In this commentary, Chris Edelson of the American University School of Public Affairs says President Obama must seek congressional approval for strikes against the Islamic State.
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How long can President Obama take military action against ISIS forces without extended approval from Congress? We may know that answer to that question soon.
This week, a federal appeals court in New York heard oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the legality of the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone records. A ruling against the government could accelerate the program’s review by the Supreme Court.
Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, engaged the nation’s leading legal and policy experts in exciting conversations about the U.S. Constitution and your civil liberties at the Aspen Institute in Colorado.
This week, the Justice Department released a partially redacted version of a 2010 memo explaining the Obama administration’s legal justification for the drone killing of an American citizen in Yemen.