Jamil Jaffer is the founder of the National Security Institute at George Mason University. He previously served as Associate White House Counsel to President George W. Bush, Senior Counsel to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Chief Counsel and Senior Advisor to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Paul Rosenzweig is a Senior Fellow at the R Street Institute, a Lawfare Contributor, a Senior Advisor at the Chertoff Group and a Professorial Lecturer at the George Washington University Law School. He served as Deputy Assistant Secreatary for Policy at the Department of Homeland Security.
This episode references:
- National Emergencies Act of 1976
- Clinton v. City of New York 524 US 417 (1998)
- INS v. Chadha 462 US 919 (1983)
- Communications Act of 1934 as amended. Section 706 is found on page 323
- List of 58 declared national emergencies
- 50 USC 35 International Emergency Economic Powers Act
- Can President Trump Fund the Wall by Declaring a National Emergency? By Prof. Bobby Chesney on Lawfare
- Declaring an Emergency to Build a Border Wall: The Statutory Arguments by Margaret Taylor on Lawfare
- CRS Report for Congress on National Emergency Powers
- What Can a President Do During a State of Emergency? In the Atlantic
- NSLT episodes on sanctions and IEEPA: Weaponizing the Dollar with Adam Smith and The Summer of Sanctions with Brian Egan