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Constitution Day lecture: "The Constitution and Foreign Affairs"

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 - 7 p.m.

Event Type: Pell Center, Public Event

Audience: Public

Contact: Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy
Phone: (401) 341-2927

The constitution says very little about the exercise of the foreign affairs powers. Yet some of the most contentious disputes between the branches have related to foreign affairs. How are we to understanding these foreign affairs powers? Can these conflicts be resolved?

Dr. Anthony Clark Arend is professor of government and foreign service and chair of the Department of Government at Georgetown University. His research and teaching is in the fields of international law, national security law, international legal theory and human rights. He has published seven books, including "Legal Rules and International Society," "International Law and the Use of Military Force" (co-authored) and "Human Dignity and the Future of Global Institutions" (co-edited).