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- Randy Barnett Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Law at Boston University and author of "Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty"
- David Lewis assistant professor of politics and public affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
- Mark Thompson Washington correspondent for Time magazine
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