For Constitution Day: Debate on executive power and national security matters

In honor of Constitution Day, the Yale Law School chapters of the American Constitution Society and Federalist Society will host the first annual Guido and Steven G. Calabresi Debate on Constitutional Law on Friday, Sept. 16.

The debate will explore the topic “What Is the Proper Scope of Executive Power in the National Security Realm?” It will take place at 12:10 p.m. in Rm. 120 of the Law School. A reception will follow in the Alumni Reading Room. Yale Law School Professor Oona Hathaway will moderate the debate among panelists Faiza Patel, co-director of the Liberty & National Security Program at the Brennan Center; Christopher Schroeder, professor of law and pubic policy at Duke University; Nathan Sales, professor of law at Syracuse University; and Ilya Somin, professor of law at George Mason University.

The event is supported by the Guido & Steven G. Calabresi Constitutional Law Fund.