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The National Security Law Podcast: Top Gun 3: Deflategate!

Robert Chesney, Steve Vladeck
Thursday, February 9, 2023, 5:52 PM

The latest episode of the National Security Law Podcast.

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After a week with no electricity, Professors Vladeck and Chesney are back with the latest in national security law news.  Tune in for discussions of:

  • the law (or lack thereof) when it comes to balloons, altitude, and aerial espionage
  • sanctions on the Wagner Group and also on various Russians associated with ransomware
  • FBI and DOJ disrupting the Hive ransomware group
  • Majid Khan transferred from GTMO to … Belize?
  • Ted Olson on the military commissions process

Finally, you’ll want to watch SNL’s “HBO Mario Kart.”

Robert (Bobby) Chesney is the Dean of the University of Texas School of Law, where he also holds the James A. Baker III Chair in the Rule of Law and World Affairs at UT. He is known internationally for his scholarship relating both to cybersecurity and national security. He is a co-founder of Lawfare, the nation’s leading online source for analysis of national security legal issues, and he co-hosts the popular show The National Security Law Podcast.
Steve Vladeck is a professor of law at the University of Texas School of Law. A 2004 graduate of Yale Law School, Steve clerked for Judge Marsha Berzon on the Ninth Circuit and Judge Rosemary Barkett on the Eleventh Circuit. In addition to serving as a senior editor of the Journal of National Security Law & Policy, Steve is also the co-editor of Aspen Publishers’ leading National Security Law and Counterterrorism Law casebooks.

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