The (POGO) Blog
August 17, 2018
Weaponizing Security Clearances Is Unacceptable, Whether CIA Directors are the Victims or Perpetrators
Executive agencies regularly use their classification powers to avoid oversight or accountability for embarrassing or unlawful conduct. Congress needs to create enforceable protections against using the security clearance process for retaliation against wh
July 2, 2018
The Supreme Court’s Carpenter decision greatly expanded location privacy rights, but serious problems remain. Congress should act swiftly to enact a warrant requirement for real-time cellphone tracking and create “electronic exhaustion.”
June 28, 2018
The Supreme Court's decision in Carpenter v. United States will create significant privacy protections, and lays the foundation for how the Fourth Amendment will function in the digital age. However, significant issues remain.
June 19, 2018
Elizabeth Warren and others spoke at a recent Coalition for Sensible Safeguards event on the Trump Administration’s deregulation policies and the impact they have on health and finances.
Topics: Public Health and Science
June 13, 2018
By Justin Rood
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly threatened to ask the House of Representatives’ top lawyers to investigate the House Intelligence Committee. It’s a confusing idea. Here’s why.
Topics: Government Accountability