Ryan Goodman (@rgoodlaw )

Ryan Goodman

Bio Former Special Counsel @DeptofDefense. Co-editor-in-chief @just_security. Chaired Professor NYU Law. Former Chaired Professor Harvard Law. Co-director @RCLS_NYU
Location New York, NY
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iPhone : Barr is destroying public safety & public confidence. He wears no mask, scoffs about “hiding under our beds, and makes no effort to protect DOJ independence. This would give any victim of police violence reason to question Barr’s impartiality in deciding whether to file charges. twitter.com/matthewamiller…

iPhone : JUST IN FROM DC CIRCUIT:

The question before the en banc court is whether the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives has standing under Article II of the Constitution to seek judicial enforcement of its duly issued subpoena.

[W]e hold that it does.

Twitter Web App : 👏👏👏

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court will “rehear claims that federal prosecutors in South Florida violated rights [of Jeffrey Epstein’s victims] when they kept them in the dark about a secret plea deal.”
miamiherald.com/news/local/art…

iPhone : This is in blatant violation of New Jerseys COVID-19 reopening protocols, which *require* golf clubs to limit the number of patrons at any indoor premises to 25% capacity and decline entry to anyone refusing to wear a face mask.

cc: Phil Murphy
covid19.nj.gov/faqs/nj-inform… twitter.com/justinsink/sta…

TweetDeck : Adam Schiff Please dont bothsides the appearances of China and Russia in the ODNI statement. The two cases are not only dramatically different; they were likely juxtaposed for the explicit purpose of muddying the waters. We *know* Trump has raged about this already:

washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/…

iPhone : Brent Scowcroft’s passing is a reminder of how far the US has come &, in some ways, fallen since the early 1990s. We could regain a great deal just by reminding ourselves of what Brent Scowcroft did and how he did it. An appreciation of my mentor & friend. wapo.st/33EeNc0

iPhone : That Putin is so obviously trying to help his puppet Trump defeat Joe Biden is one of the most compelling reasons not just to support Biden but to work your heart out to get him elected by a landslide that not even Putin aka Trump can shake. twitter.com/cnn/status/129…

iPhone : Another coronavirus record in Lebanon: 279 new infections. Precautions have been blown to smithereens, along with much of Beirut, by Tuesdays explosion. People are gathering at hospitals, funerals, in the clean-up effort.
Its another gathering storm. moph.gov.lb/maps/covid19.p…

iPhone : Singer finale: Employee to Rick Singer, consultant at heart of College admissions scandal, to plead guilty to racketeering. Translation: Singer is toast.

Twitter Web App : Ill join Joy Reid tonight on The ReidOut in the 7p ET hour: Russia is trying to ‘denigrate’ Biden while China prefers ‘unpredictable’ Trump not be reelected, senior U.S. intelligence official says washingtonpost.com/national-secur…

Twitter Web App : Agreed that, though limited vis-a-vis McGahn & Trump, this en banc DC Circuit victory vindicated a vital set of separation of powers principles that will matter as long as our constitutional republic stands. How long that’ll be is another question. Ask me next January 20. twitter.com/joshuamatz8/st…

Twitter Web App : Adam Schiff Susan Hennessey This kind of legislation is badly needed and would serve an important purpose.

In the meantime: judges need to do their jobs. Expediting a case is entirely up to the judge, and judges can move cases as quickly as they want.

iPhone : David Imbordino, election security lead for the NSA, says that Russia has shifted from using its own operatives to spread disinformation (like it did in 2016) to using proxies to do so.

Twitter Web App : Trump begins his August 7 Bedminster news conference with some casual xenophobia

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Twitter Web App : Thats funny cause youve been complaining about how much Ive been dunking on you so Im clearly seeing your tweets.

Maybe come up with better tweets, Jason Howerton? twitter.com/jason_howerton…

iPhone : I tell that story in Winter Is Coming, and also cite Scowcrofts 1998 book with George HW Bush, A World Transformed. I include this quote, which is a fitting coda for a man who believed in a good and necessary America.

