Berkeley Law Professor Daniel Farber on presidential power and individual rights

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Presidential power is always a hot topic, but never more so than today. This lecture, given by Berkeley Law Professor Daniel Farber on Sept. 25, 2018, explains the constitutional limits on the president and how individual rights are affected.

Daniel Farber talking to an audience

Daniel Farber, a professor of law at UC Berkeley, speaks about the power of the president and individual rights on Sept. 25, 2018. (Screenshot from video by ETS)

Dan Farber is the Sho Sato Professor of Law at UC Berkeley and the faculty director of the Center for Law, Energy and the Environment. Professor Farber serves on the editorial board of Foundation Press. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Life Member of the American Law Institute. He is the editor of Issues in Legal Scholarship. He is the author of 18 books including, “Research Handbook on Public Choice and Public Law,” “Judgment Calls: Politics and Principle in Constitutional Law,” and “Retained by the People: The Silent ‘Ninth’ Amendment and the Rights Americans Don’t Know They Have.” He is also the author of “Presidential Administration Under Trump.” UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper. Available at SSRN:

This event was sponsored by the University Library’s Free Speech Movement (FSM) Café Programs Committee.

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