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The National Security Law Podcast

By Bobby Chesney and Steve Vladeck

Unpacking the Legal Issues Behind the Headlines

  1. 1.
    Episode 184: Make Rule 11 Great Again!11/11/2020
    52:38
  2. 2.
    Episode 183: It’s Late, and We’re Loopy11/06/2020
    1:07:02
  3. 3.
    Episode 182: This Podcast Will Keep Going Until They Come For Us!10/22/2020
    52:14
  4. 4.
    Episode 181: This Podcast Has Lots of Jitter10/08/2020
    46:47
  5. 5.
    Episode 180: This Podcast Really Should Be Weekly…09/29/2020
    1:24:41
  6. 6.
    Episode 179: This Podcast Is “Considerably Recalibrated”09/16/2020
    1:13:59
  7. 7.
    Episode 178: What Would Robert Jackson Do?08/31/2020
    1:13:05
  8. 8.
    Episode 177: This Podcast Does Not Have a Navy08/21/2020
    1:07:04
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    Episode 176: This Podcast Won’t Play Football This Fall08/10/2020
    1:11:52
  2. 10.
    Episode 175: The President Has No Authority to Delay This Podcast07/31/2020
    1:23:05
  3. 11.
    Episode 174: Portland Trailblazing07/21/2020
    1:10:19
  4. 12.
    Episode 173: This Is John Roberts’s Podcast07/10/2020
    1:17:45
  5. 13.
    Episode 172: Cleanup on Aisle Trump!07/02/2020
    1:02:08
  6. 14.
    Episode 171: There’s a Spectrum of Corruption06/26/2020
    1:21:04
  7. 15.
    Episode 170: This Podcast Is Not Subject to (Prior) Restraint06/19/2020
    1:09:53
  8. 16.
    Episode 169: Now We’re a Third Amendment Podcast06/12/2020
    1:29:18
  9. 17.
    Episode 168: On the Brink with the Insurrection Act06/02/2020
    53:22
  10. 18.
    Episode 167: Podcast Emergency Action Documents05/21/2020
    1:06:03
  11. 19.
    Episode 166: This Podcast Has Temporary Absolute Immunity05/14/2020
    1:34:10
  12. 20.
    Episode 165: This Podcast Prefers Its Nothing Burgers to Be Medium Rare05/02/2020
    1:12:01
  13. 21.
    Episode 164: LIBERATE THIS PODCAST!04/22/2020
    58:21
  14. 22.
    Episode 163: This Podcast Will Have a Very Powerful Reopening04/16/2020
    1:17:21
  15. 23.
    Episode 162: The Penn Is Mightier Than the Sword!04/08/2020
    1:17:01
  16. 24.
    Episode 161: This Podcast Was Recorded “Before There Were Privacy Laws”04/02/2020
    1:18:46
  17. 25.
    Episode 160: This Podcast Is Invoking “P”!03/27/2020
    1:09:25
  18. 26.
    Episode 159: This Podcast Is Zoom-y!03/21/2020
    1:11:12
  19. 27.
    Episode 158: What SCOTUS Can Learn from Franklin Barbecue03/11/2020
    44:30
  20. 28.
    Episode 157: At Least There Are No Zombies…Yet03/04/2020
    56:41
  21. 29.
    Episode 156: This Podcast Is VUCA!03/03/2020
    46:14
  22. 30.
    Episode 155: This Podcast Is Not Wearing a Facemask (But It Did Wash Its Hands)02/26/2020
    1:00:24
  23. 31.
    Episode 154: This Podcast Is Not Just a “Piece of Metal”02/19/2020
    44:52
  24. 32.
    Episode 153: This Podcast Has All the Elsas (But No Eminem)02/12/2020
    1:05:24
  25. 33.
    Episode 152: John Bolton Is Welcome to Testify on this Podcast01/29/2020
    1:09:46
  26. 34.
    Episode 151: This Podcast Deserves (at Least) One Vote for the Hall of Fame01/22/2020
    45:42
  27. 35.
    Episode 150: This Podcast Can’t Spell Sesquicenteninial!01/16/2020
    58:54
  28. 36.
