What Almost Nobody Knows About the Presidency and Foreign Policy: From George Washington to Barack Obama

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Foreign Policy Association

Event Details

Date:
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
Location:
Citigroup Center
153 East 53rd Street
Floor 14
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

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Event Speakers

    • Dr. Akhil Reed Amar - Speaker
      Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale University

      Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School. He received his B.A, summa cum laude, in 1980 from Yale College, and his J.D. in 1984 from Yale Law School, where he served as an editor of The Yale Law School Journal. After clerking for Judge Stephen Breyer, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit, Professor Amar joined the Yale faculty in 1985. Along with Dean Paul Brest and Professors Sanford Levinson, Jack Balkin, and Reva Siegel, Professor Amar is the co-editor of a leading constitutional law casebook, Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking. He is also the author of several books, including The Constitution and Criminal Procedure: First Principles (Yale Univ. Press, 1997), The Bills of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction (Yale Univ. Press, 1998), Americ's Constitution: A Biography (Random House, 2005), and most recently,  America;s Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By (Basic Books, 2012).

    • Dr. Akhil Reed Amar