Separation of Powers Law Cases and Materials

ISBN-10: 0890893993

ISBN-13: 9780890893999

Edition: 2nd 2005

Authors: Peter M. Shane, Harold H. Bruff

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List price: $90.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1200
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 4.686
Language: English

Harold H. Bruff is the Rosenbaum Professor of Law at the University of Colorado Law School. He is the author, most recently, of Bad Advice: Bush's Lawyers in the War on Terror.

Constitutional history
Approaches to separation of powers analysis
The ambiguities of executive power : competing theories of the presidency
An institutional overview
Framework : the separation and confluence of powers
Analytic framework
Combining powers in the executive
Fundamental checks and balances
Autonomy and mutual accountability among the branches
Congressional power over the membership of the branches
Immunites of government officers
Information and accountability
Congressional power to regulate accountability
Control of administration by the elected branches
Independent prosecution : a contemporary synthesis
Supervision and coordination of policymaking
Inherent executive authority in domestic affairs?
Foreign policy and national security
Analytic framework : sorting the elected branches' claims to power
Executive claims to inherent and exclusive powers
Congress's role in regulating foreign policy
Judicial review and foreign policy
War powers
Power to commit troops - from the founding to Vietnam
Unilateral presidential initiative after the war powers resolution
Congressionally authorized wars after Vietnam : the Persian Gulf and Iraq wars
Domestic presidential powers in wartime
Peace time authority to use troops for law enforcement ("posse comitatus")
Federalism and war powers
Power and institutional design : the case of the presidency
Presidential elections
Presidential and vice-presidential succession
Redesigning the president's political role
Appendix : selected statutes and presidential documents
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