Law, American Values and the National Interest

At a session of the American Civil Liberties Union membership conference a panel moderated by Jackie Northam spoke on “Abuse of… read more

At a session of the American Civil Liberties Union membership conference a panel moderated by Jackie Northam spoke on “Abuse of Power: Law, American Values and the National Interest.” Among the topics they addressed were the use of executive power in issues affecting national security, detainee treatment and allegations of torture, and civil rights. They also talked about the separation of powers doctrine, role of the courts in promoting human rights, and the influence of special interests on policy making. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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Law, American Values and the National Interest

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Program ID:
194886-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 17, 2006
Last Aired:
Oct 19, 2006

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  • Oct 17, 2006 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 17, 2006 | 9:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 2006 | 1:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 2006 | 10:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 19, 2006 | 4:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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