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I’m in Cleveland, speaking at Case Western Reserve Law School’s conference on Lawfare on Friday and Saturday. The event is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, and is being held at the Law School. It can also be viewed by simulcast here. Further program information can be found here. I’ll be in the debate section at 10 a.m., in which Charlie Dunlap and Paul Williams argue for the lawfare concept, while Leila Sadat and I argue against, with Daniel Moultrop of WCPN (NPR in Cleveland) moderating.
More from Scott Horton:
Six Questions — October 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Nathaniel Raymond on CIA interrogation techniques.
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
From the June 2014 issue
Percentage increase in the annual number of polio cases in Pakistan since 2005:
A bowl of 4,000-year-old noodles was found in northwestern China; and a spokesman for the Chinese Academy of Sciences said that “this is the earliest empirical evidence of noodles ever found.”
A federal judge sentenced the journalist Barrett Brown to 63 months in prison for sharing a link to information stolen from the private-intelligence firm Stratfor by a hacker in 2011. “Good news!” Brown said in a statement. “They’re now going to send me to investigate the prison-industrial complex.”
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