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Presidential war power

by Louis Fisher

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • War and emergency powers -- United States.,
    • National security -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Law and legislation.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-309) and index.

      StatementLouis Fisher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF5060 .F57 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 318 p. ;
      Number of Pages318
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3289075M
      ISBN 100700613323, 0700613331
      LC Control Number2004001962

        Obama campaigned on ending the broad and legally hazy counterterrorism tactics of his predecessor. But over the past eight years, he has expanded presidential war-fighting powers, not scaled them back. He has authorized six times as many covert drone strikes in Yemen, Pakistan and Somalia as former President George W. Bush, according to non Author: Jessica Schulberg. Presidential War Power Louis Fisher "An authoritative book. Goes to the heart of whether the Constitution still has a controlling influence on our national life." NYT Book Reviews. University Press of Kansas April pages ISBN: Hardcover $ Add to .

        A classic and bestselling work by one of America's top Constitutional scholars, Presidential War Power garnered the lead review in the New York Times Book Review and raised essential issues that have only become more timely, relevant, and controversial in Book Edition: 3rd Revised Edition.   Book Review. Today’s Paper In “The Genius of America,” Eric Lane and Michael Oreskes also rue the increase of presidential power at Congress’s expense. the War Powers Resolution Author: Emily Bazelon.

      A classic and bestselling work by one of America's top Constitutional scholars, Presidential War Power garnered the lead review in the New York Times Book Review and raised essential issues that have only become more timely, relevant, and controversial in our post-9/11 era. In this third edition, Louis Fisher updates his arguments throughout, critiques the presidential actions of Brand: University Press of Kansas. The Limits of Presidential Power: A Citizen's Guide to the Law by Lisa Manheim; Kathryn Watts Publication Date: Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History by John Fabian WittAuthor: Mary Whisner.


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A classic and bestselling work by one of America's top Constitutional scholars, Presidential War Power garnered the lead review in the New York Times Book Review and raised essential issues that have only become more timely, relevant, and controversial in our post-9/11 era.

In this third edition, Presidential war power book Fisher updates his arguments throughout, critiques the Brand: University Press of Kansas. Presidential war power User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Fisher, the senior specialist in separation of powers at the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, presents historic and constitutional arguments against the increasing usurpation by.

Mises Review 3, No. 1 (Spring ) PRESIDENTIAL WAR POWER Louis Fisher University Press of Kansas, xvi + pgs. The conduct of contemporary American foreign policy flies in the face of the Constitution and much of our history.

Of this unfortunate circumstance, readers of Louis Fisher's definitive book will have no doubt. A native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, he graduated from Harvard College and holds a master's degree from Yale Law School. His first book, Takeover, a bestselling and award-winning account of the Bush-Cheney administration's efforts to expand presidential power, was named one of the best works of by the Washington Post, Slate, and Esquire/5(21).

The major argument of this book is that “the notion of presidential war took hold step by step.” (p. ) By that Beschloss means that presidents have gradually assumed greater power over decisions to go to war—contrary, in his view, to the constitutional founders’ vision.

In Germany the presidential power is relatively weak. True executive power rests with the chancellor, and all acts of the president must have his approval or the approval of one of his ministers. The presidential power in India is similarly subordinated to a cabinet of ministers and restricted primarily to ceremonial functions.

In short, there is no constitutional support for the presidential war powers claimed by mainstream left and right. That’s why they usually wind up claiming that the congressional power to declare war is “obsolete.” They can’t deny its existence, so they deny the document in which it is contained.

And that means they lose the argument. 'Presidents Of War' Sounds The Alarm About Presidential Power In his new book, Michael Beschloss focuses on the lead up to war. But a more pressing danger and indictment of presidential power may.

Get this from a library. Presidential war power. [Louis Fisher] -- Overview: In this new edition of a classic and bestselling work, Louis Fisher, one of our top Constitutional scholars, updates his arguments throughout, critiques the presidential actions of William. Article I, Section 8, Clause 11 of the U.S.

Constitution grants Congress the power to declare war. The President, meanwhile, derives the power to direct the military after a Congressional declaration of war from Article II, Section 2, which names the President Commander-in-Chief of the armed provisions require cooperation between the President and Congress.

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to presidential historian Michael Beschloss about how presidents have chipped away at the congressional power to declare war. It's the subject of his book, Presidents of War. A classic and bestselling work by one of America's top Constitutional scholars, Presidential War Power garnered the lead review in the New York Times Book Review and raised essential issues that have only become more timely, relevant, and controversial in /5(63).

In his constitutional book, presidential power war, Louis Fisher elaborates the evolutionary powers of the president in foreign policy especially concerning international ’s central idea revolves around the constitution by focusing on its role in defining the powers of.

Get this from a library. Presidential war power. [Louis Fisher; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Libraries)] -- Fisher chronicles the expansion of the president's power to make war. Softcover. Brand new book. UNITED STATES PRESIDENTS. A classic and bestselling work by one of our top Constitutional scholars, Presidential War Power garnered the lead review in the New York Times Book Review and raised essential issues that have only become more timely, relevant, and controversial since its initial publication nearly a decade Range: $ - $ A classic and bestselling work by one of Americas top Constitutional scholars, Presidential War Power garnered the lead review in the New York Times Book Review and raised essential issues that have only become more timely, relevant, and controversial in our post-9/11 era.

In this third edition, Louis Fisher updates his arguments throughout, critiques the presidential actions of. Presidents of War is a landmark book about power, leadership and human nature itself.” —Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of America “Once again, Beschloss captures our Presidents in terms both historic and human, showing that whoever holds the office will fearlessly—or fearfully—impact our world.”.

A classic and bestselling work by one of America's top Constitutional scholars, Presidential War Power garnered the lead review in the New York Times Book Review and raised essential issues that have only become more timely, relevant, and controversial in our post-9/11 era.

In this third edition, Louis Fisher updates his arguments throughout, critiques the presidential actions of. 4 Ways Presidential Power Has Changed Since 9/11 September 8, When our forefathers wrote the U.S.

Constitution, they determined that Congress would have the job of declaring war, but that the president would have the power to take emergency action if the country was under attack.Fisher's book is the strongest demonstration of how far we have allowed the original constitutional design of the war power to be destroyed that I've seen so far.

Originally the war power was designed to avoid allowing a single person (i.e. the President) to decide whether we go to war; that was the duty of Congress/5(3).