Are You a Foreign Agent? [More with McGlinchey, Ep. 21

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The Maria Butina case cast a spotlight on once-obscure laws known as 18 USC Section 951, and the Foreign Agent Registration Act, or FARA. The government has revived these laws to target political actors, foreign propagandists, or influencers acting here in the United States without prior notice. The Fourth Circuit recently had something to say about it. In this episode of More with McGlinchey, attorneys Robert Driscoll and Alfred Carry (Washington, DC), who represented Maria, discuss the differences between these two statutes and how See more +
The Maria Butina case cast a spotlight on once-obscure laws known as 18 USC Section 951, and the Foreign Agent Registration Act, or FARA. The government has revived these laws to target political actors, foreign propagandists, or influencers acting here in the United States without prior notice. The Fourth Circuit recently had something to say about it. In this episode of More with McGlinchey, attorneys Robert Driscoll and Alfred Carry (Washington, DC), who represented Maria, discuss the differences between these two statutes and how they have historically been interpreted and applied by the government and in the courts. See less -
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