"Courts at War: Federal Judges, National Security and the Rule of Law"

March 21, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm (already occurred)
Science Center, Kirkpatrick Lecture Hall - Room A011)

Exploring both contemporary debates and the 1944 Korematsu ruling endorsing the Japanese-American internment camps, Steve Vladeck '01 will discuss the role of the federal courts in balancing collective security and civil rights, and the dangers of excessive deference to the Executive Branch on issues of national security.

Contact Info

Libby Maxey
(413) 542-2229
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