Commentary

December 10, 2019
Commentary

The Crossfire Hurricane Report’s Inconvenient Findings

Though it does not describe an investigation motivated by political bias, it is a textbook account of confirmation bias that should raise disturbing questions about the adequacy of the FISA process — and not just in this investigation.

Just Security
November 27, 2019
Commentary

A Serious Hearing on Marijuana Prohibition Was Overdue

Although the bill will certainly not go anywhere, especially during impeachment hearings, it is a welcome development from a Congress that, in 1937, rushed to prohibit marijuana based on spurious testimony and hyperbolic fearmongering.

The Hill
September 17, 2019
Commentary

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