Presidential Power Stories

Authors: Schroeder, Christopher H. / Bradley, Curtis A.
Edition: 1st
Copyright Date: 2009
  • Publication Date: October 3rd, 2008
  • ISBN: 9781599413730
  • Subject: Constitutional Law
  • Series: Law Stories
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: Schroeder and Bradley's Presidential Power Stories tells the story of a dozen notable presidential power disputes in our nation’s history. Ranging from the Neutrality Controversy of 1793 to the Supreme Court’s decision in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld in 2006, the chapters present a diversity of presidential powers issues as well as a dispute's historical and legal background. Each chapter examines: A dispute’s historical and legal background Broader conceptual issues about the role of the president in our constitutional democracy