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“Why Hasn't the Government Gone After Trump for His $180 Million Breach of Contract?"

February 15, 2017

Steven L. Schooner is quoted in Rolling Stone about how there are a few problems with Trump's insistence on maintaining hotel lease.

“The Corpse of MF Global Thinks PwC Should Pay $3 Billion for Bad Advice“

February 15, 2017

Lawrence A. Cunningham is quoted in Forbes about MF Global's bankruptcy in 2011.

“Trump's Governing Style Pleases Supporters, Roils Critics”

February 14, 2017

Paul Schiff Berman is quoted in Voice of America about how Trump sees his executive power.

“Why the Injunction Against the Travel Ban Will Hold Up in Supreme Court”

February 14, 2017

Richard J. Pierce, Jr. writes in The Hill about Judge Brinkema’s opinion in support of her preliminary injunction against the travel ban.

“The Fourth Amendment at the Border and Beyond: A Few Thoughts on Hernandez v. Mesa”

February 14, 2017

Orin S. Kerr writes in The Washington Post about the future of the Fourth Amendment and whether non-U.S. persons get 4th Amendment rights abroad.

“Foreign Passports Offer Little Protection for China’s Elite”

February 13, 2017

Donald C. Clarke is quoted in The Financial Times about the growing demand for foreign passports.

“Can Federal Agents Detain Citizens at Border Checkpoints Until They Disclose Their Smartphone Passcodes?”

February 13, 2017

Orin S. Kerr writes in The Washington Post about whether it is legal for the government to detain a person for a few hours to access their phone.

“Revising The Executive Order Might Not Save It”

February 13, 2017

Robert W. Tuttle and Peter J. Smith write in The Huffington Post about the Executive Order governing immigration.

“Is Trump Moving Too Fast? Checks and Balances Will Slow Him Down”

February 12, 2017

Richard J. Pierce, Jr. writes in The Hill about the important checks on the power of the executive branch and president.

“Stories of Three Candidates Who Could Not Become Judges of the Supreme Court of Justice” (In Spanish)

February 12, 2017

Paul Schiff Berman is quoted in Univision about Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and the fractured U.S. Senate that awaits him.

“College Is Too Late to Teach Free Speech”

February 12, 2017

Catherine J. Ross writes in The Chronicle of Higher Education about how First Amendment values should be fostered in grades K-12.

“Nonprofits React to Reports Trump Could Focus on Radical Islam”

February 11, 2017

John F. Banzhaf III is quoted in Voice of America about reports that the Trump administration will focus its counterterrorism effort only on Muslim radicals.

“Trump: Immigration System Will Not Be Tool for Terrorists”

February 11, 2017

John F. Banzhaf III is quoted in Voice of America about President Trump possibly taking his travel ban case to the Supreme Court.

”President Considers ‘Brand New’ Refugee Travel Ban”

February 11, 2017

Paulina Vera speaks to CNN about the Trump administration’s next move after the ninth circuit declined to reinstate the travel ban. 

“Experts: Mixing Politics and Charity a Concern”

February 11, 2017

Miriam Galston is quoted in Newsday about the Johnson Amendment and the role of political activity in charitable contributions.

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