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Being Clever is Not a Crime

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Everybody Wants to Be Great Again

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Political forces catering to frustrated publics are rising throughout the world. Movements and political parties that for decades have been known as “fringe,” have become mainstream in Austria, Denmark, Greece, Hungary, India, Latvia, the Philippines, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, South Korea, Turkey and many others. Similar players are on the rise in France, the Netherlands, and the United States.

Civil Liberties in the Age of Terrorism Part 2

In an effort to prevent bloodshed in the age of terrorism, are we sacrificing civil liberties at the altar of security? And is enough being done to reverse any erosion that’s taken place in the shadow of 9-11 and to avoid future assaults on basic freedoms? Achieving the delicate balance between freedom and security has always been challenging. Kennan Rule of Law Initiative Director, Will Pomeranz compares the situation in the US to what’s occurring around the world and also describes the role technology is playing in the security v.

8 Misguided Arguments on Refugees and Terrorism

Refugee resettlement in the United States is as politicized as it has been in generations. That is a shame, because our current dumbed-down debate distracts us from reforms that could attract consensus support, decreasing security risks while ensuring the program’s viability.

Protecting Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law in the Age of Terrorism

To see more videos from the conference, please click the playlist button in the upper left side of the video player. In addition, here is more information from the interviews with Jeffery Khan and William Pomeranz.

Four Years On: Where is Xi Jinping’s Anti-corruption Drive Headed?

As the anti-corruption campaign launched by CCP General Secretary Xi Jinping approaches its fourth anniversary, the question ought to be asked: where is it going?

Plus ça change? Media Control under Xi Jinping

On the Docket: A Look at the 2016-2017 Supreme Court Term

The panel discussion will feature prominent Supreme Court practitioners and scholars providing their expert insights on the upcoming term. The program is free and open to the public.  Register today to ensure yourself a seat for this intriguing and far-ranging discussion.

Conducted by the American Bar Association Division for Public Education, the American University Washington College of Law, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.