Jamil Jaffer Discusses the Struggles of Social Media Platforms to Control Content and Prevent Violence from being Livestreamed

Jamil N. Jaffer, Founder & Executive Director, National Security Institute; Director, National Security Law & Policy Program

Jamil Jaffer, IronNet Cybersecurity vice president, and Bloomberg’s Gerrit De Vynck discuss the struggles of social media platforms to control content and prevent violence from being livestreamed. They speak with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Technology.”

www.bloomberg.com, March 18

Jane Bambauer, Director of Scalia Law’s Program on Economics & Privacy, Testifies Today Before the US Senate Judiciary Committee

Jane Yakowitz Bambauer, Director of Scalia Law’s Program on Economics & Privacy

Jane Bambauer, Director of Scalia Law’s Program on Economics & Privacy, testifies today before the US Senate Judiciary Committee. The Committee hearing is examining the California Consumer Privacy Act and The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation.

pep.gmu.edu, March 12

Professor Francis H. Buckley comments on the SNC-Lavalin Scandal

Francis H. Buckley, George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law

Canadians may have a reputation for saying sorry, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is refusing to do so for his role in the SNC-Lavalin scandal.

The prime minister’s speech was longer than 10 minutes, but there was one glaring omission.

“Conspicuously, there was no apology,” said Frank Buckley, a founding professor of law at George Mason University

sports.yahoo.com, March 8

Professor Michael Krauss Authors Principles of Products Liability

Michael Krauss, Professor of Law

Products liability is the object of late-night talk show jokes and politician’s stump speeches. Yet, like many subjects discussed by politicians and TV stars, products liability is more subtle and multi-layered than it’s made to appear. This subject is one of the most difficult and controversial in all of American law.

faculty.westacademic.com, March 8

Professor Ilya Somin on President’s Emergency Declaration for Wall Money

Ilya Somin, Professor of Law

texastribune.org, March 14

For one, he said, it’s uncertain if the statutes Trump cited in his emergency declaration actually allow him to spend money on wall construction.

newsweek.com, March 14

Section 2808 applies to reallocation of military funds only “in the case of a national emergency where it’s necessary to use the armed forces.”

www.wusa9.com, Feb. 26

“If an injunction is issued it would at least constrain a lot of his efforts to build the wall.”

www.mcclatchydc.com, Feb. 21

“In this case, even if the courts find his stated motivation is true they can still declare the action unconstitutional.”

reason.com, Feb. 19

“Poorly drafted laws give the president a wide range of easily abused emergency powers”

www.rthk.hk, Feb. 19

Listen to Professor Ilya Somin on Radio 3 to talk about Trump’s national emergency

www.bloomberg.com, Feb. 18

Some legal specialists warned that an emergency declaration sets a bad precedent for future presidents.

“If Trump can get away with declaring a national emergency and then spending money on this construction project which is only vaguely related to national security, why wouldn’t future presidents do the same thing?”

www.vox.com, Feb. 18

“Article I of the Constitution mandates that “No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law.” Only Congress has the power to make such laws. This vital rule ensures no one person can seize control of the nation’s public funds.”

www.motherjones.com, Feb. 18

Somin has emphasized that section 2808 only concerns emergencies “that requires use of the armed forces,” and that building a wall does not, in his opinion, meet that requirement.

freebeacon.com, Feb. 18

Somin has emphasized that section 2808 only concerns emergencies “that requires use of the armed forces,” and that building a wall does not, in his opinion, meet that requirement.