My third son, William, was born on April 28. I’ve spent the past month or so getting to know him (thanks, Washington Post’s generous parental leave policy!), and not paying much attention to federal drug policy. As it turns out ...Read More »
Can President Donald Trump block former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before Congress by invoking executive privilege? The answer turns out to be surprisingly tricky, despite the precedent of U.S. v. Nixon, in which the Supreme Court made President ...Read More »
A few weeks ago, the nation’s largest municipal police force, the New York City Police Department, started equipping its officers with body-worn cameras, an initiative touted as a revolution in policing. But for police reformers and privacy advocates — and ...
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The Trump administration’s first budget is big on public safety. The budget includes $27.7 billion for the Justice Department, including what the White House calls “critical law enforcement, public safety and immigration enforcement programs and activities.” President Trump is asking ...
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Investors have many different choices of funds when building a portfolio and closed-end funds (CEFs) are one of them. Closed-end funds are a great way for investors to gain broad exposure to multiple asset classes and sectors. However, these funds ...Read More »
Recent strides in the construction industry to automate processes — such as accounting, project management and Building Information Modeling (BIM) software — introduce a corresponding set of new cyber risks. Contractors are vulnerable to the same cyber threats that impact ...Read More »
I have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule, which states that any broker or manager offering advice on retirement-savings accounts must put the clients’ interests first, looks like ...Read More »
“Technology is critical to our efforts to enhance the efficiency and productivity of court operations, as well as to improve our service to the public. E-filing is the centerpiece of these efforts. It reduces costs and saves time for both ...Read More »
There’s a bitter irony that 1960s pop band The Turtles’ biggest hit record, “Happy Together,” was born of a group that in its few years of making records drifted through personnel changes, producers and multiple managers, ultimately disbanding due to ...Read More »
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s reticence to testify before Congress about his behavior before and after the inauguration of Donald Trump was always obvious. His attorney indicated that Flynn would testify in exchange for immunity back in March – ...Read More »