I. Policing and Law Enforcement (Ferguson)

II. Congressional-Executive Relations (Executive Privilege/Fast & Furious)

III. Iran Nuclear Agreement

  1. Tyler Cullis, Letter to the Editor: A Reply to David Golove on Iran (Friday, Aug. 22)
  2. Ryan Goodman, Sen. McCain: Iran Pact “in every aspect, a treaty” requiring Senate Consent – and his bill that says the opposite (Thursday, Aug. 21)
  3. David Golove, Presidential Authority to Conclude an Iran Nuclear Agreement—and the Senate’s Self-Defeating Bill (Wednesday, Aug. 20)

IV. Surveillance, Privacy, & Technology

  1. Steve Vladeck, Chief Judge Kozinski’s “Serious Doubts” about Judge Bates’s FISA Reform Letters (Thursday, Aug. 21)
  2. Eric Messinger, ODNI’s Civil Liberties Protection Officer Sets Forth Defense of 12333 Surveillance (Tuesday, Aug. 19)

V. ISIS, Iraq, Syria

  1. Steve Vladeck, James Foley and the Hostage Act (Thursday, Aug. 21)
  2. Beth Van Schaack, Attacks on Journalists a War Crime (Wednesday, Aug. 20)
  3. Ryan Goodman, How Deep is U.S. Public Support for Airstrikes in Iraq? (Wednesday, Aug. 20)
  4. Ryan Goodman, What the UK Government’s Remarks Say About the U.S. Mission in Iraq (Monday, Aug. 18)

VI. Lethal Force, Targeted Killing & Drones

  1. Sarah Knuckey, UN Disarmament Board: New Proposals to Improve Drone Strike Transparency and Accountability (Thursday, Aug. 21)
  2. Sarah Knuckey, Did the U.S. Drone Strike and Secretly Compensate Yemeni Civilians (Tuesday, Aug. 19)