What's on Congress' agenda in the final weeks before the August recess? Our panel takes a look at what needs to happen, and what can realistically get done.
Diane and her guests talk about the provisions of the Patriot Act that are scheduled to expire, and the dueling proposals from Democrats and Republicans to address evolving attitudes about security and civil liberties since 9/11.
- David Cole professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center and author of "The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable". Previous books include "Less Safe, Less Free," and "Terrorism and the Constitution."
- Viet Dinh professor at Georgetown University Law Center and former Assistant Attorney General for Legal Policy at the Justice Department. Principal attorney at Bancroft Associates.
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