- Veto by President Obama of Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act would be correct, authors say
- Co-sponsor Cornyn made changes in bill that would create obstacles for 9/11 victims and families' claims, they say
- Writers: Change could harm diplomatic relations while likely denying families the remedies JASTA meant to provide
Jack Goldsmith is a Harvard Law School professor and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was an assistant attorney general in the administration of George W. Bush. Follow him on Twitter @jacklgoldsmith. Stephen I. Vladeck is a professor at the University of Texas School of Law and a CNN Contributor. Follow him on Twitter @steve_vladeck .
(CNN)President Obama has said he will veto the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, a bill that purports to make it easier for 9/11 victims and their families to sue Saudi Arabia in US federal court for its alleged role in indirectly financing the attacks.