U.S. Department of Defense is undergoing its first-ever agency-wide financial audit


Brief:
Defense Primer: Understanding the Process
for Auditing the Department of Defense
Moshe Schwartz & Raj Gnanarajah

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Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Actors Likely to Target U.S. Cleared Defense Contractors


Bulletin:
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Actors Likely
to Target US Cleared Defense Contractors
Private Industry Notification,
Federal Bureau of Investigation

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State laws forcing public employees to subsidize the private speech of a union violate the First Amendment


Opinion:
MARK JANUS
v.
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE,
COUNTY, AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES,
COUNCIL 31, ET AL.

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President has authority under the INA to impose entry restrictions on nationals of countries that don’t share information adequate to make an informed entry determination, or present national security risks


Opinion:
TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES,
ET AL.
v.
HAWAII, ET AL.

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Anti-steering provisions in contracts between creditors and merchants don’t violate the Sherman Anti-trust Act


Opinion:
OHIO
v.
AMERICAN EXPRESS CO.

Anti-steering provisions in contracts between creditors and merchants don’t violate the Sherman Anti-trust Act

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Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity


Report:
Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity
Renée Johnson,
Specialist in Agricultural Policy

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States may require out-of-state sellers with no physical presence in the state to collect and remit sales taxes on goods the seller ships to consumers in the state


Opinion:
SOUTH DAKOTA
v.
WAYFAIR, INC. ET AL.

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Absent exigent circumstances, police need a warrant to access cell-site location information


Opinion:
TIMOTHY IVORY CARPENTER
v.
UNITED STATES

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Railroad employee stock options are not taxable income under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act


Opinion:
WISCONSIN CENTRAL LTD. ET AL.
v.
UNITED STATES

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Administrative law judges of the Securities and Exchange Commission are subject to the Appointments Clause


Opinion:
RAYMOND J. LUCIA, ET AL.
v.
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

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