Executive Powers During Crisis

New Jersey Lawyers Chapter - Online Event

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On March 31, 2021, the Federalist Society's New Jersey Lawyers Chapter hosted a debate between Matthew Platkin and Ilan Wurman about the proper use of executive powers during times of crisis.


  • Prof. Ilan Wurman, Associate Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University
  • Matthew Platkin, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Former Chief Counsel to New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy
  • Moderator: Ryan Goodwin, The Federalist Society's New Jersey Lawyers Chapter

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