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Bruce Ackerman

Professor of law at Yale Law School.

Bruce Ackerman is a professor of law at Yale Law School and the author of The Decline and Fall of the American Republic.

How Obama Is Enabling the Next President to Launch Illegal Wars

If his administration gets its way, it would be even easier for future commanders in chief to take military action without approval from Congress.


Here's How the Supreme Court Could Make Congress Own the War on ISIS

The Court has wisely left it to the political branches to work out their inter-branch conflicts over foreign policy. But decisions over war and peace are special case scenarios.