Debate on Domestic Surveillance Draws 350

2013-CDAY-2013-CDAY-0021-2-150x150.jpgIn honor of Constitution Day last month, our Christopher Newport University Chapter co-sponsored a debate that drew over 350 students on ”The Limits of Executive Power: Is the NSA’s Domestic Surveillance Constitutional?”

Speakers David Cole, Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, and Eric Posner, Kirkland & Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Aaron Director Research Scholar at the University of Chicago, debated the role of the National Security Agency on Thursday, September 26:

“There is something fundamentally wrong when in a democracy, a government representing us, collects data about us without our knowledge,” said David Cole, who is “against secret laws advanced by secret agencies approved by secret courts in secret that are only revealed when someone…leaks it.”