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Professor @UTexasLaw. Better ½: @KarenVladeckEsq. Pug: @roxannathepug. Co-host @nslpodcast. #SCOTUS/legal nerd @CNN. Blogging @just_security/@lawfareblog. #LGM.

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@KarenVladeckEsq @ljohn44 https://t.co/owkPXlHpvu @KarenVladeckEsq @Jaime_ASantos One of us was yelling. It wasn’t me.Technically, I _did_ choose this family. But I agree. https://t.co/DmsvABfZOP
10/19
2019
@rhodysbroker @KlasfeldReports @CourthouseNews Quite a lot, actually. @realconnorlynch @KlasfeldReports @CourthouseNews True, although DOJ lawyers are involved... @KlasfeldReports @CourthouseNews That would be the (unprecedented) 22nd time the Trump administration asks #SCOTUShttps://t.co/6v6faDrG5A @NatlSecCnslrs @GreenPastelRed @RealFacelessMan @CFPB Well, the Respondent here has been, so... @NatlSecCnslrs @GreenPastelRed @RealFacelessMan @CFPB Yes, then habeas petitions become moot, prudentially if not jurisdictionally. @NatlSecCnslrs @GreenPastelRed @RealFacelessMan @CFPB It depends. “Custody” doesn’t always mean current, physical c… https://t.co/NnsrdpMGnu @GreenPastelRed @RealFacelessMan @NatlSecCnslrs @CFPB Absolutely. And the SG also makes that argument. But it’s not… https://t.co/RkLIG108fx @GreenPastelRed @RealFacelessMan @NatlSecCnslrs @CFPB There’s no case law suggesting either of those bear on the ap… https://t.co/QtoWCLTl9f @GreenPastelRed @NatlSecCnslrs @CFPB @RealFacelessMan Habeas (and, thus, the Suspension Clause) is about detention,… https://t.co/ubrOegvAAp @GreenPastelRed @NatlSecCnslrs @CFPB @RealFacelessMan Why is that worth noting versus the incoherence of the actual… https://t.co/4HHPSpHPKZ @AMTAppeals @LeahLitman @CFPB No. But it could be narrowed in a way that’s ... unhelpful. @NatlSecCnslrs @CFPB Ask the Third Circuit: https://t.co/xWaL6jHdFX @NatlSecCnslrs @CFPB I’m not saying it wasn’t worthy of cert.; there was a circuit split. I’m saying it has much br… https://t.co/WCQJ6KWEQ5 @LeahLitman @CFPB Yes—something alone the lines of the Chief Justice’s dissent in Boumediene would provide a putati… https://t.co/ieMhwvWKBO @LeahLitman @CFPB It raises the stakes dramatically—and should (but maybe won’t) make the government’s position that much harder to accept.#SCOTUS’s grant of certiorari in the @CFPB case is getting a lot of attention, but the grant in Thuraissigiam is, i… https://t.co/sGJn9C2Hkq @lizhempowicz There’s no notation that he didn’t participate, so it’s safe to assume that he did. @CFPB Dodd-Frank is not just about the @CFPB. It includes hundreds of regulatory and oversight reforms affecting a… https://t.co/4dwN8LwKyl @k_trahan https://t.co/xWaL6jHdFX @k_trahan Yes, that's what the Ninth Circuit held. And the Third Circuit said neither is true.It's worth noting that the Court _added_ to the @CFPB case whether, if the structure is unconstitutional, the _enti… https://t.co/YFBKk3sYk6#SCOTUS grants cert. in four new cases, including two _major_ constitutional disputes: one on the constitutionality… https://t.co/0ehPxk9pGEThe U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces has posted the audio from Wednesday's argument @BYULawSchool in Unit… https://t.co/qMX3md7mdN @HarvardACS Thanks for having me, and thanks to Professors Crespo, Fallon, Field, and Williams for serving as judge… https://t.co/1vCapHdnXnHere’s my 2016 @just_security post on the Third Circuit’s ruling—and why, in my view, it’s impossible to reconcile… https://t.co/kYQLjLMKBWAnd a cert grant is likely; there’s a clear circuit split between the Third Circuit (which held that the Suspension… https://t.co/BC0nKkBge4This is, potentially, a hugely important case for the constitutional rights of undocumented immigrants—and one of t… https://t.co/l2tQT7uwqUOne of the cases #SCOTUS could add to its docket as early as today is DHS v. Thuraissigiam, which raises whether t… https://t.co/nzfToYRC2pWe’ve crossed the million-download mark for @NSLpodcast after 138 episodes! Now tune in for episode 139, recorded l… https://t.co/bjHgEGNvyb
