Map shows spread of virus across the globe

New England Journal of Medicine Coronavirus page

The Cybersecurity 202: Iowa caucus debacle shakes public confidence in 2020 security

More about stupid than about hacking.


I will do a brief summary of suing the government at the beginning of class. We are then going to read and discuss Chapter 43: RESTRAINING UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURES OF NATIONAL SECURITY INFORMATION. With Bolton in the news, it will be timely and will make you the best-informed person in the room on the actual law.

Guide – Chapter 43

This is a rich chapter with a lot of law. Read it carefully and think about the 1st Amendment versus the right to protect classified information. Also think about how this would apply to Bolton.


1st Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

OIG, Evaluation of the Department of State’s Security Clearance Process (2017)

National Security Decision Directive No. 84 (NSDD-84), Safeguarding National Security Information