Use of Executive Power

Legal analysts compared the use of executive power by the George W. Bush and Obama administrations, particularly in the areas of war powers and… read more

Legal analysts compared the use of executive power by the George W. Bush and Obama administrations, particularly in the areas of war powers and national security. They discussed the use of drones, enhanced interrogation techniques, the targeting of U.S. citizens, and the detention of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. They also spoke about President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. Speakers included former officials from the Justice Departments of the Obama, Clinton, and George W. Bush administrations. close

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  • Saikrishna B. Prakash Distinguished Professor University of Virginia->School of Law
  • Neomi Rao Associate Counsel (Former) White House
  • Charlie Savage Correspondent New York Times->Washington, D.C.
  • Hina Shamsi Director American Civil Liberties Union->National Security Project
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Use of Executive Power

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Program ID:
410963-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 14, 2016 | 11:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 21, 2016 | 8:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jun 14, 2016 | 11:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 15, 2016 | 4:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 21, 2016 | 8:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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