The President's Authority in Libya - Podcast

International & National Security Law Practice Group Podcast

April 7, 2011

Saikrishna B. Prakash, David B. Rivkin, Jr., Peter J. Spiro, Edwin D. Williamson, Ronald A. Cass

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Practice Groups PodcastsAs the country, and Congress, continues to debate the President's authority for action in Libya, the Federalist Society presents a podcast of four Constitutional law experts with contrasting views to debate the issues.


  • Prof. Saikrishna Prakash, David Lurton Massee, Jr., Professor of Law, Sullivan & Cromwell Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Mr. David B. Rivkin, Jr., Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Prof. Peter J. Spiro, Charles Weiner Professor of Law, Temple University - Beasley School of Law
  • Hon. Edwin D. Williamson, Senior Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and former Legal Advisor to the U.S. Department of State
  • Moderator: Hon. Ronald A. Cass, President, Cass & Associates, PC

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"Attack Renews Debate Over Congressional Consent" by Charlie Savage, The New York Times, March 21, 2011
"Re: Paul Rankles Reid on Libya" by Robert Costa, The Corner, National Review Online, April 1, 2011
"Antiwar Senator, War-Powers President" by John Yoo, The Wall Street Journal, March 25, 2011
"Why Our Libya Strikes Don't Require Congressional Approval" by David B. Rivkin Jr. and Lee A. Casey, The Washington Post, March 24, 2011
"Bipartisan Congress rebuffs Obama on Libya mission" by Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times, June 3, 2011
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