Retweeted by Steve Vladeck
10/18
2019
“The fire could never have been put out if I hadn’t started it.” https://t.co/obeurjtHbyThis afternoon at 4:30 (EDT) at @Harvard_Law: https://t.co/dbFjmN0igjIn other words, not only did @realDonaldTrump actively solicit foreign interference in a US (presidential) election… https://t.co/GhzjekJ4yH @deepstatemedia1 @RMConservative For once, I agree with Judge Ho: https://t.co/w9bnXUWU4Q
10/17
2019
New from me: A @SCOTUSblog explainer on “executive privilege,” congressional subpoenas, and what (surprisingly) l… https://t.co/o0yCriOn2VWhen @realDonaldTrump is no longer President, there will be a flurry of people who worked in the administration rus… https://t.co/2UqaGmGycY
10/16
2019
@holland_e @realDonaldTrump And McAleenan's appointment _wasn't_ lawful until Claire Grady resigned (which she did… https://t.co/qKQH2HOhujThere’s also the inconvenient fact that the Federal Vacancies Reform Act doesn’t legally allow @realDonaldTrump to… https://t.co/MO0QXYRxfATomorrow at @BYULawSchool, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces will hear argument in our (in my view, ma… https://t.co/gjrbYB8OaNIn the #DACA cases, #SCOTUS, somewhat surprisingly, denied the parties' motion to enlarge the argument (from 60 to… https://t.co/w9amGxuaZk#SCOTUS denies the Solicitor General's cert. petition in DHS v. Ibrahim, in which the government had asked the Cour… https://t.co/TkoqF782GT @ByronTau @marty_lederman @EricColumbus Marty and Eric would know better than I about the extent to which it's spel… https://t.co/abZOjXmFD4 @marty_lederman She's no longer employed by the government. Are you saying the government can sue her for damages i… https://t.co/xIlPQtqE9K @ByronTau @marty_lederman @EricColumbus It’s both a condition of their employment and a context in which #SCOTUS ha… https://t.co/jb5XJxjOKI @marty_lederman A duty coming from where? @Peter_Hurley_ @Whey_standard Not automatically, no. But my point is about privileged material, not classified information. @marty_lederman I don't know what "ok" means. The letter implies that Hill would be breaching some kind of legal du… https://t.co/BwqulRrein @Whey_standard "Information relating to the national defense" includes intangible information. @lrozen For those who _don't_ want to testify or otherwise produce requested documents. @Peter_Hurley_ Nope. @Whey_standard 18 U.S.C. § 793(d): https://t.co/0fvJDVHm0NRevealing classified information without authorization is a crime (to wit, a violation of the Espionage Act). But w… https://t.co/GcfU7KmYcS
10/15
2019
@JudgeInChief @adamliptak Bring a quarter for the locker!The top three jobs at the Dep't of Homeland Security have now been vacant (with no Senate-confirmed officer) for a… https://t.co/rf9tNGNdLsFrom @steve_vladeck: What would happen if Trump ignored a divided Supreme Court ruling against him? https://t.co/yXpxwfZK1H
Retweeted by Steve VladeckAlternative title: “Degrees of Disingenuousness: The Latest Effort to Get Courts to Do to the #ACA What Congress Wo… https://t.co/I8fBzJGKEZ @RealFacelessMan @PostOpinions @realDonaldTrump I don’t mean in this case—but in a case in which defiance is an option.New from me in @PostOpinions: Friday’s divided D.C. Circuit decision rejecting @realDonaldTrump’s effort to block… https://t.co/ajckdXdt7B
10/14
2019
What’s going on today in Northern Syria is an unmitigated disaster from a humanitarian, US foreign policy, and US n… https://t.co/0dWDz6krK5
10/13
2019
