For Debate: Can the President Use Emergency Powers to Build the Wall?
This year, President Trump issued a presidential proclamation declaring a national emergency to fund the construction of a wall along the southern border. Join national legal commentator Jonathan Turley and National Review editor Rich Lowry for a timely debate examining the constitutional legal arguments for and against Trump’s recent emergency declaration. Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, moderates. This program is sponsored by a generous grant from the Charles Koch Foundation.
1787 Society Members are invited to a reception with Jonathan Turley and Rich Lowry prior to the program at 5:30 p.m. To RSVP, contact Emily Polhamus at [email protected]. Click here to join the 1787 Society today!
Watch this America's Town Hall program live at constitutioncenter.org/live.
Continuing Legal Education Credit
This program is available for 1.0 substantive CLE credit. The National Constitution Center regularly applies for and receives CLE credit in PA, CA, NY, IL, TX, and DE for live events. Credit is also available in AK, AZ, CO, CT, NH, and NJ. All other U.S. jurisdictions allow attorneys to self-apply for credit for live events held outside their state. For more information and to view all of the Center's in-person and on-demand CLE offerings, visit constitutioncenter.org/CLE.
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