It's Not Just Vladimir Putin: Governments Around the World Are Making it Easier to Jail Someone as a Pirate
It's not just Vladimir Putin who's arresting activists for piracy. In international law, the term has changed meanings.
A ruling on the Obamacare contraception mandate could give corporations all kinds of new powers.
On Friday, about one-third of the abortion clinics in Texas started calling women to cancel long-standing appointments and turning away panicked, crying patients who showed up at the door.
Fewer people are sweating over the LSAT’s infamous reasoning questions these days.
The below is the final installment in a five-part series. Part 1 explored the problems stemming from our collective unwillingness to hold software providers accountable for vulnerability-ridden code. Part 2 argued that the technical challenges associated with minimizing software vulnerabilities weigh in favor of, not against, imposing liability on software makers.
This is the fourth installment in a series on whether and how to hold software makers financially liable for the insecurity of their products. Part I offered an overview of the problem of insecure code. Part II countered the notion that the technical challenges associated with minimizing software vulnerabilities weigh against the creation of any kind of maker-liability regime.
What should we do about the NSA? Should we do anything at all? These question are on the forefront these days.
So when will the 9/11 case go to trial, anyway? I have observed the Guantanamo proceedings for a while now, and hear the question a lot—from supporters and critics of the military prosecution of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four accused co-conspirators.
Richard A. Posner on judges, data, and consequences
The federal judge ponders data, consequences, and a decision that enabled voter suppression
Two major human rights groups released reports this month that together provide much-needed texture to the debate on civilian casualties from U.S. drone strikes—particularly in the wake of President Obama’s May 23, 2013 speech on the future of the War on Terror.