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Past Event

Continuity of Government: Is the State of Emergency Superseding our Constitution?

On 9/11, the Bush administration implemented “Continuity of Government” (COG) measures, a set of secret emergency rules which Congress has not been allowed to review. These were reinforced by the proclamation of a state of emergency which has continued to be renewed by President Obama, despite vocal criticism. Do COG measures, as some people warn, indicate that the Constitution has been superseded?

MLF Organizer
John O. Sutter
MLF: International Relations
November 23, 2010

Live Stream
United States


Peter Dale Scott

Ph.D.; Professor of English, UC Berkeley

5:30 p.m. networking reception 6 p.m. program