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Jack L.B. Gohn: The drones and the virus – Time to talk, not prosecute

In two extraordinary recent feats of reportage, the New York Times made vital contributions to the national fund of knowledge concerning the national drone assassination program (May 29) and the cyberattacks on Iran’s nuclear program (June 1). What happened next ...

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Jack Gohn: The spiritual standard – My commencement address (if only I’d been asked to give one)

You can’t graduate from law school without at least a few people getting up and haranguing you for a while. And inevitably one of them will be the Voice of Experience, someone much older and theoretically much wiser. Typically the ...

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Jack Gohn: POTUS v. SCOTUS – There are no rules

When President Obama stated last month that for the Supreme Court to strike down all or part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would be “an unprecedented, extraordinary step,” he was doing more than laying down the gauntlet ...

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Jack L.B. Gohn: Contraception, an unrepresentative church, and unresponsive courts

At this writing we still don’t have an outcome, either regulatory or political, in the fight between the President and the bishops over the proposed mandate that employers, including Catholic hospitals and universities, offer their employees health insurance plans with ...

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Jack L.B. Gohn: Pirates, iPads and the end of extraterritoriality

Sometimes it’s hard to believe how contrapuntal two current news stories can be. Such, for my money, are the tales of Apple’s Chinese factories and Hollywood’s at least temporarily failed effort to persuade Congress to pass anti-piracy legislation. The Apple ...

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