By Harold H. Bruff
Reviewing the strategies taken through all forty-four presidents to shape new criminal precedents and the constitutional conventions that experience built hence, Harold H. Bruff indicates that the president is either extra and no more robust than many consider. He explores how presidents were guided through either their predecessors’ and their very own interpretations of constitutional textual content, in addition to how they enforce regulations in ways in which statutes don't essentially authorize or forbid. yet whereas govt strength has improved a long way past its unique belief, Bruff argues that the trendy presidency is properly constrained via the nationwide political process—their activities are legitimized through the assent of Congress and the yank humans or rejected via debilitating public outcry, judicial invalidation, reactive laws, or impeachment. Synthesizing over 200 years of presidential job and clash, this well timed ebook casts new mild on govt habit and the yankee constitutional system.
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Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution by Harold H. Bruff