Book Discussion on Military Tribunals And Presidential Power

Moderated by Ms. Strum, Mr. Fisher and other panelists considered the ideas in his book, Military Tribunals and Presidential… read more

Moderated by Ms. Strum, Mr. Fisher and other panelists considered the ideas in his book, Military Tribunals and Presidential Power: American Revolution to the War on Terrorism, published by University Press of Kansas. Mr. Fisher talked about his book at length. Then the other panelists talked about the history and current status of military tribunals and responded to questions from the moderator. Topics included the effectiveness of military tribunals in time of war and their use by presidents to expand their authority and threaten the balance of the separation of powers. The panelists also answered audience members' questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Fisher, Louis Senior Specialist Congressional Research Service->Separation of Powers
  • Strum, Philippa Director Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->Division of United States Studies
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Book Discussion on Military Tribunals And Presidential Power

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Apr 10, 2005
Last Aired:
Jul 18, 2006

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  • Apr 10, 2005 | 1:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 11, 2005 | 2:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jul 18, 2006 | 3:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 18, 2006 | 8:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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