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The Third Party Records Doctrine and Privacy in the Digital Age and Its Role in National Security

By   /  April 30, 2016  /  National Security Law  /  No Comments

Everyday that passes the expectation of privacy of individuals diminishes. The newest technological crazes revolve around monitoring our day-to-day activities and maximizing every second we have. From wristwatches that measure your heart rate and let you read email or text messages at the same time, to smart meters installed at our houses collecting minute-by-minute data […]

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Supreme Court Approves Change to Rule 41 Search and Seizure Warrants for Electronic Property

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Fourth Amendment, National Security Law, National Security Law & Policy  /  No Comments

Rule 41(b) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure governs Fourth Amendment searches and seizures, and under certain circumstances it allows law enforcement to hack into a computer outside the jurisdiction the warrant to do so was obtained.

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Cuba Isn’t Worth the Headache. But See Colombia.

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  International Law, News & Events  /  No Comments

When ‘Cuba’ and ‘national security’ are mentioned in the same sentence, they tend to be followed by phrases like ‘refugee wave,’ ‘Marxist revolutionaries’ and ‘missile crisis.’ The steps towards normalization of relations with the old Communist foe have caused reactions as varied as the embargo is old, but the ship has set sail and Americans […]

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Difficulties in Prosecuting Islamic State Members Under International Law

By   /  April 28, 2016  /  International Law, Terrorist Trials  /  No Comments

Since its emergence in 2013, The Islamic State has used increasingly violent tactics in an attempt to establish a worldwide caliphate.[i] The Islamic State is accused of committing crimes of unspeakable cruelty including mass executions, sexual slavery, rape and other forms of sexual and gender-based violence, torture, mutilation, enlistment and forced recruitment of children, and […]

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Loudspeakers: The Winning Strategy Against North Korea? Part II

By   /  April 28, 2016  /  News & Events  /  No Comments

Beginning of this year, South Korea and North Korea began shouting at each other again. It was just last August when the escalated tension between two divided nations came to a halt. Then on January 6, North Korea conducted an underground nuclear test at Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, causing tension between the two Koreas. The […]

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