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Two Presidents Are Better Than One - Lecture by David Orentlicher

  • 4/29/2014 | 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Location: Hubbard Hall, Room 208 Thomas F. Shannon Room
  • Event Type: Lecture

Two Presidents Are Better Than One - Lecture by David OrentlicherHow can we fix our broken political system? The notion of a plural executive was rejected in 1781 but perhaps "two presidents are better than one" - a constitutional reform that could help to solve problems of executive power and decision-making, political polarization, and public disengagement.

Professor David Orentlicher of Indiana University's School of Law will present this provocative argument which forms the basis of his new book, "Two Presidents are Better than One: The Case for a Bipartisan Executive Branch" (NYU Press, 2013).

Sponsored by the Department of Government and Legal Studies. Light refreshments will be served.