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The Exercise of Executive Authority

Richard Caplan

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The extraordinary power available to international authorities raises questions about the effectiveness and appropriateness of seeking to impose outcomes and the implications of these actions for the ... More


Evolving Executive Authority in Anglo-American Democracy: Coping with Leadership Dispersal

Erwin C. Hargrove

in Dispersed Democratic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562992
eISBN:
9780191701856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562992.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Democracy proliferates offices and public leadership which vy for prominence and legitimate traditional executive authority. This chapter explores the leadership efforts of successive heads of ... More


City Soviet and Commissariats, 1917–1920

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The move to establish the authority of the centre over a wayward and centrifugal society may be a common tendency of revolutionary governments, but the actual constitution of the new central ... More


The Ambivalence of Executive Power in Canada

Lorne Sossin

in The Executive and Public Law: Power and Accountability in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199285594
eISBN:
9780191700361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285594.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

There are two central issues that are addressed in this chapter. First, the scope of executive authority in Canada is examined. In this regard, two distinctive challenges are elaborated which arise ... More


The General Prosecutor between the Judicial and Executive Authorities

Abdallah Khalil

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With the establishment of the mixed courts in 1875, Egypt became the first Arab country to incorporate the office of the general prosecutor into its legal system. Since then, that office has been ... More


Continuity and Flexibility: Executive Power in Australia

Simon Evans

in The Executive and Public Law: Power and Accountability in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199285594
eISBN:
9780191700361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285594.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Australian experience with executive power demonstrates one of the familiar tensions inherent in constitutionalism, namely, the tension between continuity and flexibility. The Westminster system ... More


Judges and Acts of Sovereignty

Mohamed Maher Abouelenen

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The legislature has intervened to withdraw some kinds of cases from judicial control by designating them as involving political acts or acts of sovereignty. These concepts mean that certain actions ... More


The Development of Relations between the Mixed Courts and the Executive Authority in Egypt (1875–1904)

Isabelle Lendrevie-Tournan

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the beginning of the mixed courts (1875–1904). During this period, these new “Egyptian” mixed jurisdictions went through multiple crises, notably the debt of the Egyptian ... More


The Government's Non-execution of Judicial Decisions

Nagad Mohamed El-Borai

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Egypt has seen an increase in the phenomenon of non-execution of judicial decisions, particularly since the 1980s. The origin of this phenomenon was the creation of the State Council in 1946. The ... More


The evolution of federalism and executive power in Canada and Australia

Anthony M. Sayers and Andrew C. Banfield

in Federal Dynamics: Continuity, Change, and the Varieties of Federalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652990
eISBN:
9780191747915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652990.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Canada and Australia share a common institutional legacy, with constitutions that combine the power distributing impulse of federalism with the concentration of authority associated with ... More


Introduction: The Title Controversy and the Early Presidency

Kathleen Bartoloni-Tuazon

in For Fear of an Elective King: George Washington and the Presidential Title Controversy of 1789

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452987
eISBN:
9780801471919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452987.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book examines the presidential title controversy as well as the dispute's role in public acceptance of the presidency and its effect on an emerging understanding of executive leadership in the ... More


Protecting the Presidency: A Republican Dilemma

Kathleen Bartoloni-Tuazon

in For Fear of an Elective King: George Washington and the Presidential Title Controversy of 1789

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452987
eISBN:
9780801471919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452987.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how different attitudes about the vigor of the presidency created a republican dilemma for Congress and the American people as they tried to find the best way to ensure ... More


Civil Rights Law and Policy Drifts: Pay Equity and LGBT Employment

Norma M. Riccucci

in Policy Drift: Shared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479845040
eISBN:
9781479896356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845040.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines policy drifts in the area of civil rights. It begins with a brief review of the specific legal protections advanced for women and people of color since Reconstruction. It then ... More


Constitutional Reform and the Crown

Rodney Brazier

in The Nature of the Crown: A Legal and Political Analysis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262732
eISBN:
9780191682407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262732.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter desribes the impact of constitutional reform on the status of the Crown in Great Britain. It explains the distinction between three types of prerogative powers, which are the Queen's ... More


A “Dangerous Vice”: Leaders under Scrutiny

Kathleen Bartoloni-Tuazon

in For Fear of an Elective King: George Washington and the Presidential Title Controversy of 1789

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452987
eISBN:
9780801471919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452987.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how federal leaders came under public scrutiny as Americans sought an ideal of executive authority that would remain anchored in popular sovereignty and yet be able to steer the ... More


Conclusion: The Path to American Democratic Leadership

Kathleen Bartoloni-Tuazon

in For Fear of an Elective King: George Washington and the Presidential Title Controversy of 1789

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452987
eISBN:
9780801471919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452987.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book has shown that the early Republic was apprehensive over the presidency and that attitudes toward the presidency remained precariously unresolved in 1789. It has examined how Americans ... More


External Enforcement

in Rules and Restraint: Government Spending and the Design of Institutions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226682594
eISBN:
9780226682617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226682617.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter, which investigates the effect of spending limits, supermajority voting rules, and executive veto authority on budgetary bargaining under exogenous enforcement, also considers both ... More


Sovereignty and the New Executive Authority

Claire Finkelstein and Michael Skerker (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190922542
eISBN:
9780190922573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922542.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This volume explores moral and legal issues relating to the concept of sovereignty across four areas. The essays in Part I address foundational questions about the nature of sovereignty and seek to ... More


Abraham Lincoln

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In contrast to the previous chapter, this chapter presents the story of one of America's best presidents, Abraham Lincoln, whose administration clearly represented the pinnacle of presidential power ... More


The Making of Law, Policy, and Policy Drifts

Norma M. Riccucci

in Policy Drift: Shared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479845040
eISBN:
9781479896356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845040.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter addresses the formal (i.e., constitutional) powers of the three branches of government. Theories of policy making, including the role of various players or stakeholders in the policy ... More


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