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The Law of the Executive BranchPresidential Power$
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Louis Fisher

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199856213

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856213.001.0001

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Fundamental Concepts

Fundamental Concepts

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The Law of the Executive Branch

Louis Fisher

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses the following concepts: enumerated and implied powers of the three branches of government; overlapping powers; judicial misconceptions; historical framework; the British model; the Articles of Confederation; constitutional convention and ratification; separation of powers; Articles I and II of the Constitution; evolving powers; approaches by lawyers and professors in analyzing executive and presidential power; and interpretive theories adopted by the Supreme Court in decisions on separation of powers.

Keywords:   separation of powers, executive power, presidential power, legislative branch, executive branch, Supreme Court, Articles of Confederation, US Constitution

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