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A Debate on War Powers

Professor Jonathan Turley and Berkeley Law Professor John Yoo met for their third debate on war powers and constitutional analysis.

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Professor Murphy Teaches in Ethiopia for the United Nations

Professor Sean D. Murphy spoke about his experience teaching the law of the sea to lawyers from across the African continent.


Free Speech and Sexual Harassment: When Should the Military Prosecute?

Retired military officials and legal experts spoke about the military's enforcement of rules and laws as they apply to free speech and sexual harassment.

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“Major U.S. Airports Say Current Rules Prevent Incidents Like United”

April 27, 2017

John F. Banzhaf III is quoted in Reuters about the legal issues involving officers removing passengers from airplanes.

“Will the Supreme Court Agree to Hear the Fourth Amendment Cell-Site Cases? (And Should They?)”

April 26, 2017

Orin S. Kerr writes in The Washington Post about whether the Fourth Amendment protects historical cell-site data.

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