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Published on Nov 9, 2009
Who Decides About War? National Conference on War Powers, Law, and Democracy War Powers in Practice. Panelists: Jean Athey (moderator), John Bonifaz, Caleb Rossiter, Don Wallace
# How have Presidents, Congress, and the Courts interpreted and applied the Constitutions war powers clauses? # How has the principle of checks and balances enumerated in the Constitutions war powers clauses been applied or been defeated? # What are the ways in which Congress has sought to exercise its war powers to control, limit, or promote the use of military force? How have laws like the War Powers Act been applied (or not), and with what results?