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Published on May 23, 2013 | by LawNews

Prof. Eric Freedman Discusses the Authorities of the Department of Defense With Washington’s Blog

Professor Eric Freedman was interviewed by Washington’s Blog to discuss regulatory changes to the U.S. Code titled “Defense Support of Civilian Law Enforcement Agencies” issued by the Department of Defense.


Eric Freedman, a constitutional law professor from Hofstra University, also calls the ruling “an unauthorized power grab.” According to Freedman, “The Department of Defense does not have the authority to grant itself by regulation any more authority than Congress has granted it by statute.”

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