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Violence & Civil Rights

quoting Shelby Steelevia TribLive
Sunday, January 11, 2015

“Law-enforcement sources said protesters displayed photos of slain cops Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu while chanting slogans comparing the NYPD to the KKK,” the New York Post reported.

Analysis and Commentary

On the Tired War v. Law Enforcement Distinction

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Saturday, January 10, 2015

I agree with much of what Wells says in response to Bryan Cunningham’s piece on War v. Crime, but thought I would add my two cents.

Analysis and Commentary

Who Else May Be Working With The French?

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, January 8, 2015
FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday said the U.S. agency is working with French law enforcement to bring those responsible for the attack on satirical publication Charlie Hebdo to justice.
Analysis and Commentary

FBI Director James Comey’s Remarks Today

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Thursday, January 8, 2015

I have been unable to find video or audio of FBI Director James Comey’s remarks today adding to his prior attribution of the Sony hack to North Korea. Nor has the FBI itself released the text. That said, Fortune magazine has published the following, describing it as “Comey’s remarks in full”:

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The Libertarian Podcast–“Marijuana Legalization and Federalism”

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, January 8, 2015

Is Colorado’s marijuana legalization policy headed to the Supreme Court?

Joseph McNamara, San Jose Police Department

An Officer and a Philosopher

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The late Hoover fellow Joseph McNamara was a most remarkable thing: a visionary police chief.

Analysis and Commentary

NYPD's Reverse Washington Monument Strategy

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, January 4, 2015

Here's what Richard L. Stroup writes about the Washington Monument Strategy (WMS):

Analysis and Commentary

The Consequences of Credible Doubt About the USG Attribution in the Sony Hack

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

A few weeks ago I wrote critically of the FBI’s statement that it had “enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible” for the Sony hack:

Analysis and Commentary

Thoughts on the SSCI Report, Part III: The Program’s Effectiveness

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Sunday, December 28, 2014

Having started this series of posts by focusing on the aspect of the SSCI’s report on which the committee majority is strongest—the program’s brutality—I want to turn now to the aspects of the committee’s work on which, to my mind at least, its report is less persuasive.


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