I. Surveillance & Privacy

A. Section 215 of the Patriot Act

  1. John Reed, Chris Soghoian on What’s Wrong With the Debate on Section 215 (Monday, June 1)
  2. Steve Vladeck, Mootness and the 215 Challenges (Monday, June 1)

B. USA Freedom Act

  1. Julian Sanchez, The Symbolic Sunset & What’s Next for the USA Freedom Act (Monday, June 1)
  2. Marty Lederman, (Unadulterated) USA Freedom Act to Become Law [UPDATED With Vote Tally] (Tuesday, June 2)
  3. David Cole, Sunsets Need Sunshine:  What We Can Learn from the USA Freedom Act (Tuesday, June 2)
  4. Megan Graham, What Did the USA Freedom Act Actually Amend? (Thursday, June 4)

C. Surveillance Reform Generally

  1. Marty Lederman, “Surveillance Reform Plans [Are] Like Indie Rock Bands” (Saturday, May 30)
  2. Steve Vladeck, How Rand Paul Hijacked Surveillance Reform (Monday, June 1)
  3. Steve Vladeck, Rand Paul and Surveillance Reform, Part II (Tuesday, June 2)
  4. John Reed, Chris Soghoian Q+A: The Next Chapter of Surveillance Reform (Thursday, June 4)

II. Detention

  1. Marty Lederman, The Apparent End of the “Gag Orders” for GTMO Detainees (Wednesday, June 3)
  2. Just Security, Text of the Senate Bill for Closing Guantánamo Plus White House’s Veto Recommendation (Thursday, June 4)
  3. Steve Vladeck, D.C. Circuit Rejects Birthright Citizenship for American Samoans (Friday, June 5)

III. Drones

IV. Covert Action

V. Authorizations for the Use of Force

VI. Congressional Hearings