29 ABA Journal National Security articles.
A political appointee with little or no training in reviewing manuscripts for classified material was assigned to review former National Security Adviser John Bolton’s book even though a career official…
Sep 23, 2020 10:40 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice’s bid to dismiss charges against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser appears to be a “corrupt and politically motivated favor,” according to a report by a former judge tasked with
opposing the government request.
Sep 14, 2020 9:27 AM CDT
An en banc federal appeals court is refusing to interfere with a federal judge’s plan to review the U.S. Department of Justice’s bid to drop
the prosecution of Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser.
Aug 31, 2020 2:04 PM CDT
Teach what you know. That piece of wisdom came to mind when schools closed due to the coronavirus global pandemic in mid-March, and I suddenly had a new job: second grade home-schooler.
Aug 20, 2020 10:54 AM CDT
Aug 1, 2020 12:45 AM CDT
A federal judge in New York has ordered the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to disclose all the inaccurate or misleading statements made to the court in defense of a decision to oust New York from expedited border crossing programs.
Jul 31, 2020 12:43 PM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., refused Saturday to block the publication of a tell-all book by former National Security Adviser John Bolton while warning of possible consequences.
Jun 22, 2020 11:02 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to delay publication of a tell-all book by former National Security Adviser John Bolton, a day before major newspapers began reporting on its contents.
Jun 17, 2020 3:46 PM CDT
DOJ engaged in ‘highly irregular conduct,’ says amicus appointee in Michael Flynn case
The U.S. Department of Justice “engaged in highly irregular conduct to benefit a political ally of the…
Jun 10, 2020 4:01 PM CDT
President Donald Trump said Monday he would use the military to stop violent protests in states where governors refuse to take actions needed to protect lives and property.
Jun 2, 2020 9:35 AM CDT
Cybersecurity is necessarily an issue that crosses international boundaries, raising complex questions of sovereignty, jurisdiction, law and policy. In response, lawyers have struggled to find the right legal metaphor or framework to apply to cyberspace. Each of these issues concerns the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative because the way we as a society choose to address these challenges implicates what it means to live and operate under the rule of law.
May 9, 2019 12:15 PM CDT
In a new survey, the ABA highlighted gaps in Americans’ knowledge of history and government as part of the ABA Survey of Civic Literacy 2019, the first comprehensive survey of its kind by the association. The results of the nationwide poll of 1,000 people were released Wednesday to mark Law Day, a national event established by President Dwight Eisenhower in 1958 to recognize the country’s commitment to the rule of law.
May 1, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is expected to testify before House and Senate panels on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation next week.
The attorney general will appear before the House…
Apr 26, 2019 11:49 AM CDT
Even with redactions, at 448 pages, the report from the office of special counsel Robert Mueller that was released Thursday will take most people a while to read. Consuming all the news stories, think pieces, legal analysis, live blogs, podcasts and blog posts would take far longer.
Apr 18, 2019 5:00 PM CDT