An Executive Power to Kill?

March 2012
The New York Review of Books, March 6 2012

According to Attorney General Eric Holder, the President of the United States can order the killing of US citizens, far from any battlefield, without charges, a trial, or any form of advance judicial approval. David Cole, Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, and board member of the Center for Constitutional Rights, explores the implications of this executive power to kill. 


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March 14, 2012