The Politics of Constitutional Authority
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $30.95|
| Book Description: |
Armed interventions in Libya, Haiti, Iraq, Vietnam, and Korea challenged the US president and Congress with a core question of constitutional interpretation: does the president, or Congress, have constitutional authority to take the country to war? War Powers argues that the Constitution doesn't offer a single legal answer to that question. But its structure and values indicate a vision of a well-functioning constitutional politics, one that enables the branches of government...