Film, Video National Security and the Rule of Law
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- National Security and the Rule of Law
- Law Librarian Rubens Medina and his staff hosted a panel discussion on "National Security and the Rule of Law." A part of the Law Library's Speaker Series, the program commemorated Constitution Day and was co-sponsored by the Constitution Project. Charlie Savage, Pulitzer-prize winning author and Boston Globe journalist, was presented with the Constitution Project's Award for Constitutional Commentary. Savage then presented a lecture covering many topics from his recent book "Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy." Following the lecture, Savage was joined by Mickey Edwards, former Congressman from Oklahoma and director of the Aspen Institute's Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership and James Thurber, distinguished professor of government and director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University. Virginia Sloan, president of the Constitution Project, moderated the discussion, which focused on the NSA surveillance program, the politicization of the Justice Department, the debate over torture and the detention of "enemy combatants," presidential signing statements and administration secrecy policies.
- Library of Congress
- Law Library of Congress (U.S.), sponsoring body
Created / Published
- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2007-09-17.
- - Government, Law
- - Presidents
- - Government, World Affairs
- - national security, Constitution Day, rule of law, Charlie Savage, Mickey Edwards, James Thurber, signing statements
- - Classification: General Works.
- - Classification: History: America.
- - Classification: Law.
- - Classification: Political Science.
- - Mickey Edwards, James Thurber, Virginia Sloan, Charlie Savage, Rubens Medina.
- - Recorded on 2007-09-17.
- - Researchers.
- 1 online resource
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- online text
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Library Of Congress, and U.S Law Library Of Congress. National Security and the Rule of Law. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-17, 2007. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687878/.
APA citation style:
Library Of Congress & Law Library Of Congress, U. S. (2007) National Security and the Rule of Law. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-17. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687878/.
MLA citation style:
Library Of Congress, and U.S Law Library Of Congress. National Security and the Rule of Law. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-17, 2007. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021687878/>.