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2016 Constitutional Law Symposium is April 9

The Drake Constitutional Law Center is once again hosting its annual Constitutional Law Symposium on Saturday, April 9, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Cartwright Hall, Room 213.

The Constitutional Law Symposium invites scholars, judges, and lawyers from across the country to discuss a constitutional theme. This year’s topic is “War Powers and the Constitution: 15 Years After 9/11.”

The event will feature the following presentations:

  • “Security vs. Liberty or Democracy and Security? The Constitutional Politics of the 9/11 War” – Stephen Griffin, the W.R. Irby Chair and Rutledge C. Clement, Jr. Professor in Constitutional Law, Tulane Law School
  • “Obama’s Wars: The Case of Libya and Syria” – Saikrishna Prakash, the James Monroe Distinguished Professor of Law and Horace W. Goldsmith Research Professor, University of Virginia School of Law
  • “War Powers in a Global Order” – Mariah Zeisberg, associate professor of political science, University of Michigan
  • “Courts at War: The Inconsistent (and Incoherent) Judicial Role After September 11” – Stephen Vladeck, professor of law, American University Washington College of Law

Learn more on the Drake Law School website.