Lawfare editor to discuss the close of the Mueller investigation and its followup
Benjamin Wittes, editor in chief of Lawfare and senior fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Insitution, will speak on the topic “What Comes Next? The Close of the Mueller Investigation and the President” as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism. His talk on Tuesday, April 16 will take place at 4 p.m. in Rm. 129 of the Yale Law School, 127 Wall St. It is free and open to the public.
As a journalist, Wittes’ work has primarily focused on national security and American law. Lawfare, which he co-founded, is a website focused on U.S. national security policy choices and their efficacy. A graduate of Oberlin College, Wittes has also written for the Washington Post, Legal Times, the Atlantic, Slate, and the New Republic. He is the author of several books that focus on law and foreign policy.
The Poynter Fellowship in Journalism was established by Nelson Poynter, who received his master’s degree in 1927 from Yale. The fellowship brings to campus distinguished reporters, editors and others who have made important contributions to the media. Among recent Poynter fellows are Jose Antonio Vargas, Patti Solis Doyle, and Vinson Cunningham.