James Goodale

James Goodale, a leading First Amendment Lawyer, spoke at The Common Good in June 2013.

James Goodale is a leading First Amendment Lawyer who has represented The New York Times in every one of its cases to go to the Supreme Court. …

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Democracy Series: ‘Fighting for the Press’ with James Goodale – Wednesday, June 19

James Goodale, a leading First Amendment Lawyer, spoke at The Common Good in June 2013.

Congressional hearings have recently produced headlines and raised hackles over whether there has been a misuse of the Justice Department’s powers in going after The Associated Press and a Fox News reporter’s telephone records. We are privileged to host James Goodale, famed First Amendment attorney and author, on Wednesday, June 19, to discuss his extremely timely and best-selling book “Fighting…

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President Obama Visits Israel

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Ahead of President Obama’s visit to Israel, Marvin Kalb of Brookings discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Iran nuclear challenge, and Syria.…

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Not Time to Attack Iran

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by Colin H, Kahl, Foreign Affairs, January 17th 2012 – In “Time to Attack Iran” (January/February 2012), Matthew Kroenig takes a page out of the decade-old playbook used by advocates of the Iraq war. He portrays the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran as both grave and imminent, arguing that the United States has little choice……

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The Mortal Threat From Iran

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by Mark Helprin, The Wall Street Journal, January 18th 2012 – To assume that Iran will not close the Strait of Hormuz is to assume that primitive religious fanatics will perform cost-benefit analyses the way they are done at Wharton. They won’t, especially if the oil that is their life’s blood is threatened. If Iran……

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TCG Speaker Shawcross: “Terror on Trial”

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by William Shawcross, Wall Street Journal, January 7th 2012 – Expect to hear a lot about Nuremberg in the months ahead. The war-crimes trials of leading Nazis, begun in that German city in 1945, will form an important subtext as we approach the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused mastermind of 9/11, and his……

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