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.   Moderator: 13216100110Michael A. Fitts, Dean and Bernard G. Segal Professor of Law, Penn Law         Speakers Include: 13217100109Mark 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       13215100109Claire 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       13219100110Peter W. Singer, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Brookings Institution         Copies of Mazzetti’s book The Way of the Knife and Finkelstein’s Targeted Killings will be available for sale and for signing by the authors.   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.