The Role of Congress in Determining Incidental Powers of the President and of the Federal Courts: A Comment on the Horizontal Effect of 'The Sweeping Clause'
William W. Van Alstyne
Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School
January 3, 2012
Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 4, 1975
William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-191
In the wake of the scandals plaguing Nixon's presidency, this examination looks at how power has migrated from Congress to the President over the course of the Nation's history. This article also addresses the common concern for a greater need for control over the President and what advantages a more flexible Executive Branch carries with it.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 39
Keywords: Nixon, Watergate, presidentAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: January 3, 2012 ; Last revised: January 4, 2012
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