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The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

Victoria Gallegos
Saturday, March 13, 2021, 4:07 PM

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Erica D. Borghard asked if the SolarWinds incident was a different type of cyber espionage.

Nicholas Weaver explained what is currently known about the Microsoft Exchange hack.

Dmitri Alperovitch and Ian Ward asked how the U.S. should respond to the SolarWinds and Microsoft Exchange hacks.

Herb Lin compared President Biden and President Trump’s cyber strategies.

Jack Kenny examined France’s “purist” approach to sovereignty in cyberspace.

Rohini Kurup shared a report on security at the Capitol commissioned by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi following the Jan. 6 attack.

Tia Sewell shared a statement by the Justice Department on the nineteen-year-old who plead guilty to conspiring with neo-Nazi groups to vandalize synangogues in 2019.

Bruce D. Brown and Gabe Rottman penned an orientation memo for incoming Attorney General Merrick Garland on the Justice Department’s press freedom cases that have carried over from the Trump administration.

Sewell shared a livestream of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nominations of Lisa Monaco and Vanita Gupta to serve as top officials in the Justice Department.

Dan Lips argued that securing the postal system is the first step in addressing the opioid crisis.

Vicki Jackson and Martha Minow argued that the Facebook Oversight Board should not reverse Facebook’s decision to permanently ban Donald Trump.

Jen Patja Howell shared an episode of Lawfare’s "Arbiters of Truth" series, in which Evelyn Douek and Quinta Jurecic spoke with Genevieve Lakier, assistant professor at the University of Chicago law school and First Amendment expert, about what the First Amendment actually says:

Victoria Gallegos is a senior at the University of Mississippi, studying international studies and Spanish. She is an intern at Lawfare.

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