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Jack Goldsmith
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Jack Goldsmith 28m
I did, just after Trump's election (though I did not mention the FISA possibility). "And courts especially will be on guard against Trump’s excesses. … Trump will lose many legal battles in court that a rhetorically more moderate president would win."
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Around The Empire 23h
Ep 50 Bush DOJ Official: Deep State is Real Dan & discuss 's Guardian essay "The 'deep state' is real. But are its leaks against Trump justified?" Also find us on Patreon, YouTube, FB, iTunes & other podcast apps
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 25
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 25
Replying to @realDonaldTrump
On why deep state US-person leaks and ’s manifold norm breaking are both reprehensible.
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 25
My first post for the — a response to .
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 24
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 24
I argue here that the Trump detractor's responsive norm-violations will likely do longer term damage, though it will surely be hard to untangle and assess.
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 24
"We are ready to put down our ‘six-shooters’ if they are as well," says Putin’s special representative for international cooperation in information security, Andrei Krutskikh. . For background see
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 23
.'s pitch for economic/social human rights, & the priority of economic fairness, over "negative" rights approaches. Favorite line: "George Soros, a generous funder of human rights causes, has recently observed that inequality matters, too."
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Adrian Vermeule Apr 23
May 9 event in New York with Legutko, Rabkin and Vermeule.
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 23
Thank you, Robby.
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 23
Williams Goldsmith shredding over Drake's new song, "Nice For What."
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 22
The published a (severely truncated) excerpt of my essay, "Paradoxes of the Deep State," from "Can It Happen Here?" (edited by )
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 22
Replying to @ggreenwald
I think (not sure) that NYT/WP, then and now, inquire into identity & motives of source, but primarily if not exclusively to confirm the truth and public value of the info, which is (and on their model should be) paramount. I don't see how leaker's intent can matter beyond that.
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 22
I tried to analyze some of the paradoxes in the media's attitude toward the publication of stolen but truthful secret information that touches on public affairs, and note "how much the Times has been influenced by and moved toward the WikiLeaks model."
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 21
"Hitchens routinely and gleefully gave occasion for offense—and he was one of the invaluable essayists of our time. 'Yes,' Mr. Goldberg said. ... 'But Hitchens was in the family. You are not.' And that, of course, is what this whole episode was really about."
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 20
All necessarily justified as "self-defense" under international law.
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 20
The new book on human rights and equality by , “like the author’s last, is the rare academic study that is sure to provoke a wider discussion about important political and economic questions.” via
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 20
A good explanation of Gorsuch's vote in Dimaya, by
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Jack Goldsmith Apr 19
My colleague Alan Stone has a great review of “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President.” Worth a read.
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