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“Tracking Congress’s Library of Secret Law: Legislative Update for the 114th and 115th Congresses”

Dakota Rudesill: This week, three national security committees are “marking up” drafts of their annual bills.  Based on the early drafts (the “Chairman’s marks”), this year will likely see Congress continuing to write Public Law provisions creating secret law at … Continue reading ?
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