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Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens  [Video]

Feb. 7 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. A confidential memo leaked from the Department of Justice details the legal rationale for the extrajudicial killing of American...more

This Week in Washington - January 25, 2013

In This Issue: - DOMESTIC POLICY MATTERS - Inauguration. After being officially sworn in to a second term at the White House on Sunday, January 20, as prescribed by law, President Barack Obama and Vice...more

Capital Thinking Update - January 21, 2013

In This Issue: - General Legislative - Agriculture & Food - Budget, Appropriations - Cybersecurity - Education - Energy - Environment - Financial Services -...more

This Week in Washington - January 18, 2013

In This Issue: - DOMESTIC POLICY MATTERS - Debt Ceiling, Budget & the Economy. During a press conference on the debt ceiling at the White House on Monday, President Obama warned Republicans in Congress that...more

This Week in Washington - January 4, 2013

In This Issue: - DOMESTIC POLICY MATTERS - The Fiscal Cliff Compromise. With Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) stepping in over the weekend to lead negotiations, a...more

His Last Bow: Sherlock Holmes and Embracing Chaos To Build Compliance Programs

I thought about this final Holmes short story when I read an article in the November edition of Fast Company, entitled “Secrets of the Flux Leader”, where author Robert Safian engaged in an interesting discussion how of...more

This Week in Washington - October 26, 2012

In This Issue: - DOMESTIC POLICY MATTERS - Budget, Sequestration, & the Economy. On Wednesday, the Commerce Department released a report showing that new home sales increased by 5.7 percent from August to...more

Abu Hamza's Lawyer: I'm Interested in Talking About a Plea Deal  [Video]

Jeremy Schneider, a lawyer appointed by a Manhattan federal judge to represent alleged al Qaeda member Abu Hamza, says he's interested in speaking to prosecutors about a plea deal. He declined to say whether his client would...more

Living under Drones: Death Injury and Trauma to Civilian From US Drone Practices in Pakistan

Following nine months of intensive research—including two investigations in Pakistan, more than 130 interviews with victims, witnesses, and experts, and review of thousands of pages of documentation and media reporting—this...more

Detainee Treatment at GTMO

The paper looks at treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay and the legal justifications for their use....more

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