Game of Drones: Liberty and Security in the Age of Flying Robots
Cato Sponsor e‐Briefing
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. EDT
Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Gene Healy, Vice President, Cato Institute; and Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.
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Senator Rand Paul’s recent 13‐hour filibuster drew attention to a number of important issues involving the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles abroad and at home. Among them: is it constitutional for the president to use UAVs to target American citizens abroad, far from any battlefield? What is the legal basis for President Obama’s ever‐expanding drone wars abroad? Given the Department of Homeland Security’s support for domestic law‐enforcement drones, what legal protections do Americans need to prevent liberty and privacy abuses at home?
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