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Power of Separation American Constitutionalism and the Myth of the Legislative Veto

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ISBN-10: 0691058563

ISBN-13: 9780691058566

Edition: 1996

Authors: Jessica Korn

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Jessica Korn challenges the notion that the eighteenth-century principles underlying the American separation of powers system are incompatible with the demands of twentieth-century governance. She demostrates the continuing relevance of these principles by questioning the dominant scholarship on the legislative veto. As a short-cut through constitutional procedure invented in the 1930s and invalidated by the Supreme Court'sChadhadecision in 1983, the legislative veto has long been presumed to have been a powerful mechanism of congressional oversight. Korn's analysis, however, shows that commentators have exaggerated the legislative veto's significance as a result of their incorrect…    
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 3/29/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 188
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Introduction: American Constitutionalism and American Political Science
The American Separation of Powers Doctrine
The Legislative Veto
The Legislative Veto over the Federal Trade Commission
Legislative Vetoes in Education Statutes
Legislative Vetoes over Presidential Authority to Extend Most-Favored-Nation Status
Name Index
General Index