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74 law professors file amicus brief in Doe v. Bush war powers appeal

[JURIST] The National Lawyers Guild [advocacy website] announced Thursday that seventy-four law professors have filed an amicus brief in support of the plaintiffs' appeal in the Doe v. Bush war powers lawsuit which was initially dismissed in US District Court in Boston on February 24. Read the brief [PDF text] and review War Powers: Towards Unchecked Executive Authority?, a JURIST Forum op-ed from February 25 by Margaret Burnham of Northeastern University School of Law who co-authored the original plaintiffs' brief in the case.

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