David Rivkin, "Executive Power Under Siege"
Thu, November 8, 2007 • 5:00 PM • LBJ Library and Museum, 10th Floor Brown Room
Speaker: David Rivkin, partner with the law firm Baker Hostetler LLP in Washington, DC. Rivkin served in a variety of positions in the Reagan and the George H.W. Bush Administrations.David Rivkin will discuss the key legal and policy issues relating to the Bush Administration’s use of executive power in the Global War on Terror. He will argue that the Constitution’s framers intended to create a strong executive power in American government that is essential for successful American foreign policy today.