The French Parliament has extended the State of Emergency and amended the law in order to fight terrorism. What new powers did the government secure?
Daniel Severson is a Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School graduate. He served as editor-in-chief of the Harvard International Law Journal and writes for Lawfare. Daniel was a Harvard University Presidential Public Service Fellow at the Defense Department, a Council of American Ambassadors Fellow at the State Department, and a Fulbright Scholar in Taiwan. He plays the French horn.
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Friday marks the first time that France has declared a nationwide state of emergency since the early 1960s.