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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