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Video: War Powers and The Constitution

September 14, 2017 by NCC Staff


Deborah Pearlstein, law professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Ben Wittes, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and John Yoo, professor of law at the University of California at Berkeley, discuss the Framers’ original vision of war powers, how presidents have viewed war powers over time, and whether this change is consistent with the Constitution.


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