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11 Jul 2011, 7:11 am by Kali Borkoski
Our contributors include: Roderick Hills, New York University Carissa Hessick, Arizona State University Kevin Johnson, University California, Davis Larry Joseph, Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund Hope Lewis, Northeastern University Richard Samp, Washington Legal Foundation Ilya Shapiro, Cato Institute Rogers Smith, University of Pennsylvania Peter Spiro, Temple University Margret Stock, University of Alaska, Anchorage & Lane Powell PC Carol Swain, Vanderbilt… [read post]
29 Jun 2011, 6:57 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro So now we have the Administration's full-dress treatment of its take on "hostilities" under the War Powers Resolution, with Harold Koh's testimony yesterday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. [read post]
28 Jun 2011, 5:24 am by Duncan Hollis
by Duncan Hollis Just a quick note for folks following the Congressional wrangling over U.S. military activity in Libya and the War Powers Resolution: later this morning, Opinio Juris' own Peter Spiro will be testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. [read post]
27 Jun 2011, 2:12 pm by Robert Chesney
  Note too that after Harold testifies, Lou Fisher and Peter Spiro will testify as well – both are sure to have very interesting perspectives. [read post]
21 Jun 2011, 8:50 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The controversy over the Administration's interpretation of the War Powers Resolution has some people conflating that issue with the broader one of when the President can use force without congressional authorization. [read post]
17 Jun 2011, 12:43 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The Supreme yesterday gave the green light to an individual asserting a Tenth Amendment defense in a criminal prosecution under a federal statute enacted pursuant to the Chemical Weapons Convention (Bond v. [read post]
16 Jun 2011, 5:38 am by Jack Goldsmith
In this long post I analyze the Obama administration’s legal arguments for compliance with the War Powers Resolution. [read post]
16 Jun 2011, 5:02 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Here is the Administration's legal analysis (in full) of why the 60/90-day clock of the War Powers Resolution doesn't apply to the continuing Libya operation: The President is of the view that the current U.S. military operations in Libya are consistent with the War Powers Resolution and do not under that law require further congressional authorization, because U.S. military operations are distinct from the kind of "hostilities" contemplated by… [read post]
3 Jun 2011, 12:03 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Here’s the text of the resolution passed in the House this afternoon on Libya, as introduced by Speaker Boehner. [read post]
20 May 2011, 11:59 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Silence from the White House today on how to rationalize continuing participation in Libya operations notwithstanding the expiration of the WPR's 60-day-clock. [read post]
9 May 2011, 8:03 am by Dan Ernst
Details here.If you can't make it to Italy, check out the on-line symposium held recently at Opinio Juris:Intro (Spiro)Opening (Lindseth) [read post]
27 Apr 2011, 11:57 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Release of Obama's long-form birth certificate won't satisfy the real conspiracists: they are already all over putative discrepancies in the document. [read post]
25 Apr 2011, 6:55 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro We're pleased this week to host a discussion of Peter Lindseth's new book, Power and Legitimacy: Reconciling Europe and the Nation-State (OUP 2010). [read post]
20 Mar 2011, 9:59 pm by Lyonette Louis-Jacques
(Peter Spiro, Opinio Juris, March 17, 2011) Could R2P Justify a No-Fly Zone in the Absence of Security Council Approval? [read post]
14 Mar 2011, 7:48 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro This from Gianluca Parolin in EUI's excellent EU Democracy Observatory on Citizenship on proposed changes to Egypt's constitution regarding presidential eligibility: The current text (albeit suspended) requires the candidate to be an Egyptian citizen born of Egyptian parents. [read post]
26 Feb 2011, 11:47 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro It now seems to be the conventional wisdom (hard to shake once in place) that the U.S. has been slow off the mark on Libya. [read post]