Public Affairs

Amazon’s HQ2 Sweepstakes: A Long, Strange Trip It Will Be

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October 27, 2017

Amazon’s HQ2 Sweepstakes: A Long, Strange Trip It Will Be

“Chicago, New York, Detroit and it™’s all on the same street . . .” Most assuredly, Amazon™’s HQ2 sweepstakes was […]

Public Affairs

Déjà vu All Over Again?

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May 19, 2017

Déjà vu All Over Again?

Special Counsel Mueller Has Been Down This Path Before The appointment of Robert Mueller III as Special Counsel to investigate […]

Public Affairs

Is there a Fourth Estate in Trump’s Future?

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November 18, 2016

Is there a Fourth Estate in Trump’s Future?

After a long campaign in which President-elect Donald Trump played fast and loose with the facts and expertly manipulated the […]

Public Affairs

The Government Isn’t Winning the Crypto War

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August 31, 2016

The Government Isn’t Winning the Crypto War

But Is Anyone? This article originally appeared in Westlaw Journal Software Law. By Randall Samborn and Samantha Kruse. Microsoft Corp. and […]

Crisis

Police Video: Sunshine is the Best Disinfectant

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July 11, 2016

Police Video: Sunshine is the Best Disinfectant

Before the horrific ambush of police in Dallas, President Obama got it right in his remarks about the police-involved shootings […]

Crisis

Is America’s Judicial System the Biggest Loser in Celebrity Trials?

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May 25, 2016

Is America’s Judicial System the Biggest Loser in Celebrity Trials?

Since O.J. Simpson™’s murder trial, I’ve developed a healthy disdain for celebrity trials, and now, I’m loathing them even more. […]

Public Affairs

Can Apple and the FBI Stand Together Before Courts or Congress Declare a ‘Winner?’

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March 29, 2016

Can Apple and the FBI Stand Together Before Courts or Congress Declare a ‘Winner?’

The now-apparently-fizzled legal battle between the FBI and Apple over national security and privacy interests was, at least in my […]

Public Affairs

Will the American Bar Association Rediscover its Voice?

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July 29, 2015

Will the American Bar Association Rediscover its Voice?

As the American Bar Association (ABA) convenes this week for its annual meeting in Chicago, I’m reminded of a strange […]