Laura K. Donohue

Georgetown University Law Center

Professor of Law

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

The Shadow of State Secrets

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 159, pp. 77-216, 2010, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-10
Number of pages: 141 Posted: 08 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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criminal law, civil law, state secrets, national security law, torts, contracts, constitutional law

Bulk Metadata Collection: Statutory and Constitutional Considerations

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 37, pp. 757-900, 2014
Number of pages: 145 Posted: 25 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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intelligence surveillance, security, privacy, terrorism, probable cause, national security, constitutional law, criminal law

Bulk Metadata Collection: Statutory and Constitutional Considerations

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 37, pp. 757-900, 2014
Number of pages: 145 Posted: 22 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2014
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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bulk metadata collection, surveillance, privacy rights, constitutional law, foreign law, Fourth Amendment, First Amendment, National Security

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Section 702 and the Collection of International Telephone and Internet Content

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 150 Posted: 14 May 2014 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2015
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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FISA, bulk metadata collection, Section 702, foreign intelligence gathering, intelligence, foreign intelligence surveillance court, National Security Agency, NSA Related Data and Documentation

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The Original Fourth Amendment

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 83, 2016
Number of pages: 149 Posted: 03 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2016
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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Technological Leap, Statutory Gap, and Constitutional Abyss: Remote Biometric Identification Comes of Age

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 97, pp. 407-559, 2012, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-123
Number of pages: 154 Posted: 31 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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technology, security, privacy, surveillance, Due Process, facial recognition technology, remote biometric identification, national security, criminal law

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The Limits of National Security

American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 48, pp. 1573-1756, 2011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-118
Number of pages: 185 Posted: 20 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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national security law, domestic and foreign affairs, militarization, expansion, legal history

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Brief of Scholars of the History and Original Meaning of the Fourth Amendment as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner in Carpenter v. United States

Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2017-10
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, University of Florida Levin College of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, Emory University School of Law, Independent, Southwestern Law School, William & Mary Law School, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Ordered Liberty Program, University of Louisville School of Law and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Fourth Amendment, Originalism, Cell Site Location Information

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The Fourth Amendment in a Digital World

71 N.Y.U. Annual Survey of American Law 533, 2017
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 09 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2017
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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Fourth Amendment, digital, digitization, Katz, CSLI, cell site location information, federalist, houses, Olmstead v. United States, Olmstead, Blackstone, Ex parte Jackson, mere evidence, Boyd, Gouled, Goldman v. United States, Brandeis, Warren, Silverman v. United States, informer doctrine

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Anti-Terrorist Finance in the United Kingdom and United States

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 27, pp. 303-435, 2006, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-031, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-010
Number of pages: 134 Posted: 13 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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National Security, Terrorist Financing, Counterterrorist Laws, Terrorism, Civil Liberties

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High Technology, Consumer Privacy, and U.S. National Security

Business Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, consumer privacy, economic security, high technology, national security

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The Dawn of Social Intelligence (SOCINT)

Drake Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 1061, 2015
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Nov 2015
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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digital data, social relationships, privacy, big data

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Surveillance, State Secrets, and the Future of Constitutional Rights

The Supreme Court Review, Vol. 2022, Pp. 351., Georgetown University Law Center Research Paper No. 2023/03
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2023
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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State Secrets, Fazaga, Section 702, FISA, Wikimedia, NSA, Surveillance, National Security Agency, FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Foreign Intelligence, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, Sunset, Reynolds, Totten, FOIA

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Biodefense and Constitutional Constraints

National Security and Armed Conflict Law Review, Vol. 4, pp. 82-206, 2014, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-96
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 10 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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Biological Weapons, Constitution, Pandemic, National Security, Federalism, Individual Rights, Comparative Law, Public Health, Administrative Law, Disease, Quarantine, Isolation, United States, United Kingdom

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A Tale of Two Sovereigns: Federal and State Use and Regulation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

in Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Kimon P. Valavanis & George J. Vachtsevanos ed., 2d ed. forthcoming)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2018
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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Drones, Unmanned aerial vehicles, Unmanned aerial systems, UAV, UAS, Preemption, State, Federal, Local, Law, Weaponization, Regulation

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FISA Reform

I/S: J.L. & Pol'y for Info. Soc'y, Vol. 10, pp. 1-32, 2014
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Feb 2015
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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FISA, bulk metadata collection, Section 215, Section 702, foreign intelligence gathering, intelligence, foreign intelligence surveillance court, National Security Agency, NSA

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Anglo-American Privacy and Surveillance

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 96, p. 1059, 2006, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-030
Number of pages: 151 Posted: 13 Mar 2012
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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National Security, Privacy, Surveillance, Terrorism

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Pandemic Disease, Biological Weapons, and War

in LAW AND WAR, Stanford University Press, 2014
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 07 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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pandemic disease, biological weapons, biowarfare, national security, military, defense

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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, consumer privacy, economic security, high technology

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Correlation and Constitutional Rights

Forthcoming in Without Trimmings: The Legal, Moral, and Political Philosophy of Matthew Kramer (Mark McBride & Visa A.J. Kurki eds., Oxford University Press). 2020. Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2303.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2021
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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Constitutional analysis, constitutional law, duty, Matthew Kramer, Hohfeld, Hohfeldian analysis, immunity, rights, liberty, power, Public Law

20.

