Government

Feds: We Can Read All Your Email, and You’ll Never Know

Posted On September 22, 2016 by Clark D. Cunningham, Professor and W. Lee Burge Chair of Law and Ethics

Fear of hackers reading private emails in cloud-based systems like Microsoft Outlook, Gmail or Yahoo has recently sent regular people and public officials scrambling to delete entire accounts full of messages dating back years. What we don’t expect is our own government to hack our email – but it’s happening. Federal court cases more »

Supreme Irony: GOP Talking Points and Scalia’s True Legacy

Donald Trump is running one of the most bizarre political campaigns in American history. His positions on Mexican immigration, Muslims, and NATO are outside even the usual GOP mainstream. But there is one area of public policy where Trump has closely hewed to the traditional Republican line (at least until Tuesday when he suggested… more »

King v. Burwell Tests the U.S. Supreme Court’s Reputation

If the Supreme Court sides with the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell, and holds that federal tax credits are unavailable for millions of people who purchase their insurance on federal health exchanges, many will suffer needlessly and insurance markets may well be destroyed in 36 states. In addition to the health insurance implications, this case… more »

Alumni in Daily Report, July 26

Fulton County Daily Report, July 26

Anne Lewis (J.D. ’89) Insiders Say White House And Chambliss/Isakson Are Talking About Ending Stalemate On Georgia Judges

Robert James (J.D. ’99) Timing Prompts Questions On Sneiderman Charges

David Hungeling (J.D. ’00) In Suit Against Lawyer, Court Rules That Loans Were Securities