As part of our Constitution Café series, author Chris Phillips is asking for your thoughts about giving congressional representation to people who pay federal taxes in in the U.S. territories and possessions, and in Washington D.C.
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In this commentary, Elizabeth Wydra from the Constitutional Accountability Center looks to the Framers of the Constitution for guidance in assessing the constitutionality of NSA surveillance.
In this commentary, Michael Gerhardt from the University of North Carolina says Barack Obama risks joining the ranks of presidents with diminished legacies unless he starts taking an active role in defining his achievements.
In the second part of his extensive commentary, Robert F. Turner from the University of Virginia looks at issues of policy and international law in his analysis of executive power, the Constitution and intervention against the “Islamic State.”
In this two-part commentary, Robert F. Turner from the University of Virginia looks at some points of fact and law in the debate over executive power and American involvement in fighting terrorists in Iraq and Syria.