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  • Separation of Powers and Congressional Oversight Part 2
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    Separation of Powers and Congressional Oversight, Part 2

    Law professors and former House and Senate staffers discussed congressional oversight powers of the executive branch. Panelists talked about overcoming the tension between the two branches of the government, particularly when…

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  • Discussion Focuses on Separation of Powers and Congressional Oversight
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    Separation of Powers and Congressional Oversight, Part 1

    Ahead of the 2016 presidential elections, law professors, former Senator Carl Levin (D-MI), and former House and Senate staffers talked about congressional oversight powers of the executive branch. The panelists provided historical…

    653 views
  • Federal Officials Discuss Government Surveillance
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    Government Surveillance

    Panelists talked about improving government surveillance. The discussion focused on how to protect the civil liberties of private U.S. citizens without sacrificing national security.

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  • Constitutional Champion Awards Ceremony for Senators Patrick Leahy DVT and Rand Paul RKY
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    Annual Constitutional Awards

    Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Rand Paul (R-KY) were presented Constitutional Champion Awards by the Constitution Project during the group’s 2015 Constitutional Champions Gala in…

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  • Forum on FISAs Practices
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    Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

    Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) talked about legislation he introduced to reform Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) Court while still protecting national security and individuals'…

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  • Is Privacy a Thing of the Past
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    Reforms to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act

    Privacy specialists considered the growth of communications tools like e-mail and the use of global positioning systems (GPS), as well as the government’s ability to monitor personal information.…

    312 views
  • emThe Challengeem
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    The Challenge

    Jonathan Mahler talked about Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, the Supreme Court case where the attorneys for Guantanamo detainee Salim Hamdan, former driver for Osama bin Laden, challenged the legality of the…

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  • Germ Warfare and Contagious Diseases
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    Germ Warfare and Contagious Diseases

    A panel discussion was held by legal, scientific, and counterterrorism experts on whether certain responses to a major epidemic or biowarfare incident such as forced inoculation, isolation,…

    387 views