Jennifer Daskal, Washington Post

Jennifer Daskal

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Past articles by Jennifer:

Facebook’s ban on foreign political ads means the site is segregating speech

Not every ad by a foreign organization trying to speak to Americans is suspicious. → Read More

Trump tried to obstruct justice. But he was too inept to do it.

The Mueller report shows that ineffectiveness kept the president from more legal jeopardy. → Read More

Privacy and Civil Liberties under the CLOUD Act: A Response

The CLOUD Act will be better for privacy and civil liberties than maintaining the unsustainable status quo. → Read More

Why Microsoft Challenged the Right Law: A Response to Orin Kerr

Jennifer Daskal responds to Orin Kerr's All Writs Act analysis on the U.S. v. Microsoft case. → Read More

Public and Private Eyes

Governments are not the only ones conducting mass surveillance. Technology companies’ decisions about what information to retain, access, and share will increasingly influence how much both the public and private sectors know about all of us. → Read More

Where is Congress? The Supreme Court’s Cert in Microsoft Ireland Case Should Spur Lawmakers to Act

The two options for court's ruling in the Microsoft Ireland case show the need for Congress to update the highly outdated Stored Communications Act. → Read More

Protecting a Free and Open Internet: My testimony before the House Commerce Committee

Four areas where the US should take action to protect a free an open Internet. → Read More

Cross-Border Access to Data: Google’s Senior VP Weighs In

This morning, Kent Walker, Senior Vice-President and General Counsel of Google, gave a speech to a packed audience at the Heritage Foundation, → Read More

U.S. Strike in Syria: The (Non) Legal Issues and Lingering Questions

Officials with the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve (the coalition task force organized to defeat ISIS in Syria and Iraq) → Read More

The Downward Spiral

Last week, I questioned whether President Donald Trump might have potentially engaged in the obstruction of justice when he fired → Read More

President Trump: Don’t Replace Andrew McCabe

Yesterday, James' Comey's former deputy, now Acting Director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, demonstrated that he, too, is willing to speak his mind → Read More

Did Trump Engage in the Obstruction of Justice? The Special Reasons for a Special Prosecutor

Many have now raised the question as to whether the President (and perhaps others advising him) engaged in the obstruction of justice. To use → Read More

New White Paper Series: 21st Century Framework for Digital Privacy

The National Constitution Center has launched a new white paper series on a Twenty-First Century Framework for Digital Privacy, with → Read More

Trump on North Korea: The Dangerous Impulse to Go it Alone

At Monday’s press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked whether President Donald Trump would seek congressional → Read More

Trump on North Korea: The Dangerous Impulse to Go at it Alone

At Monday’s press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked whether President Donald Trump would seek congressional → Read More

A Microsoft Ireland Fix: Time to Act is Now!

It’s been almost a year since the Second Circuit issued its decision in the Microsoft Ireland case, ruling that U.S. warrant → Read More

To President Trump on Syria: The Law Matters–What’s the Rationale?

Senators have just emerged from a closed door meeting with Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joe Dunford about yesterday's strikes in Syria. Yet, → Read More

To Senate Committee on Homeland Security: Five Questions for Secretary Kelly About Passwords Demands at the Border

On January 31, an NASA engineer and U.S. citizen, Sidd Bikkannavar, was informed by federal border agents that he was required to turn → Read More

Questions for Judge Gorsuch

On Monday, the Senate hearing on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court will begin. As Senators prepare for the → Read More

Who is Judge Gorsuch?

Over two weeks ago, Senator Dianne Feinstein, the Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent Judge Gorsuch a letter asking → Read More