EDIA ADVISORY: February 15, 2019

CHICAGO --- President Trump signed the spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, but he also declared a national emergency to secure border wall funding. Constitutional law scholars at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Ronald Allen and Martin Redish are available to comment on the President's declaration and the legal implications.

Ronald Allen is the John Henry Wigmore Professor of Law and a constitutional and criminal law expert. He can be reached at rjallen@law.northwestern.edu or (office) 312-503-8372. 

Martin Redish is the Louis and Harriet Ancel Professor of Law and Public Policy. He teaches and writes on the subjects of federal jurisdiction, civil procedure, freedom of expression and constitutional law. He can be reached at m-redish@law.northwestern.edu or (office) 312-503-8545.

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