From border security to climate change, national emergency declarations raise hard questions about presidential power

Declaring an issue is a national emergency lets presidents act quickly and with few constraints. But once they get this kind of power, it's hard to take it back – and it can produce bad policies.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
March 9, 2020 ~9 min

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