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As evidence mounts, it’s getting harder to defend Edward Snowden

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2014

The evidence is mounting that Edward Snowden and his journalist allies have helped al Qaeda improve their security against NSA surveillance. In May

US Supreme Court rules in favor of worldwide discovery against foreign sovereigns

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 16 2014

In Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital Ltd., the US Supreme Court held that the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) does not bar discovery into

House Majority Leader Cantor defeated in Virginia primary

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 11 2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) was lost his re-election bid yesterday in a major upset by Tea Party candidate David Brat. Cantor has been

Steptoe cyberlaw podcast interview with congressman Mike Pompeo

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Germany, USA
  • -
  • June 10 2014

This week's interview is with Rep. Mike Pompeo, a member of the House Intelligence Committee who joined the House in 2010 after three careers, any

“Fast Eddie” Snowden’s problem with the truth

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2014

The NBC interview with Edward Snowden was instructive in several ways. He continues to present himself as a reasonable man who tried to stop illegal

The next rule: pay-to-play, municipal advisors, and McCutcheon

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2014

In recent years, there has been a proliferation of pay-to-play rules at the federal, state, and local level. Many of these rules target all who seek

House approved Rep. Ryan's budget blueprint

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2014

Today, the House narrowly (by a 219 to 205 vote) approved Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-WI) Fiscal Year 2015 budget plan. Ryan said, "House Republicans have

Eavesdroppers get green light in Illinois

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2014

The Illinois Supreme Court recently struck down the provision of the state's eavesdropping statute that prohibits the recording of oral conversations

Elections, political law and the financial services sector

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2014

With another election season upon us, it is an appropriate time for compliance and other officers for financial services firms to assess whether

Rep. Camp won’t seek re-election

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp announced that he will not seek re-election. In a statement, Camp said, "Today, I am announcing