The Committee has invited prominent legal academics (formerly USG officials) to discuss whether and how to reform the legal authorities that govern the use of United States military forces abroad, to recalibrate the constitutional balance of war powers between the President and the Congress.


Ms. Oona A. Hathaway
Professor of Law
Yale Law School
(Former Special Counsel to the General Counsel, U.S. Department of Defense)

Mr. Bob Bauer
Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence
New York University School of Law
(Former White House Counsel)

The Honorable Jack Goldsmith
Learned Hand Professor
Harvard Law School
(Former Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice)