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Sep 7, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
.@BethVanSchaack is providing a three-part series on recent developments in international criminal law.

Part I looks at key moments in the past year and events on the horizon involving the International Criminal Court. justsecurity.org/60597/internat… Part II of the series focuses on the ad hoc international and hybrid tribunals, like those used in Cambodia and Sierra Leone. justsecurity.org/60615/internat…
Aug 23, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
A criminal case against Donald Trump would turn the weaknesses in the prosecution of John Edwards into strengths.

@ThePaulSRyan on the alleged wrongdoing at the center of the Michael Cohen #HushMoney campaign finance scandal
justsecurity.org/60415/prosecut… A key that could unlock the case against Trump:

"Cohen’s plea documents indicate a host of other people were involved... One of those individuals, the President of AMI has already 'provided prosecutors with details about payments…including Mr. Trump’s knowledge of the deals.'"
Jul 18, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
The @StateDept's annual Human Trafficking report was unveiled last week against the backdrop of the Trump admin's "zero-tolerance" border policy, which perpetuates the very dangers the report warns about, writes @brookemellison. justsecurity.org/59535/human-tr… From the @StateDept's Human Trafficking report, released last week: "Children in institutional care, including government-run facilities, can be easy targets for traffickers."
Jun 25, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
Important dissection of why and how Russia would have targeted Donald Trump.

By former senior CIA Russia expert Mowatt-Larssen (@BelferCenter)

justsecurity.org/57914/trump-ru… Why would Russia approach Trump campaign multiple times if already had channel to Donald Trump?

"Based on well-practiced history, intelligence services typically hold off making a direct approach to high priority targets for years."
Jun 2, 2018 6 tweets 2 min read
Breaking NYT publishes Trump lawyers' memo to Mueller claiming President cannot obstruct justice. Document: nytimes.com/interactive/20…

Re-up: @DanielJHemel (prof @UChicagoLaw): "Why Trump’s Lawyer is Dead Wrong on Obstruction of Justice"
justsecurity.org/47662/trumps-l… "Declaration of Independence charged King George with 'obstruct[ing] the administration of justice, by refusing his assent to the laws for establishing judiciary powers.'...evidence that the founding generation did not believe heads of state were immune from obstruction charges."
May 1, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
We promise this is chocked full of insights:

Professors @alexgwhiting (@Harvard_Law) and @rgoodlaw (@nyulaw) team up:

"What Mueller’s Questions Reveal About the Future of the #RussiaInvestigation"

justsecurity.org/55562/muellers… "Mueller’s questions about collusion show that it is likely that Mueller has already identified crimes involving collusion–such as a conspiracy to defraud the United States...–and Mueller is asking here only about Trump’s possible knowledge and personal involvement." /2
Apr 28, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
“New and Significant Evidence of Obstruction of Justice in House Minority Intelligence Committee Report”

By @rgoodlaw

And here’s a quick <thread> of what’s in Goodman’s analysis of the Report … 1/5
justsecurity.org/55479/evidence… There were witnesses to Comey’s phone calls with Trump:

Goodman: “The FBI General Counsel and FBI Director’s chief of staff listened in on James Comey’s side of at least some phone conversations with the president.” 2/5
Mar 22, 2018 30 tweets 9 min read
.@justinhendrix will be live tweeting Mark Zuckerberg's appearance on @CNN, starting now. Zuckerberg: "this was a massive breach of trust, and I'm really sorry this happened..." Says FB must limit access developers have going forward, make sure there aren't any more Cambridge Analyticas out there- will investigate every app that had access before FB locked down access
Nov 8, 2017 8 tweets 4 min read
Ten Highlights of @RepAdamSchiff @AP interview

Topics: Manafort's Kremlin links, Facebook stonewalling, limits on Mueller and more nuggets

After Tues election results, Schiff is increasingly likely to be next Chair of House Intel Committee.

<THREAD>... 2. Here are all top Ten Highlights followed by excerpts of a few of them (picked by @rgoodlaw):