“Lincoln & War Powers

Professor John Choon Yoo
Berkeley Law, University of California

John Yoo received his B.A., summa cum laude, in American history from Harvard University. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was an articles editor of the Yale Law Journal. He then clerked for Judge Laurence H. Silberman of the U.S. Court of Appeals of the D.C. Circuit. Professor Yoo joined the Boalt faculty in 1993, then clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas of the U.S. Supreme Court. He served as general counsel of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee from 1995-96. From 2001 to 2003, he served as a deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he worked on issues involving foreign affairs, national security and the separation of powers. Professor Yoo has received the Paul M. Bator Award for excellence in legal scholarship and teaching from the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy. He has published articles about foreign affairs, international law and constitutional law in a number of the nation's leading law journals. He is the author of The Powers of War and Peace: The Constitution and Foreign Affairs after 9/11 (University of Chicago Press, 2005), and War by Other Means: An Insider's Account of the War on Terrorism (Grove/Atlantic 2006).

Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Check-In: 11:45 a.m.
Program: 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.

Tamale Factory
Avila Terrace, 3663 Main Street, Riverside CA

Cost: $30

Lunch will be served.

To make reservations, please call, fax, or e-mail Kaiya Avery.

Please remit your check for the event to:
"The Federalist Society"
Attn: Kaiya Avery, c/o Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP, 3403 Tenth Street, Suite 700, Riverside, CA 92501
Phone: (951) 781-9231 Fax: (951) 781-4507 RSVP
E-mail: kaiya.avery@kmob.com

The Federalist Society certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.0 hours General