Chris Edelson from American University’s School of Public Affairs looks at the history of emergency presidential power from the drafting of the Constitution until today’s war on terror.
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The following remarks were given by Mark L. Wolf, Senior United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts, in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 30, 2013, at an international symposium on “The Balance Between Freedom in Security in Fighting Terrorism,” organized by the Justice Academy of Turkey.
In a five-part series, Lyle Denniston looks ahead to likely developments in 2014 on major constitutional issues. Later articles will deal with abortion, health care, same-sex marriage, and elections.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal sparked a wide-ranging debate over energy policy on Tuesday at the National Constitution Center that included frank talk about the Obama administration.
Louis Fisher, scholar in residence at the Constitution Project, discusses an important letter detailing the potential costs of a Syrian intervention by President Obama, as well as roadblocks placed by the President in his own path.