Category Archives: Current Events

Artemis: NASA’s program to return humans to the moon


Brief:
Artemis: NASA’s Program to
Return Humans to the Moon
Daniel Morgan, Specialist,
Science & Technology Policy

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn wins emergency injunction barring enforcement of occupancy limits


Opinion:
ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE
OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK
v.
ANDREW M. CUOMO,
GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK

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The MORE Act: House plans historic vote on federal marijuana legalization


Brief:
The MORE Act: House Plans Historic Vote on
Federal Marijuana Legalization
Joanna R. Lampe, Legislative Attorney

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Federal Protective Service HQ didn’t properly designate DHS employees deployed to protect federal properties


Report:
FPS Did Not Properly Designate DHS Employees Deployed to
Protect Federal Properties under 40 U.S.C. § 1315(b)(1)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Office of Inspector General

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U.S. agencies have taken steps to strengthen international anti human trafficking projects


Report:
Agencies Have Taken Steps to Strengthen
International Anti-trafficking Projects
Chelsa Kenney Gurkin, Director
International Affairs and Trade

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Torres v. Madrid: Police use of force, Fourth Amendment seizures, and fleeing suspects


Brief:
Torres v. Madrid: Police Use of Force,
Fourth Amendment Seizures, and Fleeing Suspects
Peter G. Berris, Legislative Attorney

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Searches and seizures at the border and the Fourth Amendment


Report:
Searches and Seizures at the Border
and the Fourth Amendment
Hillel R. Smith, Legislative Attorney
Kelsey Y. Santamaria, Legislative Attorney

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Acts of retired service members and sitting presidents can amount to unlawful command influence


Opinion:
UNITED STATES
v.
ROBERT B. BERGDAHL, Sergeant
U.S. Army

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Jones v. Mississippi: Juvenile life without parole back at the Supreme Court


Brief:
Jones v. Mississippi: Juvenile Life Without
Parole Back at the Supreme Court
Joanna R. Lampe
Legislative Attorney

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Recent K-12 data breaches show that students are vulnerable to harm


Report:
Recent K-12 Data Breaches Show That
Students Are Vulnerable to Harm
Jacqueline M. Nowicki, Director
Education, Workforce, and Income Security

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