Center for Constitutional Rights on behalf of lawyers and others working with the Guantanamo Bay prisoners. It is based on the chilling effect on their ability to defend their clients due to the...more
This case alleges targeting of the leaders of an Islamic charity and their lawyers by the admitted, targeted warrantless wiretapping by the NSA. It is based on a document that was accidentally disclosed to the plaintiffs by...more
On December 31, three provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act that broadly expanded government surveillance authority in the wake of 9/11 are set to expire.1 The Obama Administration made clear in a letter this week to Senate...more
In the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, executive branch lawyers acting as legal council for the President issued several memoranda which interpreted various laws prohibiting torture or "cruel, inhuman, and degrading...more
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a class-action lawsuit against AT&T on January 31, 2006, accusing the telecom giant of violating the law and the privacy of its customers by collaborating with the National...more
Background: The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a class-action lawsuit against AT&T on January 31, 2006, accusing the telecom giant of violating the law and the privacy of its customers by collaborating with the...more