National Security Ontology, Part I: Marsha Berzon and the State Secrets Privilege

(Source)   The first several years of the Trump Administration have proven to be a renaissance for national security law.  Aside from the obvious headline grabbers—the Travel Ban, the emergency declaration, and, of course, the Mueller Investigation—there have been several important lower federal court decisions.  These decisions are significant in that they are some of

Supreme Court to Hear Landmark LGBTQ Cases

On Monday April 22, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to hear three cases which seek rulings on whether sexual orientation, transgender status, and transitioning status are protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act after years of courts and government agencies taking conflicting positions on this landmark issue. The