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Title: John Yoo: Crisis and Command
START DATE: Wednesday January 27
TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details:
SF Club Office of the Commonwealth Club of California located at 595 Market St. 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94105.
Event Type: Speaker
Crisis and Command: Presidential Power in the 21st Century

John Yoo, Law Professor, UC Berkeley; Author, Crisis and Command

Allen Weiner, Co-director, International Law Program, Stanford Law School - Moderator

At the Department of Justice, Yoo played a large and controversial role in shaping the Bush administration's policy in the war on terrorism, arguing that prisoner of war status under the Geneva Conventions does not apply to "enemy combatants." He further asserted executive authority to undertake "enhanced interrogation techniques" regarded as torture by the current Justice Department. Yoo will trace the history of presidential power.

Location: SF Club Office of the Commonwealth Club of California located at 595 Market St. 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94105.
Time: 5:15 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $12 members, $18 non-members

Also know: Attendees subject to search. In association with the International Relations MLF.



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