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If he did not know Cohen was paying her, "then it seems that Trump could not have had an attorney-client relationship with Cohen regarding the Daniels payment in the first instance," Paul Rosenzweig, a former official in President George W. Bush's administration, wrote on the Lawfare blog. If Trump ...

I always thought that if Israel were to unilaterally annex the occupied Palestinian territories, it would come under an international spotlight, with denunciations and protests around the world. I was wrong. Annexation is underway, but out of the spotlight, away from international attention. In the dismal offices ...
March 30, 2018 - The Lawfare Project has re-filed its harassing lawsuit against San Francisco State and Professor Rabab Abdulhadi. The suit, which was thrown out of court earlier this month, alleges that support for Palestinian rights amounts to discrimination against Jewish students.

According to the Lawfare Project, attorneys representing five student and two non-student plaintiffs filed a second amended complaint against San Francisco State University on March 29, alleging that the school has "fostered a pervasively hostile, anti-Jewish environment, knowingly and ...
Roger Stone: Democratic Party Waging "Lawfare" Based On "Hearsay" Repeated By Mainstream Media. submit to reddit. |. Posted By Tim Hains On Date March 15, 2018 .... "What this is, is a new tactic of the left called Lawfare... He's exactly right, they file these extraordinarily expensive, detailed lawsuits, which are all based ...
Lorde, also from New Zealand, had called the cancellation of her gig “the right decision.” The lawsuit was reportedly filed in Israel by the lawfare group Shurat HaDin under a 2011 law that allows Israelis to sue those who call for a boycott of Israel or its settlements built illegally on occupied Palestinian land.
The doctrine of lawfare — a portmanteau of the words 'law' and 'warfare' — has become the preferred strategic tool in the evolving domain of foreign affairs. Charles Dunlap, the oft-cited coiner of the term, describes the practice of using law 'as a means of realising a military objective'. The words 'law' and ...
The Lawfare Project has announced that they are considering filing a lawsuit against Google, Yahoo! and Twitter in Spain in an effort to pressure them into taking down anti-Semitic content from their websites. According to a press release sent to the Journal, The Lawfare Project has already filed cease and ...
The Lawfare Project threatened legal action against Google, Yahoo and Twitter in Spain for failing to address the proliferation of Holocaust-denial websites and anti-Semitic materials on their platforms, announced Brooke Goldstein, director of the legal think tank and litigation fund. “Unless Google, Yahoo ...
Waging Lawfare to Save the Planet. ClientEarth has taken a US-style legal strategy of protecting the environment across the Atlantic and found surprising success. share; comment; download; print; order reprints; related stories. By Alicia Clegg Spring 2018. James Thornton, founder and CEO of ClientEarth, speaks at a ...
Lawfare, as defined by Maj. Gen. Charles Dunlap (Ret.) of Duke University, is “the use or misuse of law as a substitute for traditional military means to accomplish an operational objective.” The U.S. Navy is continuously involved in combating lawfare, such as the recent freedom of navigation operation ...
Alfredo Saad-Filho: He is the target of lawfare. In this particular case the goal is to destroy Lula politically and to destroy his party, the worker's party. The party has already been the victim of a coup in 2016 when President Djilma Roussef; Lula's successor was impeached and this scrutiny has ... Brazil
The Lawfare Project has announced that they are considering filing a lawsuit against Google, Yahoo! and Twitter in Spain in an effort to pressure them into taking down anti-Semitic content from their websites. According to a press release sent to the Journal, The Lawfare Project has already filed cease and ... Brazil
Wikipedia defines 'lawfare' as a 'form of asymmetric warfare consisting of using the legal system against an enemy by damaging or delegitimizing them, tying up their time and resources, or beating them at public narrative building'. However a friend sent me a small note where he defined 'lawfare' as "the ... Brazil

