nationalsecuritylaw more upcoming events: Chicago Federalist Society, “9/11 Tenth Anniversary Program” (9/15)

9/11 Tenth Anniversary Program:

Discussion, Debate, Reception,

and Book Signing

Sponsored by the Chicago Lawyers Chapter
See other Federalist Society events Here.
The Federalist Society
1015 18th Street, NW
Suite 425
Washington, DC 20036
In memory of the 10th Anniversary of Sept. 11, the Chicago Lawyers Chapter presents:

4:30pm Panel Discussion: Confronting Terror: 9/11 and the Future of American National Security

Join our distinguished panel to discuss this topic from a variety of viewpoints presented in the book, Confronting Terror, edited by John Yoo, Professor of Law at University of California, Berkeley and a leading initial architect of post-9/11 national security policy, and Dean Reuter, Vice President & Director of Practice Groups for the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy.


Hon. Bob Barr, Former Congressman, 7th Dist. GA, 2008 Libertarian Candidate for President of the United States, and member of The Constitution Project’s Liberty and Security Committee

Arthur Herman, Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

Charles R. Kesler, Senior Fellow, Claremont Institute

Hon. Richard A. Posner, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit


Hon. Frank Easterbrook, Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

5:30 – 6:30pm: Reception and Book Signing

6:30pm Debate: "Resolved: That the President’s War Powers are (Nearly) Absolute

Co-sponsored by The Jack Miller Center for Teaching American Founding Principles and History, the American Constitutional Society, The Constitution Project, DePaul University College of Law, and Ricochet.

To Propose: John Yoo — Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice

To Oppose: Alberto Coll — Professor of Law, DePaul University College of Law, former Principal Deputy Secretary of Defense for Low Intensity Conflict and former Dean of Strategy, U.S. Naval War College
Moderator: James Warren

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