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The Jeffersonian Executive: More Energetic, More Responsible, and Less Stable

Jeremy D. Bailey

in Extra-Legal Power and Legitimacy: Perspectives on Prerogative

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965533
eISBN:
9780199351343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965533.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines Thomas Jefferson's view of prerogative. It outlines the two key features of Jefferson's understanding of prerogative, which are: first, prerogative should remain “outside” the ... More


Prerogative Power in Rome

Nomi Claire Lazar

in Extra-Legal Power and Legitimacy: Perspectives on Prerogative

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965533
eISBN:
9780199351343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965533.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the history and theory of the dictatorship in the Roman Republic. It addresses the question of why Romans had such an easygoing attitude towards prerogative. It is argued that, ... More


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