Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Security vs. Liberty in Time of War

Security vs. Liberty in Time of War

  • March 01, 2016
  • Date / Time:
  • March 01, 2016
  • 11:30 am
  • Venue:
  • FPRI
  • 1528 Walnut Street, Suite 610
  • Philadelphia. PA. US. 19102

Kermit RooseveltJoin us for a discussion with Kermit Roosevelt III, author of the legal thriller, Allegiance (Regan Arts, 2015), a historical novel published about the internment of Japanese citizens during World War II. This legal thriller includes analysis of the classic case Korematsu v. the United States, in which the Supreme Court upheld Franklin Roosevelt’s executive order for internment, and explores the tensions between liberty and security, and between the courts and the powers of the presidency in wartime. Roosevelt’s novel will lead us to discuss those same themes in the context of today’s war on terror.

Kermit Roosevelt III is a professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches constitutional law. He is great grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt and distant cousin of FDR. Allegiance is his second novel, following the publication of In the Shadow of Law. He is also author of The Myth of Judicial Activism.

Books will be on sale at this event.

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