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  • Border Security National Emergency Declaration
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    Border Security National Emergency Declaration

    The Cato Institute hosted a discussion about President Trump’s border security national emergency declaration. They talked about the constitutional and statutory implications and made…

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  • Three Branches and Separation of Powers
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    Three Branches and Separation of Powers

    A panel of historians discussed how the Founders envisioned the three branches of government and why the idea of a separation of powers has been important for the survival and success of the…

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  • Scholars Discuss WarMaking Powers of Congress
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    Constitutional War Powers

    Foreign policy and government affairs scholars took part in a discussion on congressional war powers and how the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) was still being used to…

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    Power Wars

    Charlie Savage talked about his book Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency, in which he argues that President Obama, who came into office saying that he would turn back the…

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  • Discussion on Legality of Airstrikes
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    Presidential Authority to Use Military Force

    Foreign policy analysts talked about the legality of U.S. airstrikes against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria without a declaration of war by Congress. Topics included executive power and whether the…

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  • Attributes of Successful Presidents Part 4
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    Attributes of Successful Presidents, Part 4

    The Massachusetts College of Law hosted historians and political scientists to explore successful and unsuccessful presidents. This session dealt with Ulysses S. Grant and Warren G. Harding. Phillip Payne argued that…

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  • The Future of the American Presidency
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    The Future of the American Presidency

    A discussion was held on the future of the presidency. Panel members were asked to consider five questions: has to presidency become too powerful, would the founders approve of today’s presidency, does the…

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  • Future of the American Presidency
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    Future of the American Presidency

    The panel talked about the governing methods of previous presidential administrations and postulated on the potential methods of President Obama. William Howell talked about the balance of power,…

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  • emThe Cult of the Presidencyem
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    The Cult of the Presidency

    Gene Healy talked about his book, The Cult of the Presidency: America’s Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power (Cato Institute; April 25, 2008). In the book, he wrote about similar excesses…

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  • Examining the Presidency Constitutional Issues
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    Examining the Presidency: Constitutional Issues

    A panel discussion was held on the historical foundations the American presidency and restoring a constitutional presidency. After the presentations the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Nancy Kassop…

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  • Is American Liberty Imperiled
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    Is American Liberty Imperiled?

    Panelists talked about the dangers of the government breaking its own laws and the ignorance of citizens about their constitutional rights as well as how the government has been criminalizing…

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  • Role of the Military in Homeland Security
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    Role of the Military in Homeland Security

    Panelists talked about the role of the military in ensuring homeland security. Among the issues they addressed were the traditional aversion to the use of military force on domestic soil,…

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