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Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act Post 9-11   June 25, 2013 R. Tamara de Silva   The point of demarcation between speech, whistleblowing and espionage has in some instances the aspects of a razor’s edge.  Edward Snowden’s criminal complaint under the Espionage Act was unsealed last Friday.  The Espionage Act has […]

  What the Drone Memo Means By R. Tamara de Silva February 7, 2013   [W]e are heirs to a tradition given voice 800 years ago by Magna Carta, which, on the barons’ insistence, confined executive power by “the law of the land.”  Justice Souter and Justice Ginsburg, Hamdi v. Rumsfeld 542 U.S. 507 (2004) […]

The First Amendment of Brandon Raub By R Tamara de Silva August 22, 2012          The point of demarcation between political expression and dangerous dissent is being discerned in much the same manner the Romans augured the future by looking at the entrails of birds.  Enter social media, which has been flexing […]