    Episode 149: This Podcast Will Not Serve as a Notification to Anyone About Anything01/06/2020
    1:17:49
  29. 37.
    Episode 148: This Podcast Is “Thug #7”12/18/2019
    59:26
  30. 38.
    Episode 147: Sometimes You Get a Donald J. Trump12/10/2019
    56:30
  31. 39.
    Episode 146: What’s In Your Wallet? A Subpoena!12/04/2019
    50:55
  32. 40.
    Episode 145: The Meh-mometer Is Stuck at Meh11/26/2019
    57:48
  33. 41.
    Episode 144: Lawful But Awful11/20/2019
    1:03:07
  34. 42.
    Episode 143: We won an award?!?11/13/2019
    51:57
  35. 43.
    Episode 142: We’ve Got Company!11/09/2019
    53:30
  36. 44.
    Episode 141: The House Has Voted to Authorize This Podcast10/30/2019
    1:11:58
  37. 45.
    Episode 140: We Almost Tried Hard!10/23/2019
    36:23
  38. 46.
    Episode 139: Hello from Austin…Hall?10/17/2019
    1:42:38
  39. 47.
    Episode 138: “That’s Nobody’s Business But the Turks”10/09/2019
    53:16
  40. 48.
    Episode 137: Do Us a Favor Though Because This Podcast Has Been Through a Lot09/26/2019
    1:00:06
  41. 49.
    Episode 136: This Podcast Needs a Reboot!09/18/2019
    58:23
  42. 50.
    Episode 135: Do You Hear the Podcast Sing09/11/2019
    54:57
  43. 51.
    Episode 134: A Very Brady Episode09/04/2019
    52:47
  44. 52.
    Episode 133: You Are “Hereby Ordered” To Listen To This Podcast08/28/2019
    56:53
  45. 53.
    Episode 132: On the Way to Greenland!08/20/2019
    51:32
  46. 54.
    Episode 131: El Paso and Domestic Terrorism08/06/2019
    1:05:58
  47. 55.
    Episode 130: In Case of Vacancy, Who Becomes Our Acting Podcast Host?07/31/2019
    59:54
  48. 56.
    Episode 129: This Is Quite the War Powers Podcast07/24/2019
    1:15:11
  49. 57.
    Episode 128: Now Witness the Power of this Fully Armed and Operational [PCLOB]!07/17/2019
    1:16:40
  50. 58.
    Episode 127: It’s Bobby Bonilla Day!07/01/2019
    1:07:19
  51. 59.
    Episode 126: Sometimes, “Nothing” Is Important06/26/2019
    1:20:28
  52. 60.
    Episode 125: Worst of Both Worlds06/18/2019
    55:23
  53. 61.
    Episode 124: Who’s Ron Swanson?!?06/13/2019
    1:07:27
  54. 62.
    Episode 123: Our Gym Was Named for the Espionage Act Guy???05/28/2019
    1:08:45
  55. 63.
    Episode 122: That Didn’t Fly for Buchanan…05/21/2019
    1:24:17
  56. 64.
    Episode 121: The Persian Gulf of Tonkin05/15/2019
    1:13:19
  57. 65.
    Episode 120: Bran, Bron, What’s the Difference?05/07/2019
    1:00:38
  58. 66.
    Episode 119: This Podcast Is Dark and Full of Spoilers04/30/2019
    1:21:10
  59. 67.
    Episode 118: Steve Targaryen, First of His Name04/17/2019
    1:06:12
  60. 68.
    Episode 117: Y’all Got Designated04/13/2019
    1:05:59
  61. 69.
    Episode 116: This Podcast Can Only Be Detained for Six Months04/02/2019
    1:13:28
  62. 70.
    Episode 115: This Podcast Does Not Have a Grandparent Born in Ireland03/25/2019
    1:08:19
  63. 71.
    Episode 114: Manafortnite03/13/2019
    1:26:04
  64. 72.
    Episode 113 – 702 : Madison :: 215 : Hamilton03/06/2019
    1:13:38
  65. 73.
    Episode 112: And the Oscar Goes To…NSL Podcast!02/26/2019
    1:19:10
  66. 74.
