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Presidential Power in Historical Perspective: Reflections' on Calabresi and Yoo's the Unitary Executive


Christopher S. Yoo


University of Pennsylvania Law School; University of Pennsylvania - Annenberg School for Communication; University of Pennsylvania - School of Engineering and Applied Science

2010

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2010
U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-17

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On February 6 and 7, 2009, more than three dozen of the nation’s most distinguished commentators on presidential power gathered in Philadelphia to explore themes raised by a book authored by Steven Calabresi and I co-authored reviewing the history of presidential practices with respect to the unitary executive. The conference honoring our book and the special journal issue bringing together the articles presented there provide a welcome opportunity both to look backwards on the history of our project and to look forwards at the questions yet to be answered.

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Keywords: Separation of powers, government regulation, constitutional law, legal history, executive power, special prosecutors, independent counsels, Ethics in Government Act, Tenure of Office Act, departmentalism, removal, prompt letters

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Date posted: May 1, 2011  

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Yoo, Christopher S., Presidential Power in Historical Perspective: Reflections' on Calabresi and Yoo's the Unitary Executive (2010). University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2010; U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-17. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1824608 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1824608

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