On the Record

The Ohio State law faculty offers insights and analysis on a variety of pressing legal issues in the news cycle. We share their latest through our On the Record blog. Quotes are available for journalists to use.

Breaking down the War Powers Resolution

As the country focuses on developments pertaining to potential U.S. military action in Syria, what lessons in presidential powers can be learned from previous engagements?

Peter M. Shane, the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, gave an interview in 2011 to the American Constitution Society’s ACSBlog about the legality of U.S. intervention in Libya. Cogent points in today’s context with the developing situation in Syria.