Waging Lawfare to Save the Planet. ClientEarth has taken a US-style legal strategy of protecting the environment across the Atlantic and found surprising success. share; comment; print; order reprints; related stories. By Alicia Clegg Spring 2018. Imagine you are an American activist attorney newly arrived in Great Britain. Brazil
While lawfare warriors project themselves as victims of residual authoritarianism, their aim is never a pursuit of justice but a counterproductive perversion of the law through the abuse of the judicial system to undermine the very principles they claim to fight for: The rule of law, the sanctity of innocent human ... Brazil
The Lawfare report included the bylines of five writers, including Ellingsen and editor-in-chief Ben Wittes, a self-described good friend of Comey's. The reactions highlighted by Lawfare contradict the White House's explanation for Trump's decision to fire Comey last year. Then-deputy press secretary Sarah ... Brazil
Mossad-linked Israel lawfare group is suing two New Zealand activists who urged pop singer Lorde to cancel her Tel Aviv gig. (DeShaun Craddock). An Israeli lawfare group tied to the Mossad – Israel's deadly spy agency – is suing two New Zealand activists for “influencing” pop singer Lorde to cancel her ... Brazil
... “overwhelming proof of his innocence being brazenly ignored.” They've since described Lula's legal woes as being a clear cut case of lawfare, otherwise, use of the legal system to delegitimize or damage political foes. Over the past few months, polls undertaken by Vox Populi, Datafolha, Data Poder 360, ... Brazil
... Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which U.S. intelligence agencies say is critical to collecting communications from overseas. But the complex issue has sparked some heated debate and seemingly contradictory tweets from the president. Judy Woodruff learns more from Susan Hennessey of Lawfare ... Brazil
The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is being hit with a lawsuit over allegations of discriminating against an Israeli organization. According to a press release from the Lawfare Project, which is representing the plaintiff, the NLG refused a $200 offer from the organization to place an advertisement in their ... Brazil
Spanish courts have stricken down some recent municipal policies targeting Israeli businesses, a blow to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in that country. According a press release from the Lawfare Project, a court in Oviedo issued a temporary injunction against the Castrillon's city ... Brazil
Robert Mueller gets hold of emails from the presidential transition. The Pentagon has been researching sightings of UFOs. And a U.S. citizen is being held as an enemy combatant in Iraq. It's been a wild week before Christmas. Benjamin Wittes is editor in chief of Lawfare and a senior fellow in governance ... Brazil
“We thought we had consigned antisemitism to our history books,” Nathan Gelbart, the The Lawfare Project's German counsel, said in the press release. “The Frankfurt District Court's verdict has allowed antisemitic discrimination to be imported into our country and helped whitewash and sanitize it. Brazil
He states in the complaint that he planned to use the information for Lawfare and not for commercial purposes. The State Department did not immediately return a request for comment. The post about Mar-a-Lago was originally published on ShareAmerica, which the State Department describes as its ... Brazil
The Lawfare Project threatened legal action against Google, Yahoo and Twitter in Spain for failing to address the proliferation of Holocaust-denial websites and anti-Semitic materials on their platforms, announced Brooke Goldstein, director of the legal think tank and litigation fund. “Unless Google, Yahoo ... Brazil
The Lawfare Project has seen great success in securing writs of injunction and favorable court decisions against the Spanish boycott campaign in various Spanish courts, securing 46 to date, including 19 in the last eight months. Doing so has established a court doctrine in Spain against boycotts. Brazil
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Susan Hennessey of Lawfare about what ... could go from here, we turn to Susan Hennessey of the blog Lawfare. Brazil
The former leader of the opposition and now media commentator, Mark Latham, has claimed a current defamation case against him is “lawfare” ... Brazil
The former leader of the opposition and now media commentator, Mark Latham, has claimed a current defamation case against him is “lawfare” ... Brazil
Former Labor leader Mark Latham says “lawfare” is being used to try to break him financially in a defamation case brought by the political editor ... Brazil
Benjamin Wittes, editor of the Lawfare blog, argues Sessions's letter is actually a convoluted way for the Justice Department to, ultimately, ... Brazil
He has coined a phrase for the Hong Kong government's recent efforts to clamp down on dissent, referring to it as a “campaign of 'lawfare'”. Brazil
Benjamin Ryberg, the chief operating officer and director of research at The Lawfare Project spoke to RKYHS students about the fundamental ... Brazil
U.S. District Judge William Orrick said at the end of a 57-minute pre-trial hearing that the suit filed by the Lawfare Project on behalf of the Jewish ... Brazil
On this week's first episode of The E.R, host Ben Pauker joins Lawfare's Susan Hennessey and Ben Wittes for a live taping to discuss the past ... Brazil
Benjamin Wittes is editor in chief of Lawfare and a senior fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of several ... Brazil
Benjamin Wittes is editor in chief of Lawfare and a senior fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of several ... Brazil
Susan Hennessey is managing editor of Lawfare and general counsel of the Lawfare Institute. She is a Brookings fellow in national security law ... Brazil
I raised the issue of “lawfare” in a conversation Tuesday with Dennis Kelly, chief executive of Arlington-based Buchanan & Edwards. Brazil
What happens when you start with panicky civil libertarians, sprinkle in some right-wing conspiracy theories about “unmasking” intelligence, ... Brazil
Just as my Lawfare colleague Benjamin Wittes has encouraged readers not to become accustomed to presidential lying, recognizing this ... Brazil
Lawfare is “a form of asymmetric warfare, consisting of using the legal system against an enemy, such as by damaging or delegitimizing them, ... Brazil
Benjamin Wittes is editor in chief of Lawfare and a senior fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of several ... Brazil
Conflating criticism of Israel and its denial of Palestinian rights with anti-Semitism, the Lawfare Project charges SFSU with violating the rights of ... Brazil
Benjamin Wittes is editor in chief of Lawfare and a senior fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of several ... Brazil
This new lawfare front has successfully kept public records out of the hands of requestors and made others think twice before making FOIA ... Brazil


 

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