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“How Will Trump Deal with D.C. Hotel Conflict?”

December 14, 2016

Steven L. Schooner speaks to CBS News about how Trump will be in breach of contract on his D.C. hotel unless he cuts all financial ties to it.

“Democrats Say Donald Trump Is In Danger of Violating His D.C. Hotel Lease”

December 14, 2016

Steven L. Schooner is quoted in Time about Trump controlling the federal government and at the same time leasing one of its properties.

“Are Feds Ready to Seize Trump’s Hotel? Maybe?”

December 14, 2016

Steven L. Schooner is quoted in The Daily Beast about how the federal government might force Trump to divest from his D.C. hotel.

“Dem. Lawmakers: GSA Says Trump Must Give Up D.C. Hotel Stake”

December 14, 2016

Steven L. Schooner is quoted in Politico about how the GSA concluded that Donald Trump will be in violation of the lease for his luxury DC hotel.

“iPhone User Can Be Forced to Produce the Passcode to His Phone, Court Rules”

December 14, 2016

Orin S. Kerr writes in The Washington Post about a significant new case on compelled decryption and the Fifth Amendment.

“Lawmakers: GSA Found Trump Will Breach His Hotel Lease, Absent Divestment”

December 14, 2016

Steven L. Schooner is quoted in Government Executive about the absence of communication between Trump and the GSA.

“Wells Fargo's 'Living Will' Failure Shows Preference for Controversial Strategy”

December 13, 2016

Arthur E. Wilmarth is quoted in SNL about alternative strategies for resolving failures of systemically important financial institutions.

“Legal Scholars to Trump: Abide By Constitution”

December 13, 2016

Alan B. Morrison is mentioned in USA Today about law professors urging Donald Trump to reverse himself on a range of issues.

“Who Owns Frozen Embryos?”

December 13, 2016

Naomi R. Cahn is quoted in The Verge about how courts grapple with the right to, and right not to, have a child.

“Finding Marijuana Residue in Trash Doesn’t Justify Search of the Home for Drugs, Court Rules”

December 12, 2016

Orin S. Kerr writes in The Washington Post about a surprising Fourth Amendment decision from the Sixth Circuit.

“When ‘Miranda’ Violations Lead to Passwords”

December 12, 2016

Orin S. Kerr writes in The Washington Post about the United States v. Ashmore case.

“Dems’ Top Priority Must Be to Make Elections Fair”

December 11, 2016

Neil H. Buchanan writes in Newsweek about how the Democratic Party’s top priority must be to protect and restore free and fair elections.

“Custody in Crisis: How Family Courts Nationwide Put Children in Danger”

December 11, 2016

Joan S. Meier is mentioned in Salon about how family courts ignore evidence of sexual or physical abuse, putting kids in peril.

“International College Students Leery of Trump Could Cost U.S. Billions”

December 10, 2016

Neil Ruiz is quoted in NBC News about how international students may be reconsidering higher education in the United States.

“Will Trump Bully Yellen at the Fed?”

December 10, 2016

Neil H. Buchanan writes in Newsweek about how Trump will treat the unique political independence of the Federal Reserve.

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