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Executive Authoritarianism: A Celebration of Professor David Driesen’s “The Specter of Dictatorship”

November 12, 2021 at 8:00am2:30pm EST

Dineen Hall, Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom

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The Specter of Dictatorship reveals how the U.S. Supreme Court’s presidentialism threatens our democracy and what to do about it.

This day-long symposium will address the major themes of Driesen’s book in panels that bring together top scholars of constitutional law, executive power, the Supreme Court, and the rule of law.

  • Panel One: The Unitary Executive, Autocracy, and American History
  • Panel Two: The Supreme Court’s Embrace of Executive Power
  • Panel Three: Reforming Presidentialism—Comparative and Domestic Perspectives

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This event was published on October 19, 2021.

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