Detention & Guantanamo

Sunsetting the AUMF: Rep. Schiff's Proposal

By Steve Vladeck, Jennifer Daskal
Monday, June 10, 2013, 12:54 PM

Pardon the interruption from all-things-surveillance, but pursuant to our back and forth with Bobby, Jack, Matt, and Ben on the merits of a new AUMF, Representative Adam Schiff, a senior member of the House Intelligence Committee, is planning to introduce legislation tomorrow that we think is worth taking a look at.  It sunsets a repeal of the AUMF at the end of 2014, and explicitly asks the administration to come back and let Congress know what, if any, additional authorities are needed to fill any resulting gap...