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H. Jefferson Powell

No Law | Jefferson Powell and David Lange, Session 4

Profs. Jefferson Powell and David Lange each provide responses to the other speakers on the topic of their book. Jennifer Jenkins makes closing comments, and then all the speakers gather on stage to take questions from the audience.

Recorded on March 21, 2009.

Conference title: No Law: Intellectual Property in the Image of an Absolute First Amendment (2009)

Appearing: Jennifer Jenkins (Duke Law), host/introductions and closing commentary ; Jefferson Powell (Duke Law), speaker ; David Lange (Duke Law), speaker.

Constitution Day: The Constitution & the War on Terror

The Program in Public Law presents Constitution Day: The Constitution and the War on Terror, a panel discussion.

Recorded on September 18, 2006.

Full title: Constitution Day: The Constitution & the War on Terror.

Appearing: Chris Schroeder (Duke University School of Law), Jeff Powell (Duke University School of Law), Scott Silliman (Duke University School of Law), panelists.

First Amendment Clinic | Is Free Speech on Campus in Danger? A Conversation with Floyd Abrams

Legendary First Amendment attorney Floyd Abrams has been counsel in numerous notable cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, including representing the New York Times in the Pentagon Papers case and Senator Mitch McConnell in Citizens United. Joined by Professor Nicole Ligon, Mr. Abrams weighs in on the timely topics of campus speech, fake news, press relations in the current administration, and other trends concerning free expression.

Sponsored by the First Amendment Clinic at Duke Law.

Executive Power & The Office of Legal Counsel: A Conversation with Walter Dellinger

Professor Walter E. Dellinger III (former Assistant Attorney General in charge of OLC) discusses the role the Office of Legal Counsel plays in Executive branch decision making, key moments and figures in the Office's history, and stories from his time leading the office during the Clinton Administration. The discussion was led by Professor H. Jefferson Powell (former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, OLC).

Co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society, the Federalist Society, and the Government and Public Interest Society

The Legacy of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist

Recorded on September 08, 2005.

Panel titled: The Legacy of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.

Appearing: Chris Schroeder (Duke University School of Law), moderator; Jeff Powell (Duke University School of Law), Tom Rowe (Duke University School of Law), Erwin Chemerinsky (Duke University School of Law), Laura Underkuffler (Duke University School of Law), Neil Siegel (Duke University School of Law), panelists.

John D. Inazu '00 | Confident Pluralism: Surviving & Thriving Through Deep Difference

The 2017 National Library Week Alumni Author event featured John D. Inazu (JD 2000), Sally D. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law and Religion at Washington University in St. Louis.

In his second book, Confident Pluralism (2016), he presents a framework for an increasingly polarized and divided America to live together peaceably and to explore deep differences in good faith.

Introduction by Professor H. Jefferson Powell.

Sponsored by the Goodson Law Library and the American Constitution Society.

Tristan L. Duncan T'84 | When Failure Is Success in Constitutional Litigation

The Program in Public Law welcomes Tristan Duncan T'84, Duke alum, partner and trial lawyer at Shook, Hardy & Bacon, to speak on her involvement in the school finance case Petrella v. Brownback, as well as her work with Kurt Vonnegut, and other American icons, and building a constitutional law practice in general.

Recorded on March 31, 2016.

Full title: When Failure Is Success in Constitutional Litigation: Tales From the Trenches With Kurt Vonnegut & Other American Icons.

H. Jefferson Powell | Targeting Americans: The Constitutionality of the U.S. Drone War

A discussion of Professor Powell's latest book, Targeting Americans: The Constitutionality of the U.S. Drone War (Oxford University Press). Powell's book focuses on the legal debate surrounding drone strikes, From a position of deep practical expertise in constitutional issues, Prof. Powell provides a dispassionate and balanced analysis of the issues posed by U.S. targeted killing policy. A fundamental theme of the book is that the conclusion that an action or policy is constitutional should not be confused with claims about its wisdom, morality, or legality under international norms.