Monday, July 16, 2007

Executive Privilege

A Constitutional showdown looms on the horizon with the Bush administration claiming executive privilege for any number of things that Congress is interested in investigating.

Michel C. Dorf has written A Brief History of Executive Privilege, from George Washington to Dick Cheney. Mr. Dorf is the Isidor & Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law at Columbia University School of Law. Cass R. Sunstein, a law professor at the University of Chicago, recently wrote an editorial for the Boston Globe on the issue of executive privilege. Read it here.



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