June 10, 2020

Race, Violence, and Political Illegitimacy

America’s white‐​dominated political institutions are facing their greatest crisis of legitimacy in decades, and systemic racism — particularly in domestic police surveillance and violence targeting communities of color — is the reason why.

Defending Rights & Dissent
May 12, 2020

Obama’s “Rule of Law” Hypocrisy

The reality is that Obama, and many of his predecessors over the last 100 years, took deliberate actions that hastened the decline of the rule of law we now confront at the federal level in 21st century America.

The Hill
September 17, 2019

Constitution Day 2019: the Hidden Domestic Surveillance Crisis

For the Constitution to have meaning and force, the public —including the Congress, the courts, and the press —must be able to establish what the executive branch is doing in our name and with our tax dollars, particularly when it comes to the use —or misuse —of federal surveillance powers.

Just Security
July 16, 2019

The Peculiar Priorities of Adam Schiff

Has the chairman of House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence usurped the roles of his House Judiciary and Foreign Affairs counterparts at the expense of his own committee’s oversight responsibilities?
The Hill (Online)
June 6, 2019

The Snowden Effect, Six Years On

The USA Freedom Act expiration deadline is an opportunity to holistically address the wide range of these abuses, as well emerging technologies that further threaten the constitutional rights and privacy of all of us.
Just Security