If either our wide receivers or defensive backs could catch balls that hit them in the hands, this would be a different game... @ReichlinMelnick @NicoletteGlazer I mean, yes; if Cuccinelli were appointed to one of the 113(d) positions (which d… https://t.co/sW38kNLiFw @ReichlinMelnick @NicoletteGlazer https://t.co/deWRNinz4W @ReichlinMelnick @NicoletteGlazer I don't think there's even a reasonable argument that the relevant vacancy under… https://t.co/VCSammvBew @Cpo10za @AJosephOConnell There’s no way for him to be named Acting Secretary. What Anne’s proposing is possible, b… https://t.co/WyridAIIY4Of course it was. (1) That doesn’t excuse Cipollone from the responsibility for signing his name to it; and (2) I… https://t.co/H2Qmf74H41 @BlondeinBklyn @maggieNYT https://t.co/2jAJdJC83Y @AJosephOConnell It’s possible, and maybe that’s all they want. But I was making a narrower point about whether Cuc… https://t.co/iX9w8FGhR4 @Haleaziz Here's what I wrote about the Grady affair back when it was unfolding: https://t.co/eKmaN5o1wp @Haleaziz From the story, it sounds like this is a reference to the Claire Grady problem—where the President couldn… https://t.co/tNh1qkGuxY @AJosephOConnell Maybe, but I’d argue they’d still need to be principal officers in their Senate-confirmed position… https://t.co/tjqlevyTVz @amandacarpenter @ProfBrianKalt is the expert here. But my own view is that actings don’t count toward the numerato… https://t.co/QCTaOl2066
10/12
2019
How about ... and I know this may seem like a radical idea ... nominating a _permanent_ Secretary of Homeland Secur… https://t.co/tP68ODIzAbJust to put this out there, as I explained earlier this week, there’s no remotely lawful way for the President to n… https://t.co/AR4A26JJ50 @qjurecic Quinta. @stevenmazie @LeahLitman Credit where credit’s due.I’m tired. https://t.co/rd0H1axz6z @joshchafetz Especially when the assault on deference doctrines is not really about transferring interpretive autho… https://t.co/YJkFmUnbnV @GreenPastelRed I was being sarcastic, but whatever. @imillhiser @joshchafetz @mls1776 @DanielJHemel I'm not _sure_ there will be a stay, but (1) merits aside, the bala… https://t.co/SRFtw0OBp6 @joshchafetz @mls1776 @DanielJHemel Yes, the House can seek to expedite, but only once a cert. petition is filed, w… https://t.co/QJWLlY7i1oThe Trump Administration will surely point to this latest "nationwide" injunction as further proof of lower courts… https://t.co/HRHMzeMANR @mls1776 @joshchafetz @DanielJHemel For better or worse, nothing in #SCOTUS's rules or its standard practice create… https://t.co/bG09AzKTAn @bearman_sk I wish I had captured the look of puzzlement on Sydney’s face when @KarenVladeckEsq put a jacket on her this morning...Here's the major new D.C. Circuit decision rejecting @realDonaldTrump's effort to block Mazars from complying with… https://t.co/AxPaLDEd1uIt’s 51° in Austin today. Yes, that’s a -45° difference from yesterday, but you’d think we were living in a scene f… https://t.co/hUx0HyDwO1 @KarenVladeckEsq @realDonaldTrump @Succession_HBO https://t.co/4iPlz11ioi
10/11
2019
@JohnQAdams11 I hate it. With every fiber of my being.https://t.co/2jc2uRliAr“It’s now the official position of the White House that soliciting foreign election interference is appropriate. Th… https://t.co/HAuasjYHTV
Retweeted by Steve Vladeck @JoshMBlackman @charlie_savage @nytimes One of my favorite law review articles is my @MiamiLawSchool colleague Pat… https://t.co/9EBFDz5gys“The guy to whose head I held a gun insists that everything he said was voluntary. Why would he lie?” https://t.co/wjMISCQX91 @BradMossEsq https://t.co/e5lqIpj7i2
10/10
2019
@BobbyChesney @NSLpodcast That’s eight days from now. I have zero faith that will be a top-five story by then...Among many, many other things, this means a federal court may finally have to decide whether the 2001 #AUMF applies… https://t.co/sdkp29caAIhttps://t.co/xjWewWytWAAnyone know what the all-time @MLB record is for runs in a single inning in a playoff game? Asking for some friends..."Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?" https://t.co/lyUiv3sJkxI'm especially proud of this week's @NSLpodcast episode title: "That's Nobody's Business But the Turks." (H/T:… https://t.co/Ut5F7LQhGa
10/9
2019

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