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Reagan Ranch Roundtable featuring John Yoo

September 21, 2012

Santa Barbara, CA

 John Yoo

 Join us Friday, September 21st for the Wendy P. McCaw Reagan Ranch Roundtable featuring John Yoo-law professor, author and former official in the Office of Legal Counsel of the U.S. Department of Justice.

The Details

When: Friday, September 21, 2012 from noon to 1:30pm

Where: The Reagan Ranch Center (217 State Street)

Cost:     $35/per person pre-pay

              $45/per person at the door

              FULL TIME STUDENTS FREE!

RSVP is required by phone only. Please call Amy at 888-872-1776 to reserve your spot by September 14, 2012.

About John Yoo

John Yoo is a professor of law at the University of California at Berkeley and a Visiting Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. His new book, Taming Globalization (Oxford University Press 2012), addresses the ways that American sovereignty channels and resists efforts at global governance. His other books address presidential power, national security, and the Constitution: Confronting Terror: 9/11 and the Future of American National Security (2011); Crisis and Command: A History of Executive Power from George Washington to George W. Bush (2010); War by Other Means (2006); and The Powers of War and Peace (2005).

 Professor Yoo has published numerous scholarly articles in the nation's leading law journals.  He also regularly contributes to the editorial pages of The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, National Review, and The Weekly Standard, among others.  He has also been a columnist for his hometown newspaper, The Philadelphia Inquirer.

 Professor Yoo has served in all three branches of government.  He was an official in the Office of Legal Counsel of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he worked on national security and terrorism issues after the September 11 attacks.  He served as general counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee under Chairman Orrin Hatch of Utah.  He has been a law clerk for Justice Clarence Thomas of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Laurence Silberman of the U.S. court of appeals in Washington, DC.

 Professor Yoo graduated from Yale Law School, where he was an articles editor of the Yale Law Journal, and summa cum laude from Harvard College with a degree in American history. 

 

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