On drawing a bright line for covert operations
Deciding to engage in international and national covert operations demands weighing on the one hand the need for secrecy and on the other hand accountability to the various branches of government who should be involved. The latter include the executive and legislative branches and intelligence professionals. Covert operations should, when at all possible, be limited to the minimally intrusive collection of intelligence, allowing the West to regain the considerable worldwide esteem it had after World War II.
Publication Name: American Journal of International Law
Yes: why draw a line around sexual assault?
The US Supreme Court should rule that 18 USC 242 covers violation of bodily integrity and that therefore Judge David Lanier's forcing a female litigant to have oral sex in his chambers was a violation of bodily integrity. If there was ever a case in which a federal remedy was appropriate, this is the one. The 6th Circuit's ruling that a law including "any rights" excluded the right to freedom from sexual assault because it was not specified in the statute was egregiously wrong.
Publication Name: ABA Journal
The power line plaintiff & the inverse condemnation alternative
The health hazards of power line electromagnetic fields (EMF) have not been effectively proven, but relief for property owners whose equity is damaged by power line proximity may be found through inverse condemnation procedures. There are potential precedents involving takings by airspace invasion and nuisance based on the presence of measurable quantities of EMF on the property.
Publication Name: Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review
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