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Congressional action on cybersecurity would send strong message to China, By H. West Richards, Oct 5, 2015
Congress Wants Companies Facing Cyberattacks to Share Data, and It’s Not a Moment Too Soon, By Paul Kurtz, May 19, 2015
What should be the government and private roles in setting policies for cybersecurity?
What is the current status of U.S. policy for cyber and what is currently being considered by the President and Congress?
story by virtue of their participation in society, maintenance of established norms, and pursuing their daily lives, so the effect of a narrative often takes place below the surface. In many ways, the very fact that Americans hold equality and liberty before them as an ideal says much about the aspirations of the governing narrative and the polity as a whole. As one commentator remarks, “the legend itself seeks validation in the form of realization on the ground and the drive for actualization has helped shape the laws of the country over two and a half centuries.” Narrative and Legal Precedent: In the context of constitutional precedent and legal interpretation, stock stories also play an influential role. The United States, using the common law tradition derived from Great Britain, determines current legal conclusions based on appeals to precedent in analogous court decisions from the past. In constitutional adjudication, the precedents and analogous court cases inevitably refer back to the Constitution as the supreme law of the land. In doing so, judicial opinions wrestle with conflicting legal arguments about the meaning of America’s constitution, and justices put forth competing narratives “through and against which Americans debate the meaning of their past and shape their future.” Legal scholars use narrative in two forms then: adding to the stock of usable case law for the future and doing so in such a way that conforms with the public understanding of constitutional ideals. In other words, they must weave compelling, persuasive narratives that make use of past precedent, revered societal values, and social understandings to achieve their desired conclusions. New legal arguments, in order to be effective, must make their case as an addition to both binding precedent and the national narrative, rather than a novel argument or unique take. As Justice Souter, Kennedy, and O’Conner write in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, “no judicial syste>GET ANSWER