Stephen Vladeck

Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Scholarship, American University Washington College of Law

Stephen Vladeck appears in the following:

Judge Blocks New Texas Voter ID Law

Friday, August 25, 2017

Earlier this week, a judge in Texas ruled against a voter ID law, but the state's attorney general says he plans to appeal the ruling. 


Taking on Texas: Municipalities Sue Over Sanctuary Cities Law

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

In Texas, civil rights and immigrant groups and different municipalities are challenging a state law that has introduced steep penalties on sanctuary cities in the Lone Star State.

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments on 9/11 Civil Rights Case

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Supreme Court hears oral arguments on a civil rights lawsuit filed in 2002 on behalf of Muslim, South Asian, and Arab citizens swept up by the FBI 9/11 investigations.


Surveillance Beyond the Patriot Act

Friday, November 27, 2015

We all know the Patriot Act, but lesser-known programs like Executive Order 12333 account for the bulk of government surveillance--and receive even less oversight. 

Surveillance Beyond the Patriot Act

Friday, May 29, 2015

The current Patriot Act debate suggests that mass surveillance comes primarily from Section 215. But other, less-known programs actually account for most of the metadata collected.

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The Surveillance Stream

Friday, March 20, 2015

You've probably heard of the NSA's "Prism" program, which collects metadata. Wikimedia and other groups are now suing over a different surveillance apparatus called "upstream."

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Fast Item #1: Explaining Extradition

Friday, June 28, 2013

Stephen Vladeck, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Scholarship at American University Washington College of Law, explains extradition in light of Edward Snowden.


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The Question of Divided Identity

Monday, April 22, 2013

One week after the tragedy in Boston and several days after the manhunt that resulted in the capture of Dzhokar Tsarnaev and the death of his brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev, questions have...

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