    Episode 111: This National Emergency Podcast Requires the Use of the Armed Forces02/19/2019
    1:13:10
  67. 75.
    Episode 110: This Podcast Is Not Subject to Military Jurisdiction02/12/2019
    1:08:45
  68. 76.
    Episode 109: The State of the Podcast Is Strong!02/06/2019
    55:04
  69. 77.
    Episode 108: Is It Arnold Palmer or Iced Tea-Lemonade?01/30/2019
    1:19:38
  70. 78.
    Episode 107: Clearly Right, Once Again01/22/2019
    1:10:33
  71. 79.
    Episode 106: Schools Out For Summer01/14/2019
    1:14:08
  72. 80.
    Episode 105: That Doesn’t Mean You Do It Stupid!01/07/2019
    1:29:28
  73. 81.
    Episode 104: This Podcast Is a State Secret12/18/2018
    1:05:31
  74. 82.
    Episode 103: This Podcast Should Be Dis-BARRed12/11/2018
    1:17:46
  75. 83.
    Episode 102: This Podcast Is Bowl-Eligible12/05/2018
    1:00:43
  76. 84.
    Episode 101: “To me, [this podcast] is perfect”11/27/2018
    1:08:46
  77. 85.
    Episode 100! Trumplandia: If I Did It…11/14/2018
    1:19:35
  78. 86.
    Episode 99: The Deepest Dive: Surveillance, Section 702, and Section 21511/06/2018
    1:22:25
  79. 87.
    Episode 98: That’s What Leadership Looks Like10/30/2018
    1:14:11
  80. 88.
    Episode 97: FISA Part Deux (A Deeper Dive)10/26/2018
    1:08:56
  81. 89.
    Episode 96: A Deep Dive into…the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act10/25/2018
    58:34
  82. 90.
    Episode 95: Not Everybody Be DPH’ing!10/16/2018
    1:02:24
  83. 91.
    Episode 94: The Enemy of My Friend Is My Enemy10/11/2018
    1:01:21
  84. 92.
    Episode 93: Is This a Buddy Podcast?10/02/2018
    54:34
  85. 93.
    Episode 92: Have Fun Storming the Castle!09/26/2018
    1:15:53
  86. 94.
    Episode 91: A Deep Dive Into the History of Military Commissions09/18/2018
    1:28:05
  87. 95.
    Episode 90: What’d I Miss?09/13/2018
    1:12:43
  88. 96.
    Episode 89: A Deep Dive into the Steel Seizure Case (Youngstown Sheet & Tube v. Sawyer)09/04/2018
    1:13:07
  89. 97.
    Episode 88: A Deep Dive into the Anwar al-Awlaki Case(s)08/28/2018
    1:11:43
  90. 98.
    Episode 87: The D.C. Circuit Ain’t Inquorate08/21/2018
    1:07:03
  91. 99.
    Episode 86: This Episode Was Not Recorded in the Situation Room!08/14/2018
    1:08:22
  92. 100.
    Episode 85: Party Like It’s June 28, 2004!08/07/2018
    1:14:24
  93. 101.
    Episode 84: Happily, We Found Someone Who Knows What They’re Talking About!08/01/2018
    1:22:22
  94. 102.
    Episode 83: [Steve] Is the Kiss of Death07/25/2018
    1:11:39
  95. 103.
    Episode 82: Helsinki…Sweden!07/17/2018
    1:17:00
  96. 104.
    Episode 81: The Road to 10,00007/09/2018
    1:12:36
  97. 105.
    Ep.80: SCOTUS-palooza06/27/2018
    1:20:54
  98. 106.
    Episode 79: It’s a Girl!06/20/2018
    1:19:34
  99. 107.
    Episode 78: Live from Singapore, Malaysia (?!?)06/12/2018
    1:16:04
  100. 108.
    Episode 77: Pardon Me?06/05/2018
    1:17:12
  101. 109.
    Episode 76: The Valley of Ignorance05/30/2018
    57:45
  102. 110.
    Episode 75: I Hereby Demand, & Tomorrow Will Officially Order, That You Listen to This Podcast05/22/2018
    1:10:07
  103. 111.
