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Rivkin Versus Levy

The Federalist Society has posted the beginning of an exchange between frequent NRO contributor David Rivkin and the Cato Institute’s Robert Levy on the domestic surveillance controversy. It’s an interesting back and forth, and the FedSoc promises there is more to come.

Incidentally, this sort of exchange is one of the reasons I’ve been so involved with the Federalist Society over the years — ever since attending portions of a FedSoc conference at the Yale Law School when I was an undergrad. Both Rivkin and Levy are FedSoc regulars, and yet they have profound disagreements over the Bush Administration’s activities.

Jonathan H. Adler — Mr. Adler is an NRO contributing editor and the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. His latest book is Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane.

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