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OVERCOMING NECESSITY: Emergency, Constraint, and the Meanings of American Constitutionalism

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OVERCOMING NECESSITY: Emergency, Constraint, and the Meanings of American Constitutionalism

Using emergency as a cause for action ultimately leads to an almost unnoticed evolution in the political understanding of presidential powers. The Constitution, however, was designed to function under "states of exception," most notably through the separation of powers, and provides ample internal checks on emergency actions taken under claims of necessity.

Format: Hardbound
Pages: 332
Publisher: Yale
ISBN: 9780300181616
Item #: 1954105

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