    Episode 74: We’re Spending It On Barbecue!05/15/2018
    1:11:06
  104. 112.
    Episode 73: The Penumbras of the Category05/08/2018
    1:13:24
  105. 113.
    Episode 72: This Podcast Was Recorded Before, On, or After 9/1105/01/2018
    1:09:18
  106. 114.
    Episode 71: Everyone Knows It Is Saudi Arabia!!!04/24/2018
    1:13:14
  107. 115.
    (Bonus Episode) Ep.70: The Corker-Kaine AUMF04/17/2018
    54:42
  108. 116.
    Episode 69: Friday Was Quite a Month04/16/2018
    1:10:42
  109. 117.
    Episode 68: This Podcast Is Not Protected by the Attorney-Client Privilege04/10/2018
    1:10:42
  110. 118.
    Episode 67: CTRL-F Redaction Fail04/03/2018
    1:07:37
  111. 119.
    Episode 66: Can You DIG It?03/27/2018
    1:04:27
  112. 120.
    Episode 65: Caging a Tiger03/21/2018
    1:03:54
  113. 121.
    Episode 64: Beware the Ides of CFIUS!03/15/2018
    1:04:25
  114. 122.
    Episode 63: Mueller Is the Only Vulcan in the Room03/12/2018
    1:00:34
  115. 123.
    Episode 62: Wait–We Have to Talk About GATT?!?03/05/2018
    57:19
  116. 124.
    Episode 61: Judge Pohl Says: “Hold My Beer”02/27/2018
    1:08:03
  117. 125.
    Episode 60: TL;DL – This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things02/21/2018
    1:15:31
  118. 126.
    Episode 59: Share the Cookies02/13/2018
    1:01:10
  119. 127.
    Episode 58: Is It Treason Not to Clap For This Podcast?02/06/2018
    1:04:42
  120. 128.
    Episode 57: About that #Mehmo (Special Edition on the Nunes Memo Release)02/02/2018
    43:58
  121. 129.
    Episode 56: The State of the Uniom Is…ExStravagant!01/30/2018
    1:10:21
  122. 130.
    Episode 55: #ReleaseThePodcast01/23/2018
    59:34
  123. 131.
    Ep. 54: Family Ties or Family Matters?01/17/2018
    1:06:25
  124. 132.
    Episode 53: Tanks, Bombs, Bombs, and Guns01/09/2018
    1:16:25
  125. 133.
    Episode 52: Trump Derangement Syndrome or a Distraction from the Forever War?01/03/2018
    1:16:43
  126. 134.
    Episode 51: Temporary, Immediate, and Unmonitored Access to this Podcast12/27/2017
    1:07:33
  127. 135.
    Episode 50: The Big Chill12/19/2017
    54:08
  128. 136.
    Episode 49: Around the Horn With Interrogation, Detention, Prosecution, and Targeting12/12/2017
    1:06:47
  129. 137.
    Episode 48: The Logan Act: Not Just Another Hugh Jackman Movie12/05/2017
    1:06:55
  130. 138.
    Episode 47: Donuts and Depth Charges11/28/2017
    1:04:50
  131. 139.
    Episode 46: The $15 Million Dollar Man11/16/2017
    1:01:41
  132. 140.
    Episode 45: An Inter-Jurisdictional Cluster-You-Know-What?11/07/2017
    54:18
  133. 141.
    Episode 44: Interrogation, Prosecution, and Detention Issues in the Wake of the NYC Attack11/01/2017
    42:45
  134. 142.
    Episode 43: Unseal this Podcast!10/31/2017
    54:42
  135. 143.
    Episode 42: The Magic Bullet Travel Ban(d)10/24/2017
    52:41
  136. 144.
    Episode 41: Han Shot First10/17/2017
    57:45
  137. 145.
    Episode 40: It’s a Conspiracy10/10/2017
    47:56
  138. 146.
    Episode 39: It Is More Likely Than Not That Our FARRA Discussion Will Bore You10/04/2017
    1:00:06
  139. 147.
    Episode 38: How Did We Get Through This One Without Saying “Posse Comitatus”?09/27/2017
    1:01:31
  140. 148.
