Keep it Secret, Keep it Safe

On Friday, the Stanford Law Review published my paper, “Keep it Secret, Keep it Safe: An Empirical Analysis of the State Secrets Doctrine.”* It’s a paper I’ve worked on for mo...

Defenders of Wildlife Photo Contest

I’m thrilled to announce that one of my photos, entitled Yosemite Falls Mist, won second place in the Wild Lands category of the Defenders of Wildlife 2014 Photo Contest. If you take a look at t...

State Secrets: The Results

Two months ago I posted my preliminary findings from an empirical study of the state secrets doctrine. I’ve since completed my study (for a law school course on Terrorism and the Courts). This p...

Guns and the Constitution

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved (narrowly, and along party lines), a bill that would ban on about 150 semiautomatic weapons with military style features. The bill probably won’...

State Secrets: A First Look

When a court case involves sensitive information relating to national security, the government can request that court prevent the discovery or use of that information. This is called the state secrets...

Updates & New Design

After many hours of work/procrastination, I’m happy to announce the launch of the new design for danielcassman.com. I learned a ton about developing WordPress themes through the process, and I c...