Tag Archive: Unitary Executive

Obama and the Future of the Imperial Presidency: Abuses of Power and Redressing the Wrongs of the Bush Administration – New York Society for Ethical Culture Advocacy Forum – Speech Notes – PDF

2009 Obama and the Imperial Presidency Speech Notes Ethical March 25 2009 Changes—half way measures; half full or empty Crawling out of a dark pit— Rolling back the practices—where are we– Gitmo 2 baskets 3 baskets; ec definition; bagram habeas;…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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From Guantanamo to Berlin: Protecting Human Rights After 9/11, in The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration and Abuse – Draft Book Chapter – PDF

  2009 From Guantanamo to Berlin Draft Book Chapter “From Guantanamo to Berlin: Protecting Human Rights after 9/11” Michael Rather This talk is tilted “From Guantanamo to Berlin: Protecting Human Rights after 9/11” because of what Guantanamo represents in the…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Harper’s Magazine Forum: “Is There a Case for Impeachment?” – Video

Presidential Impeachment Proposals Harper’s Magazine hosted a forum titled “Is There a Case for Impeachment?” Panelists talked about the historical provision for and definition of impeachment in the U.S. Constitution, abuses of executive power and meaning of high crimes and…
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Civil Liberties

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Five Towns Forum – Speech Notes – PDF

Robert Boehm 2006 Five Towns Forum Thank you-5 towns al dorfman Get pessimistic—all of what we understand Bob boehm letter— Who I am—ccr does—-gitmo; rendition; torture nsa— Talk—- Crossing the Rubicon: Detention Torture and Disappearances in America And Spying—— Who—I…
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Civil Liberties

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