Live Debate - April 2nd, 2018 at 7pm

Monday, April 2nd, 2018
Showtime: 7:00PM (seating @ 6pm)
Price: $40.00

Alan Dershowitz:

Professor Alan M. Dershowitz is a Brooklyn native and currently the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Emeritus, at Harvard Law School. Dershowitz, a graduate of Brooklyn College and Yale Law School, joined the Harvard Law School faculty at age 25 – the youngest in the school’s history -- and became an Emeritus professor after 50 years of teaching and 10,000 students. Dershowitz has also published more than 1000 articles in magazines, newspapers, journals and blogs. Professor Dershowitz is the author of 35 fiction and non-fiction works with a worldwide audience, including the New York Times #1 bestseller Chutzpah and five other national bestsellers. His autobiography, Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law, was published in 2013 and his eBook, Electile Dysfunction: A Guide for Unaroused Voters, was published in 2016. His latest book, Trumped up! How Criminalizing Politics is Dangerous to Democracy, is available now.

Byron York:

Byron York is chief political correspondent for the Washington Examiner and a Fox News contributor. He has covered the Bush, Obama, and now Trump administrations, as well as Congress and each presidential campaign since 2000. He is the author of The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy, an account of liberal activism in the 2004 election. Formerly White House correspondent for National Review, his work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Atlantic Monthly, Foreign Affairs, and the New Republic. He lives in Washington, DC.



Asha Rangappa:

Asha Rangappa is a Senior Lecturer at the Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and a former Associate Dean at Yale Law School. Prior to her current position, Asha served as a Special Agent in the New York Division of the FBI, specializing in counterintelligence investigations. Asha graduated cum laude from the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs at Princeton University and was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study constitutional reform in Bogotá, Colombia. She received her law degree from Yale Law School and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Juan R. Torruella on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is admitted to the State Bar of New York (2003) and Connecticut (2003). Asha has published op-eds in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post, among others, and has appeared on NPR, BBC, and several major television networks. She is an editor for Just Security and is currently a legal and national security analyst for CNN.

David French:

David French is a staff writer at National Review. He is the author or co-author of several books including, most recently, the No. 1 New York Times bestselling Rise of ISIS: A Threat We Can’t Ignore. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, the past president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, and a former lecturer at Cornell Law School. He has served as a senior counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice and the Alliance Defending Freedom. David is a former major in the United States Army Reserve. In 2007, he deployed to Iraq, serving with the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, where he was awarded the Bronze Star.



Moderated by: David Corn

David Corn is a veteran Washington journalist and political commentator. He is the Washington bureau chief for Mother Jones magazine and an on-air analyst for MSNBC. He is the co-author (with Michael Isikoff) of the recently published Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of DonaldTrump. Corn won the 2012 George Polk award and a National Magazine Award for breaking the 47-percent video story that influenced the Obama-Romney presidential contest. He is the author of three New York Times bestsellers, Showdown, Hubris (with Michael Isikoff), and The Lies of George W. Bush, and the e-book, 47 Percent: Uncovering the Romney Video that Rocked the 2012 Election. His novel, Deep Background, was hailed as one of the best novels of the year by the Los Angeles Times. He is also the author of the biography Blond Ghost: Ted Shackley and the CIA's Crusades. For 20 years, he was the Washington editor of The Nation magazine. He has written for numerous magazines and newspapers, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Harper's, The Atlantic, The New Republic, and Slate. He has regularly appeared on Face the Nation and PBS’s Newshour and provided commentary on National Public Radio. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brown University. His twitter feed--@DavidCornDC--has 400,000 followers.





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