|2001-January-19||“Communications” Under 18 U.S.C. § 207||A former high-ranking government official proposed establishing a consulting firm–as a sole proprietorship, a partnership, or a corporation–in which he would be one of a very few employees, or perhaps even the sole employee. If, as hypothesized, the consulting firm prepares a report on behalf of certain clients, which is submitted directly to his former agency by the consulting firm or, with the former official's knowledge, by his client with the report bearing the consulting firm's name, and it is expected by the former official that his identity as the author of the report may be commonly known throughout the industry and at his former agency, he would be making a communication prohibited by 18 U.S.C. § 207(c). |
|2004-March-18||“Protected Person” Status in Occupied Iraq Under the Fourth Geneva Convention|
The Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War (IV) governs the United States occupation of Iraq.
The following persons, if captured in occupied Iraq, are not “protected persons” within the meaning of article 4 of the Fourth Geneva Convention: U.S. nationals, nationals of a State not bound by the Convention, nationals of a co-belligerent State, and operatives of the al Qaeda terrorist organization who are not Iraqi nationals or permanent residents of Iraq.
|1998-January-28||18 U.S.C. § 203 and Contingent Interests in Expenses Recoverable in Litigation Against the United States||18 U.S.C. § 203 does not prohibit a prospective government officer from maintaining upon his entry into government service a contingent interest in expenses recoverable in litigation involving the United States.|
|1996-September-12||18 U.S.C. § 207 and the Government of Guam||18 U.S.C. § 207(a)(1) prohibits a former Department of the Navy employee from representing the Government of Guam before the Federal Maritime Commission in a litigation in which he participated personally and substantially while employed by the Navy.|
“Office under the United States”–National Commission on Neighborhoods
Weissman v. Central Intelligence Agency–District of Columbia Circuit–Effect of Decision
Appointment of Deputy Director of the Council on International Economic Policy (CIEP) by Its Executive Director
Assertion of Constitutionally Based Privilege Over Reagan Administration Records
It is legally permissible for President Bush to assert constitutionally based privilege in concurrence with former President Reagan’s assertion of constitutionally based privilege over certain Reagan Administration documents that are otherwise required to be released by the National Archives and Records Administration under the Presidential Records Act.
Assumption by People’s Republic of China of Expenses of U.S. Delegation–Constitution (Art. I, § 9, cl. 8)
Authority of Bureau of Prisons Physicians to Perform Autopsies