Drone Wars: The Future of Targeted Killings & Presidential Power
The University of Pennsylvania Law School will host a high-level panel examining the critical legal and policy questions associated with drone warfare. Experts will explore the tension between national defense and counterterrorism goals and American commitment to checks and balances and the rule of law.
Michael A. Fitts, Dean and Bernard G. Segal Professor of Law, Penn Law
Mark Mazzetti, Intelligence Correspondent, New York Times; author, The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth
Claire Finkelstein, Professor of Law and Philsophy; Director, Center for Ethics & Rule of Law, Penn Law; co-author, Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World
Peter W. Singer, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Brookings Institution
This event is free and on the record.
The program has been approved for 1.5 credit hours of substantive law credits for Pennsylvania lawyers and may be likewise approved through reciprocity in other jurisdictions as well. For CLE credit, please bring a check made out to the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania in the amount of $25.00.