Advising the President on His Legal Authorities: Recess Appointments, Operations in Libya, the Platinum Coin and Other Issues

January 17, 2014 • 12:15 PM • Law School 3041

Virginia Seitz is a former Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel, having left that position in December, 2013. The Office of Legal Counsel is the component of the U.S. Department of Justice responsible to providing legal advice, including constitutional advice, to the President, as well as to other elements of the Executive Branch. Ms. Seitz will discuss some of the challenges of providing such legal advice on complex questions. For more information, please contact Presented by the Program in Public Law.