Fisher dissects the crucial constitutional disputes between the executive and legislative branches of. .
Fisher dissects the crucial constitutional disputes between the executive and legislative branches of government from the Constitutional Convention through President Clinton's impeachment battles to the recent controversies over President Bush's conduct as commander in chief. He ventures beyond traditional discussions of Supreme Court decisions to examine the day-to-day working relationships between the president and Congress. By analyzing a mixture of judicial pronouncements.
Constitutional Conflicts Between Congress and the President. The opening of the book is a little intimidating, but once Fisher starts going through the paces, he clearly lays out the history of various sources of conflict. 0700615342 (ISBN13: 9780700615346).
Louis Fisher, Scholar in Residence at the Constitution Project, previously worked for four decades at the Library of Congress as Senior Specialist in Separation of Powers and as Specialist in Constitutional Law. His many books include Presidential War Power, In the Name of National Security: Unchecked Presidential Power and the Reynolds Case,,and Military Tribunals and Presidential Power, winner of the Richard E. Neustadt Award.
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57 (1990); Louis Fisher, Constitutional Conflicts between Congress and the President (4th e. This record-from 1916 to 1941-was an exceptionally lengthy dialogue between Congress and the Court, with the legislative branch eventually prevailing.
57 (1990); Louis Fisher, Constitutional Conflicts between Congress and the President (4th ed. 1997). appeared that the Court would decide the constitutionality of a pocket veto by President Reagan, the case was dismissed on grounds of mootness. The Court later admitted that "the history of judicial limitation of congressional power over commerce,when exercised affirmatively, has been more largely one of retreat than of ultimate victory.
1998), Constitutional Conflicts Between Congress and the President (6th e. He has twice won the Louis Brownlow Book Award (for Presidential Spending Power and Constitutional Dialogues). Dr. Fisher has been invited to testify before Congress more than 50 times on such issues as war powers, state secrets privilege, NSA surveillance, executive spending discretion, presidential reorganization authority, Congress and the Constitution, the legislative veto, the item veto, the Gramm-Rudman deficit control act, executive privilege, committee subpoenas, executive lobbying, CIA whistleblowing, covert spending, the pocket veto, recess appointments, the budget.
deciding constitutional conflicts between Congress and the President. 22 This approach would require substantial revision of the political question doctrine23 and would uphold interbranch accommodations that contra-vened express textual provisions of the Constitution. A less extreme analysis would defer to arrangements devised by Congress and the President pro-vided that those arrangements were consistent with the constitutional text. The goal would be to discourage litigation by persuading the political branches that resort to the judicial process would rarely succeed.
Fisher dissects the crucial constitutional disputes between the executive and legislative branches of government from the . To scholars, this book offers a comprehensive examination of the institutions and issues of public law.