Over at Bloggingheads.tv , Convictions contributors Dahlia Lithwick and Ben Wittes spar over executive power, Ben's new book "Law and the Long War," and many other things. Check it out.
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Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.