    Episode 37: Enemy Combatants, Agents of Foreign Powers09/19/2017
    53:17
  141. 149.
    Episode 36: NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell on Section 70209/14/2017
    56:35
  142. 150.
    Episode 35: Will This Be the Year of Military Courts at the Supreme Court?09/12/2017
    1:04:46
  143. 151.
    Episode 34: January 2019 as the Start of the 9/11 Trial: Over/Under?09/05/2017
    55:31
  144. 152.
    Episode 33: How About a Presidential Pardon…For This Episode08/30/2017
    58:08
  145. 153.
    Episode 32: Back to the Future…of Afghanistan and GTMO?08/22/2017
    52:11
  146. 154.
    Episode 31: We Were Not Mirandized Until Halfway Through This Podcast08/16/2017
    1:14:51
  147. 155.
    Episode 30: Don’t Pop the Accountability Champagne Quite Yet08/08/2017
    1:04:40
  148. 156.
    Episode 29: Military Commissions, Military Officers in the Cabinet, the Laws of War, and More08/01/2017
    1:00:33
  149. 157.
    Episode 28: The North Remembers…the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998???07/25/2017
    57:54
  150. 158.
    Episode 27: The AUMF: All You Ever Wanted to Know (and Plenty You Didn’t)07/17/2017
    1:19:28
  151. 159.
    Episode 26: The Impenetrable Podcast Unit07/11/2017
    1:12:26
  152. 160.
    Episode 25: So Much National Security Law News…We’ve Reached Our Limitrophe06/28/2017
    1:10:32
  153. 161.
    Episode 24: An AUMF for Westeros?06/20/2017
    1:15:51
  154. 162.
    Episode 23: She Could Be the Ruckelshaus to Rosenstein’s Richardson06/13/2017
    1:03:53
  155. 163.
    Episode 22: A Dose of Reality06/06/2017
    1:07:23
  156. 164.
    Episode 21: A Military Commissions Deep Dive05/31/2017
    34:01
  157. 165.
    Episode 20: The Executive Branch’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Week in Court05/25/2017
    37:45
  158. 166.
    Episode 19: Inherent Contempt Works Better With a Congressional Jail05/22/2017
    45:08
  159. 167.
    Episode 18: Disclosing Secrets to the Russians Makes Me WannaCry05/16/2017
    56:13
  160. 168.
    Episode 17: On the Firing of Jim Comey05/10/2017
    33:14
  161. 169.
    Episode 16: Authorizing Force Against the Islamic State05/09/2017
    1:01:25
  162. 170.
    Episode 15: Skirmishes in the Surveillance Wars05/03/2017
    55:41
  163. 171.
    Episode 14: Potential Assange Charges, and More From Some Island in the Pacific04/26/2017
    52:48
  164. 172.
    Episode 13: This Podcast Did Not Go Through the VEP But We Are Releasing It Anyway04/19/2017
    44:26
  165. 173.
    Episode 12: R2P From Above? The Shayrat Airfield Strike and More04/11/2017
    1:03:24
  166. 174.
    Episode 11: All of This Has Happened Before, and Will Happen Again04/05/2017
    1:00:50
  167. 175.
    Episode 10: Is This Podcast Cert-Worthy?03/29/2017
    59:53
  168. 176.
    Episode 9: [USperson 1] and [USperson 2] Discuss [Redacted]03/24/2017
    52:21
  169. 177.
    Episode 8: March Madness03/17/2017
    58:18
  170. 178.
    Episode 7: The Less Prep the Better03/08/2017
    49:02
  171. 179.
    Episode 6: A Sessions Session03/02/2017
    39:52
  172. 180.
    Episode 5: Does this Podcast Apply Extraterritorially?02/21/2017
    46:22
  173. 181.
    Episode 4: A New Hope02/16/2017
    38:10
  174. 182.
    Episode 3: Sometimes an Executive Order Is Really Just…An Invitation to Talk about AUMFs and Habeas Corpus02/09/2017
    38:11
  175. 183.
    Episode 2: If You Thought That Last Executive Order Was Controversial…01/31/2017
    31:15
  176. 184.
    Episode 1: What the World Needs Now Is a New Podcast01/25/2017
    37:37

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