Ryan Goodman


Ryan Goodman is a professor at New York University Law School. He co-edits the Just Security blog.

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Six Questions Congress Should Ask The Administration About Its ISIL AUMF

by Jack Goldsmith, Ryan Goodman, Steve Vladeck via Lawfare
Friday, February 20, 2015

With congressional hearings on the Obama Administration’s proposed Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) for the Islamic State on the horizon, we propose six questions that Members of Congress should ask Administration witnesses

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Five Principles That Should Govern Any U.S. Authorization Of Force

by Jack Goldsmith, Ryan Goodman, Steve Vladeck via Washington Post
Friday, November 14, 2014

President Obama has stated that he wants “to begin engaging Congress” over a new Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the Islamic State and also that he wants to “right-size and update” the 2001 AUMF “to suit the current fight, rather than previous fights.”