Twitter Web App : Jerry Falwell Jr. develops a curiously close relationship with a 21-year-old-pool attendant and gets blackmailed over racy photos of his wife — Liberty University sleeps

Jerry Falwell Jr. posts an Instagram photo of himself with his pants unzipped at a costume party — Real shit twitter.com/jaredlholt/sta…

Twitter Web App : #ETTD, Evangelical Grifter Edition

UPDATED: Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. taking leave of absence richmond.com/news/virginia/… via @rtdnews

iPhone : Jerry Falwell Jr., one of Trumps most prominent and controversial evangelical supporters, will take an indefinite leave of absence from Liberty University. The executive committee of the Board of Trustees made the request on behalf of the entire board. nytimes.com/2020/08/07/us/…

iPhone : NEW from me this morning: A U.S. government contractor with ties to the intelligence community and the military has embedded software in mobile phones apps that allows the tracking of hundreds of millions of devices worldwide.
wsj.com/articles/u-s-g…

iPhone : My email suggests that its the season for informational interviews about appellate law, so let me throw out an open offer. Im happy to give you some of my time to talk about interviewing, DC, appellate law, my career, or whatever else is on your mind. /1

iPhone : Per pooler Meridith McGraw, the set-up for Trumps 7 p.m. press conference includes dozens and dozens of club members, in golf gear and some holding wine glasses - have filed into the ballroom. Only a handful of the dozens of club members were seen wearing masks...

iPhone : He is explaining his payroll tax order, but he is struggling to explain it because he is figuring it out what it is while he’s actually reading it

Twitter Web App : Where the hell are the GOP governors???? In a normal world, they would be screaming at their Senators about their collapsing revenues and the upcoming layoffs and slashed services that are going to make a lot of voters in OH, in TX, in AZ, in FL very, very unhappy. twitter.com/mkraju/status/…

iPhone : The nations top counterintelligence official came out and said that Rudy Giulianis ally and the Kremlin are playing on the same team.

thedailybeast.com/counterintelli…

iPhone : Trump again claims the “pandemic is disappearing” and “will disappear,” continuing a claim that has been contradicted again and again by members of his own task force

iPhone : Mr. Pompeo’s warning on July 13 is the first known rebuke from a senior US official to Russia over the bounties program, and it runs counter to President Trump’s insistence that the intelligence from U.S. government agencies over the matter is a “hoax.” nytimes.com/2020/08/07/wor…

Twitter Web App : This decision will be interesting to watch from a legal perspective. Does a gag order extend to non-parties in a criminal matter (Khawam and by extension, the Guillen family)?

iPhone : Featuring her new songs, “Socially Distanced Conga,” “Turn the Curve Around,” and “COVID is Gonna Get You (if you don’t wear a mask)” twitter.com/newshour/statu…

Twitter for iPad : The secretary of state is issuing messages to the Russians about a US intelligence finding that the president says is essentially make believe. Hm. nytimes.com/2020/08/07/wor…

iPhone : The president isnt going to learn a damn thing from anyone at his country club right now. He needs to be concerned about evictions .. about the deal he needs to strike on the HEROES Act that Speaker Pelosi, whos at the capitol right now.

Eric Swalwell on #TheReidOut.

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Twitter Web App : Those conclusions were included in a statement released by William R. Evanina, the director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center.

iPhone : Actually I have another Bud Bailyn story. This was later in 2003? My friend Lauren Willig (now a best-selling author) had invited Bailyn to a meeting of the Henry Adams Club. 1/

iPhone : “23 postal execs were reassigned or displaced, the new organizational chart shows. Analysts say the structure centralizes power around DeJoy, a fmr logistics executive and major ally Trump, & de-emphasizes decades’ worth of institutional postal knowledge.” washingtonpost.com/business/2020/…

iPhone : If a Democrat pulled this shit in the middle of an economic crisis at a goddamn country club with golfers looking on, it would be described as out of touch and the political blunder of the century.

Android : I heard some politicians having a disagreement about who NYC belongs to and who should pay for it’s future. politi.co/3ildWBq Here’s what I think...

