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This year's incoming class hails from 100 different undergraduate schools, 23 different states, and nearly two dozen countries. You are also the most diverse incoming class in #UCHastings history. Welcome.
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Monday, September 02, 2013

Professor George Bisharat Op-Ed: U.S. Strike on Syria Would Be Illegal

The question President Obama should now face is: Are we, truly, reduced to only two choices, attack Syria or do nothing? Is military force the only way to uphold international law? Certainly not.

A U.S. military attack on Syria without both congressional and United Nations Security Council approval would be illegal under U.S. and international law, respectively, writes Professor George Bisharat in a Sept. 2, 2013 op-ed.

Congressional approval is required by the 1973 War Powers Resolution, which codified constitutional principles of the separation of powers and our system of checks and balances.

Read the full opinion piece in the San Francisco Chronicle here.

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Welcoming the Class of 2017

Incoming class hails from 100 different undergraduate schools, 23 different states, and nearly two dozen countries; most diverse in UC Hastings’ history.
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