Cornell Law Review Volume 93 Issue 1

The President’s Power to Respond to Attacks

Professor Saikrishna Prakash is a masterful interpreter of our Constitution’s historical meaning, and his Unleashing the Dogs of War (Unleashing) is an important and insightful account of constitutional war powers. It makes three central points. I agree with two of them. In this Response, I will explain why—though I hesitate to disagree with Professor Prakash on anything—I find the third unpersuasive.

 

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