Guiora speaks at Wofford College on executive power and terrorism

Monday, March 28, 2016 – Professor Amos Guiora spoke at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina in an event titled “Executive Power and Terrorism: The Future of Law and the Constitution in the 21st Century.” The event was co-sponsored by the Spartanburg Bar Association, and included arguments for and against the expansions of executive power that have happened since Sept. 11, 2001.

Drone strikes should be regulated by a court before being carried out, with specific intelligence information presented as to why a target needs to be killed to protect national security, he said.

“There would be a real hearing in front of the court before an attack,” he said. “It would force the executive (branch) to really examine if it wants to go forward with the decision.”

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