Functional Secrecy

Forthcoming in Judging National Security: The Evolving Judicial Role in National Security Cases (Robert M. Chesney & Steven I. Vladeck eds., Oxford University Press), 2021. 2019, Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2195.
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2021
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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national security, information security, state secrets, adjudicatory secrecy, secret law

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Federal Courts: Art. III(1), Art. I(8), Art. IV(3)(2), Art. II(2)/I(8)(3), and Art. II(1) Adjudication

2021. Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2373., Catholic University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
Laura K. Donohue, Jeremy McCabe and Jeremy McCabe
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law CenterUniversity of Washington - School of Law
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Federal courts, Article III courts, Article I courts, territorial courts, military courts, treaty-based courts, courts of occupation, inherent powers

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The Evolution and Jurisprudence of The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review

Harvard National Security Journal, Vol. 12, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 18 May 2021
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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Fourth Amendment, First Amendment, Technology, Section 215, Section 702, USA PATRIOT Act, FAA, FISA, FISA Amendments Act, FISC, FISCR, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review, Horowitz, Crossfire Hurricane, significant purpose, national security, st

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Terrorism Trials in Article III Courts

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 38, pp. 105-143, 2015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Feb 2015
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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Article III courts, terrorism, criminal trial, self-representation, national security, criminal law, criminal procedure

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Terrorism and Trial by Jury: The Vices and Virtues of British and American Criminal Law

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 59, pp. 1321-1364, 2007, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-029
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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National Security, Terrorist Trials, Jury Trials, Criminal Trials, Military Tribunals, Terrorist Prosecution, Criminal Law, Comparative Law

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The Perilous Dialogue

California Law Review, Vol. 97, pp. 357-392, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-028
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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National Security, Constitutional Law, Terrorism, Executive Power, Counterterrorist Law, Civil Liberties, Comparative Law

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Terrorist Speech and the Future of Free Expression

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 27, pp. 233-341, 2005
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 01 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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freedom of speech, terrorist speech, persuasive speech

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National Security Pedagogy: The Role of Simulations

Journal of National Security Law and Policy, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 489-547, 2012, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-004
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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national security pedagogy, national security lawyers, clinical education, total immersion simulations, national security, legal education, legal pedagogy

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Customs, Immigration, and Rights: Constitutional Limits on Electronic Border Searches

Yale Law Journal Forum (2019), Vol. 128, Pp. 961-1015. 2019. Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2155.
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2021
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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National Security, Oversight, Constitutional Law, Fourth Amendment, Surveillance, Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Digital Devices

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The Common Law and First Amendment Qualified Right of Public Access to Foreign Intelligence Law

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 112, Issue 2, 2023, Pp. 271-347., Georgetown University Law Center Research Paper No. Forthcoming, (2023). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2492.
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 23 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2024
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review, First Amendment Right of Public Access, Foreign Intelligence Law, National Security Law, Supreme Court

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Functional Equivalence and Residual Rights Post-Carpenter: Framing a Test Consistent with Precedent and Original Meaning

Supreme Court Review, Vol. 2018, Pp. 347-410.
DOI No.: 10.1086/704133.
2019. Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2376.
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 13 Sep 2021
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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Fourth Amendment, Carpenter, cell site location information (CLSI), privacy, originalism

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Brief of Professor Laura K. Donohue as Amicus Curiae in Support of Neither Party, FBI v. Fazaga, No. 20-828

(2021). U.S. Supreme Court Briefs. 83. Georgetown Law's Scholarly Commons.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Sep 2021
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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national security law, FISA, state secrets, caselaw

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Who Owns the Skies? Ad Coelum, Property Rights, and State Sovereignty

Forthcoming in Eyes to the Sky: Privacy and Commerce in the Age of the Drone (Matthew Feeney ed., Cato Institute, August 2021).
2021. Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2369.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2021
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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national security law, property rights, air and space law, ad coelum, english common law, legal history, state sovereignty

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New Media, Free Expression, and the Offences Against the State Acts

Published in The Offences Against the State Act 1939 at 80: A Model Counter-Terrorism Act? (Mark Coen ed., Oxford: Hart Publishing 2021), Pp. 163. 2020. Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2248.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Apr 2021
Laura K. Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
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Offences Against the State Acts, Free Expression, Censorship, Social Media