Uncharted legal territory

Recent announcements by the White House and Congress mark a significant escalation in the protracted conflict over the Mueller report. On Wednesday, May 8, President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege over the entirety of special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report on the Russia investigation, including the materials used to prepare it. He also invoked privilege […]

Benkler, faculty experts discuss the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Julian Assange

Nearly a decade after Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning shared classified materials with WikiLeaks, the site’s founder, Julian Assange, was arrested in London for his role in the disclosures. The Harvard Gazette recently spoke with three faculty members, including Yochai Benkler, the Harvard Law professor who has publicly defended the disclosure as whistleblowing.