Reagan Ranch Roundtable featuring John Yoo
September 21, 2012
Santa Barbara, CA
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.
When: Friday, September 21, 2012 from noon to 1:30pm
Where: The Reagan Ranch Center (217 State Street)
Cost: $35/per person pre-pay
at the door
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
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,
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.