Judicial Checks on the President
THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY, George C. Edwards III, William G. Howell, Oxford University Press, 2009
Posted: 13 Nov 2010
Date Written: November 11, 2010
The judicial check on the American presidency is a supplemental tool for limiting executive power. Even so, the courts do provide a potential mechanism for constraining the executive branch. This chapter reviews both the doctrinal framework and the empirical literature regarding how courts monitor and check the executive branch.
Keywords: presidency, judicial review, administrative law, Chevron, Youngstown
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