John Yoo on the Rule of Law and Executive Power

Last week, our own John Yoo joined Northwestern University School of Law’s John McGinnis and Georgetown University School of Law’s Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz for a discussion at the American Enterprise Institute on how the Executive Branch — specifically the Obama administration — is undermining America’s constitutional commitment to the rule of law through a surreptitious expansion of executive power. Professor Yoo’s contributions begin around minute 37.

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