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iPhone : Chris Geidner BTW, a guy in the same state who tried to kill protesters faces a maximum of 15 years in prison (with the obvious caveat that the carceral state is bad and these are all overly punitive sentences) sltrib.com/news/2020/07/1…

Twitter Web App : Trump, saying his usual abject nonsense, says the pandemic is disappearing. Its going to disappear.

iPhone : Russian interference — not “meddling” — in our democracy continues. Where are the consequences? twitter.com/jonlemire/stat…

iPhone : Today I used the straps I keep to jam my classroom doors in case of an active shooter as a measuring tape to space out student seats to prevent the spread of a deadly viral pandemic. This is what it is to be an American teacher.

iPhone : How great is @WomenKnowLaw!? Not only do they lift other women up and inspire the rest of us to do the same. But they have the best GIFs. (Seriously: How did they know that I needed a little Christmas right now?) twitter.com/womenknowlaw/s…

TweetDeck : UPDATE: Judge wont immediately order deposition for acting Sec. Chad Wolf in 1 of the suits related to Portland protests/unrest & stated/fed response. Will order sworn answers to written questions from feds by 5pm PT Monday. Earlier: politi.co/2Daa5YT

Twitter Web App : Two of the objectors in Illinois, founded a non profit called the Abolition Institute to combat modern slavery and were deeply offended by Kanyes remarks about Harriet Tubman. They sent out this picture today after the signatures were tossed. stoppingslavery.org

Twitter Web App : Fellow NATO ally Iceland has taken a stand against the malign influence of pineapple on pizza in the past. This is what NATO is all about folks: common values foreignpolicy.com/2017/02/21/ice…

TweetDeck : As Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed this summer for schools to reopen, state leaders told school boards they would need Health Department approval if they wanted to keep classrooms closed.

Then they instructed health directors not to give it.

palmbeachpost.com/news/20200807/…

iPhone : Huge news from ODNI - not the least because Giuliani has worked to amplify Derkachs criticisms of Biden; the IC now says those criticisms are part of a Russian effort to damage Bidens candidacy

iPhone : Interesting question as to whether this massive scale of corruption of @nra might have saved lives, given the policy it pushes?

IE, Every dollar spent on Bahamas vacations was not spent on making it easier to kill kids in schools... twitter.com/igorvolsky/sta…

Android : Between the NRA suit, Falwell’s meltdown and D’Souza’s Thighland hilarity, this week in Trumpland has has a real Layla-montage-from-GoodFellas feel to it.

Twitter Web App : Jerry Falwell tries to explain bizarre picture: She was pregnant, she couldn’t get her pants up... I had on a pair of jeans I haven’t worn in a long time so I couldn’t get mine zipped either. And so I just put my belly out like hers.”

mediaite.com/radio/jerry-fa…

iPhone : do i have this right? after pushing for outrageous, aggressive video goals to sell pre-roll with invasive autoplay and demanding an in-house video player be built in months (impossible, insane) they...gut the whole team? interesting

iPhone : Nothing new is being reported by Gimodo. Weve known cats are susceptible and transmit the virus. I havent read the preprint yet. Ill update if anything new. #covid19 #CatsOfTwitter #cats gizmodo.com/cats-can-get-a…

Twitter Web App : My voice was silenced the day after I lost my Mum in June 2020. I could not even tell friends she had died. I tried to walk away... but there is still so much left to be said. Therefore, I have returned. I shall try to be good.

Twitter Web App : The final 2? Biden confidants see VP choices narrowing to Kamala Harris and Susan Rice axios.com/biden-vp-pick-…

Android : What could I possibly say that you dont, just wish more people would listen to to YOU!
#TheReidOut
#maddow
#LastWord twitter.com/jennycohn1/sta…

Twitter for iPad : Police deployed dozens of officers, a helicopter and dogs to the Manhattan apartment of a BLM organizer.

He declined to let the officers enter his apartment without a warrant, and then they eventually left.

nytimes.com/2020/08/07/nyr…

Twitter Web App : Donald J. Trump How is it possible that the depth of your stupidity appears endless. You’re POTUS & ultimately responsible for America’s response to #COVID19 You’ve failed miserably. That’s not China’s fault. It’s yours. Over 160,000 dead Americans on your watch. You’re going to prison, traitor.

iPhone : Russian towns in the Arctic circle have recorded extraordinary temperatures, with Nizhnyaya Pesha hitting 30C on 9 June

Khatanga, which usually has daytime temperatures of around 0C at this time of year, hitting 25C on 22 May

The previous record was 12C theguardian.com/environment/20…

Twitter for iPad : Simple idea of the morning. If Kayne wants to run to help Donald J. Trump let’s hit them in the pocketbook. Boycott all Khardashian products. That includes all of them. No show, no perfume, no other shit they sell. Reduce them to the infomercial crowd Trump will soon be joining