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Who Has Authority to Take the Country to War?

Mariah Zeisberg

in War Powers: The Politics of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157221
eISBN:
9781400846771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157221.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to demonstrate that the constitutional politics of war powers can be meaningfully assessed in terms that are congruent, rather than repugnant, ... More


The Politics of Constitutional Authority

Mariah Zeisberg

in War Powers: The Politics of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157221
eISBN:
9781400846771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157221.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This case studies discussed in the previous chapters advanced the relational conception against settlement accounts of constitutional war powers. But this does not mean that the relational conception ... More


Legislative Investigations as War Power: The Senate Munitions Investigation and Iran-Contra

Mariah Zeisberg

in War Powers: The Politics of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157221
eISBN:
9781400846771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157221.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter returns to Congress to scrutinize another legislative discretionary power, that of investigations. While the investigatory power is normally conceived as a retrospective power of ... More


Presidential Discretion and the Path to War: The Mexican War and World War II

Mariah Zeisberg

in War Powers: The Politics of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157221
eISBN:
9781400846771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157221.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter pairs President Polk's entry into the Mexican War with President Roosevelt's movement toward World War II. Using the relational conception, it argues that while both Polk and Roosevelt ... More


War Powers: The Politics of Constitutional Authority

Mariah Zeisberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157221
eISBN:
9781400846771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157221.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Armed interventions in Libya, Haiti, Iraq, Vietnam, and Korea challenged the US president and Congress with a core question of constitutional interpretation: does the president, or Congress, have ... More


The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

The Treasury is at the heart of British Government, responsible for deciding how much to spend and on what. Both the institution and the public expenditure process are the focus of this book. Based ... More


Constitutional Pluralism in the EU

Klemen Jaklic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198703228
eISBN:
9780191773051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703228.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

According to constitutional monism that has dominated our political and legal thought for centuries, all law and political power of a given territory derive in some ultimate sense from a single and ... More


Restating The Charming Betsy as a Canon of Avoidance

Anthony J. Bellia and Bradford R. Clark

in The Restatement and Beyond: The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Foreign Relations Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197533154
eISBN:
9780197534007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533154.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the Charming Betsy canon, which was recognized by the Supreme Court more than two centuries ago and has since become a well-known tool of statutory construction. As formulated ... More


Constitutional Authority for the Transboundary Deployment of Armed Force

Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov

in The Restatement and Beyond: The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Foreign Relations Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197533154
eISBN:
9780197534007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533154.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter assesses the formal constitutional framework of authorization of foreign deployments of uniformed personnel, both formed units and individual service members. The initial volume of the ... More


Introduction: Who Controls Immigration Law?

Adam B. Cox and Cristina M. Rodríguez

in The President and Immigration Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190694364
eISBN:
9780197520680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694364.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter identifies who controls immigration law and how. Many recent immigration controversies in the United States have been cast as power struggles between the political branches. ... More


“The Din of War”

Peter J. Kastor

in The Nation's Crucible: The Louisiana Purchase and the Creation of America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101195
eISBN:
9780300128246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101195.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the events that took place in Louisiana during the War of 1812. In Louisiana, the War of 1812 was primarily a conflict among old adversaries on the southern borderlands. The ... More


A History of British National Audit: The Pursuit of Accountability

David Dewar and Warwick Funnell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790310
eISBN:
9780191831645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790310.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The book provides a history of the origins and development of the institutions and practices of British public sector audit, which are meant to ensure the financial accountability of the Executive to ... More


Slavery and the Commerce Power: How the Struggle Against the Interstate Slave Trade Led to the Civil War

David L. Lightner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300114706
eISBN:
9780300135169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114706.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Despite the United States' ban on slave importation in 1808, profitable interstate slave trading continued. The nineteenth century's great cotton boom required vast human labor to bring new lands ... More


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