The print edition of Volume 3, Issue 1 is now available on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. In this issue, Lieutenant Colonel Eric Merriam, Assistant Professor of Law at the United States Air Force Academy, analyzes how the laws governing biological weapons apply to non-state actors; Professor Ronald Sievert from the University of Texas School of Law advocates for rewriting the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; and Christopher Donesa, former Chief Counsel for the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, provides insight into the hotly-debated Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act. This issue also contains two notes by Mason students: Stacy Allen analyzes a key case shaping the military’s handling of sexual assault, and Melissa Burgess comments on laws preventing the reimportation of American military firearms. Each copy is only $12.95 and eligible for free shipping with Amazon Prime.
NOVEMBER 25, 2014 — Our new fall/winter issue is here! You can now access the digital versions of the articles in Volume 3, Issue 1 online.
- Eric Merriam, The International Legal Regime Affecting Bioterrorism Prevention, 3 Nat’l Sec. L.J. 1 (2014).
- Ronald J. Sievert, Time to Rewrite the Ill-Conceived and Dangerous Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, 3 Nat’l Sec. L.J. 47 (2014).
- Christopher A. Donesa, Is “Secret Law” Really Either? Congressional Intent, Legislative Process, and Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act, 3 Nat’l Sec. L.J. 101 (2014).
- Stacy M. Allen, Note, Special Victim’s Privileges: How Judicial Activism and a Court’s Expansive Application of Law Made for a Good Result, 3 Nat’l Sec. L.J. 128 (2014).
- Melissa Burgess, Comment, Illegal Upon Exit: Examining AECA’s Ban on the Reimportation of American Military Firearms, 3 Nat’l Sec. L.J. 159 (2014).
Congratulations to the following student authors at George Mason University School of Law whose comments have been selected for publication in our upcoming issues:
Volume 2, Issue 2 (Spring/Summer 2014)
- Francis Brickfield, Improving Scrutiny of Applicants for Top Secret / SCI Clearances by Adding Psychological Assessments
- Suzanne Simms, Revision of Article 60 and the Military Convening Authority’s Clemency Power: An Alternative to the Enacted Legislation
Volume 3, Issue 1 (Fall 2014)
- Stacy Allen, Judicial Activism: How a Court’s Questionable Application of Substantive and Procedural Law Made for a Good Result
- Melissa Burgess, Illegal Upon Exit: Examining the Ban on the Reimportation of American Military Firearms