Balancing War Powers in a Never-Ending “War”
JMC fellow Seth Weinberger will deliver the Constitution Day lecture at Carroll College this year. He will offer a compelling theory of Presidential war powers designed to meet 21st century challenges.
September 17, 2018 • 7:00PM
Trinity Lounge, Carroll College
This event is free and open to the public.
Seth Weinberger is Professor of Politics and Government at the University of Puget Sound. He received his B.A. (1993) in political philosophy from the University of Chicago, an M.A. (1995) in Security Studies from Georgetown University, and an M.A. (2000) and Ph.D. (2005) in political science from Duke University. He teaches courses on international relations, U.S. foreign policy, international security, terrorism, constitutional law, and political philosophy. His book, Restoring the Balance: War Powers in an Age of Terror was published by Praeger Press in 2009. His recently published articles include “Enemies Among Us: The Targeted Killing of American Members of al Qaeda and the Need for Congressional Leadership” in the Georgetown Global Security Studies Review (Spring 2013) and “Institutional Signals: The Political Dimension of International Competition Law Harmonization” (with Geoffrey A. Manne) in The Anti-Trust Bulletin (57, no. 3). His current research focuses on congressional-executive war powers in the on-going armed conflict against al Qaeda. In 2011 and 2016, Professor Weinberger received the Thomas A. Davis Teaching Excellence Award.
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