Ryan Goodman
Ryan Goodman

Ryan Goodman is the co–editor in chief of Just Security, the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz professor of law at the New York University School of Law, and former special counsel to the general counsel of the Department of Defense.

Jurisprudence
Nov. 12 2018 5:10 PMMatt Whitaker’s Role in the Trump Campaign Gives Him Every Reason to Recuse
Jurisprudence
Oct. 18 2018 4:41 PMDOJ Must Investigate Possible War Crimes by American Mercenaries in YemenThere is no legal “gray area”—Americans cannot assassinate civilians.
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Oct. 2 2018 1:24 PMBrett Kavanaugh Should Not Be Believed by the Legal Standards of Judge KavanaughComparing his testimony to the standards of his judicial opinions.
Jurisprudence
July 15 2018 8:57 PMKavanaugh Must Explain His Views on Presidential ImmunityHis written record suggests an unacceptable position.
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July 13 2018 5:54 PMThe Biggest Takeaways From Mueller’s Indictment of Russian Intel OfficersHere’s what you need to know.
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June 25 2018 1:45 PMDetaining Migrant Families Doesn’t Deter Others From Crossing the BorderIt’s also unethical.
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May 1 2018 3:03 PMWhat Mueller’s Questions Reveal About His InvestigationIt’s not just about obstruction.
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March 30 2018 11:06 AMJared Has Some Explaining to DoThe House Intelligence Committee’s findings contradict Kushner’s testimony on the infamous Trump Tower meeting.
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March 1 2018 3:29 PMThe New Nugget Hidden in the Schiff MemoRussia told a member of the Trump campaign it could help broadcast stolen Hillary emails.
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Feb. 2 2018 8:45 AMDonald Trump Jr. and Hope Hicks in the CrosshairsThe president’s son and his communications director could be Robert Mueller’s next targets.
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Jan. 26 2018 12:11 PMIt’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like ConspiracyThis many people exposing themselves to perjury over Russia can’t be a coincidence.
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Nov. 17 2017 6:23 PMAnother Obstruction AngleWas Trump intentionally trying to block the investigation into Flynn’s Turkey ties?
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Feb. 19 2013 9:04 AMThe Lesser EvilWhat the Obama administration isn’t telling you about drones: The standard rule is capture, not kill.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 8 2018 11:27 AMOnly Norms Could Stop HimHow the acting attorney general could kill the Russia investigation without firing Mueller.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 11 2018 4:24 PMDid the U.S. Have a “Duty to Warn” Khashoggi?If U.S. intelligence servers knew what was going to happen to him, they had an obligation to intervene.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 7 2018 11:04 AMKavanaugh’s Refusal to Recuse Himself From Mueller’s Cases Tells You Everything You Need to Know
Jurisprudence
July 13 2018 7:50 PMBrett Kavanaugh’s Record on the Rule of Law Is Much Worse Than His Defenders Contend
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July 6 2018 4:20 PMHow Trump’s DOJ Is Justifying Reversing Itself on the Legality of Indefinite Family Detention
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June 13 2018 3:55 PMWhat Could Michael Cohen Tell Mueller About Russia Collusion?Possibly a lot, actually.
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April 28 2018 4:30 PMThere’s New Evidence Trump Obstructed Justice in the House Intelligence Committee’s Minority Report
Jurisprudence
March 17 2018 10:15 AMSessions’ Firing of McCabe Violated His Promise to Recuse
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Feb. 21 2018 2:59 PMThe Pardon BoomerangAccepting a pardon from Trump could add booster rockets to state prosecutions.
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Jan. 26 2018 12:21 PMWhy Trump Wanted Mueller OutHe wanted to obstruct the investigation. Duh!
Jurisprudence
Dec. 12 2017 11:03 AMWhy Conservatives Should Embrace Robert MuellerThe perils of scuttling one of the most important counterintelligence investigations of our time.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 29 2017 11:46 AMRobert Mueller Has the Authority to Name Donald Trump an Unindicted Co-ConspiratorHe may be immune from prosecution, but there's a strong public interest in knowing about the president's actions.