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The Law of the Executive Branch: Presidential Power

Louis Fisher

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199856213
eISBN:
9780199358397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856213.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The scope of presidential authority has been a constant focus of constitutional dispute since the Framing. The bases for presidential appointment and removal, the responsibility of the Executive to ... More


Checks and Balances in Law and History

in Madison's Nightmare: How Executive Power Threatens American Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226749396
eISBN:
9780226749426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749426.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter investigates the legal debates that surround the current growth of presidential power. The 2006 confirmation battle concerning Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito brought to many ... More


Ratification Debates

Michael W. McConnell

in The President Who Would Not Be King: Executive Power under the Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691207520
eISBN:
9780691211992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207520.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins with the executive branch that attracted less attention than other issues and the controversy that had little to do with the details of presidential authority. It points out that ... More


Democrat or authoritarian? Democracy in Bolivarian Venezuela in comparative perspective   

Barry Cannon

in Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution: Populism and Democracy in a Globalised Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077715
eISBN:
9781781701959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077715.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Hugo Chávez has been repeatedly accused of authoritarianism, principally by opposition leaders but also by many foreign supporters of the opposition and even amongst some on the left. This chapter ... More


O Canada!

in The Constitution in Congress: Descent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226129167
eISBN:
9780226131160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131160.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The acquisition of Texas and the Mexican Cession are integral parts of the slavery era. The former encouraged those who would oppose the extension of servitude, whereas the latter provided the ... More


The President and Ordinances 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the power of the president to promulgate ordinances. Article 123 (1) stipulates two principal conditions. Recess of parliament is one condition. The other is the honest belief ... More


The Deportation State

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/9780190694364.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the legal and bureaucratic transformations that gave rise to the deportation power in its contemporary form, providing a better understanding of how it operates as a significant ... More


Warring for America: Cultural Contests in the Era of 1812

Nicole Eustace and Fredrika J. Teute (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631516
eISBN:
9781469631776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631516.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The aftershocks of the American Revolution reverberated through the early nineteenth century, leaving the new country unsettled and at odds with itself. The essays in Warring for America offer a ... More


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

Paul B. Stephan and Sarah A. Cleveland (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197533154
eISBN:
9780197534007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533154.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This book, The Restatement and Beyond, grapples with the most significant issues in contemporary U.S. foreign relations law. The chapters in this text respond to the recently published Fourth ... More


Presidents Bush and Obama in the Pacific Remote Islands

Justin Alger

in Conserving the Oceans: The Politics of Large Marine Protected Areas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197540534
eISBN:
9780197540565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197540534.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the campaign to expand the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, which was first created by President George W. Bush in 2009 and then expanded by President Barack ... More


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