I. The Islamic State & Military Action

  1. Jonathan Horowitz, Guest Post: A Legal Map of Airstrikes in Syria (Part 1) (Monday, December 7)
  2. Jonathan Horowitz, Guest Post: A Legal Map of Airstrikes in Syria (Part 2) (Tuesday, December 8)
  3. Jennifer Daskal & Steve Vladeck, Rep. Schiff’s Newly-Proposed AUMF: Praise and a Caveat (Thursday, December 10)
  4. Marty Lederman, The Schiff AUMF: It’s Even Better Than That (Friday, December 11)

II. Surveillance, Technology & Privacy

  1. Jennifer Daskal & Andrew K. Woods, Cross-Border Data Requests: A Response to Greg Nojeim (Monday, December 7)
  2. Robyn Greene, Guest Post: Cy Vance’s Proposal to Backdoor Encrypted Devices Is Riddled With Vulnerabilities (Wednesday, December 9)
  3. Carly Nyst, Guest Post: European Human Rights Court Deals a Heavy Blow to the Lawfulness of Bulk Surveillance (Wednesday, December 9)
  4. Patrick C. Toomey, Guest Post: Why Aren’t Criminal Defendants Getting Notice of Section 702 Surveillance — Again? (Friday, December 11)

III. Immigration & Habeas Corpus

  1. Jonathan Hafetz & Steve Vladeck, The Government’s Surprising (and Flawed) New Attack on Habeas Corpus in Immigration Cases (Tuesday, December 8)
  2. Steve Vladeck, What’s Missing from Constitutional Analyses of Donald Trump’s Muslim Immigration Ban (Thursday, December 10)

IV. Military Commissions & Detention

  1. Daphne Eviatar, The More Things Stay the Same: Another Week of Military Commission Hearings (Monday, December 7)
  2. Steve Vladeck, Second Circuit Denies Rehearing En Banc in Turkmen; Is Supreme Court Next? (Friday, December 11)

V. Torture

VI. Congressional Hearings