Terror Trials and Executive Power - Podcast
International & National Security Law Practice Group Podcast
January 28, 2011Andrew C. McCarthy, David B. Rivkin, Jr., Dean A. Reuter
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Terror Trials and Executive Power - MP3
Running Time: 00:51:57
To what extent may the U.S. Congress, using its power of the purse, determine in which courts war terror detainees must be tried? Is the decision solely that of the President as a core executive power? Or does Congress have a measure of control, using its appropriations authority, to prohibit expenditure of funds for certain trials?
- Mr. Andrew C. McCarthy, Senior Fellow, National Review Institute
- Mr. David B. Rivkin Jr., Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP
- Moderator: Mr. Dean A. Reuter, Vice President & Director of Practice Groups, The Federalist Society