The Curious Case of Edward Snowden
Although our firm does not typically practice in the area of international law, one of our attorneys recently published a guest blog post with the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation analyzing the international legal issues raised by the case of Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who leaked classified national security documents earlier this year.
During the summer of 2013, the world was captivated by the story of National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden. Currently living in Moscow on a temporary grant of asylum, Snowden has charged the Obama Administration with two related violations of international law: (1) that it interfered with his right to seek asylum; and (2) that by revoking his passport, it had made him stateless.
Read the entire blog post courtesy of the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation.