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Terror Trials and Executive Power - Podcast

International & National Security Law Practice Group Podcast

January 28, 2011

Andrew C. McCarthy, David B. Rivkin, Jr., Dean A. Reuter

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  Terror Trials and Executive Power - MP3
Running Time: 00:51:57

Practice Groups PodcastsTo 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?

Featuring:

  • 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

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Related Links

“The Wrong Way to Stop Civilian Terror Trials,” by David B. Rivkin, Jr. and Lee A. Casey, Partners at Baker & Hostetler LLP, The Wall Street Journal, December 21, 2010
“The President is No Prosecutor,” by Andrew C. McCarthy, Senior Fellow, National Review Institute, National Review Online, December 28, 2010
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