2007 Constitutional Commentary Award

  • September 17, 2007

The first-ever Constitution Project Award for Constitutional Commentary was presented to Charlie Savage for his latest work, titled “Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy.” Savage has been a Washington correspondent for The Boston Globe since 2003. He covers the Supreme Court, the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security with a focus on legal and policy issues related to the war on terrorism. Savage won a Pulitzer Prize for Journalism in 2007 for national reporting on the issue of Presidential Signing Statements.

Donate Now
“It was torture,” TCP's independent, bipartisan, blue-ribbon Task Force on Detainee Treatment concluded in a report released April 16, 2013. The group looked at the federal government's policies and actions related to the detention and treatment of suspected terrorists captured in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere and held in U.S. custody during the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations. Read More...