We can’t have the future we want until we stop thinking of the history of women as women’s history.
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THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION’S NEW GUIDELINES ON MIRANDA IN TERRORISM CASES: IS THERE REALLY ANYTHING NEW HERE?
At this year’s PJP event in March, the moot court considered expanding the “public safety exception” to reading Miranda rights in terrorism cases. I authored the hypothetical for that moot and you can watch the oral argument here. Since then, the Wall Street Journal obtained an FBI memorandum delineating circumstances in which its agents can… [Continue Reading]
The Obama’s administration decision to try five accused 9/11 conspirators before a military commission, and not in a civilian court as once planned, might be confirmation that President Bush had it right all along
In the event of a shutdown, the federal government does not actually stop functioning entirely but a few things will change.
Congress recently passed and President Obama signed a one year extension to three controversial provisions of the Patriot Act. Included is a “lone wolf” provision that enables wiretapping of individuals.
In this TED conference video, psychologist Jonathan Haidt argues that moral diversity—which is closely connected to political diversity—is essential to create positive change in society
Egypt does not have the luxury of starting from scratch; it must rise from the ashes of decades in which its constitution was rendered meaningless by the “state of emergency” declared by the president.
by Erin Moriarty, 2010 Jennings Fellow In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and… [Continue Reading]
Emily had two options – get rid of the message she was carrying or be caught and tried as a spy!