39 Pages Posted: 3 Jan 2012 Last revised: 29 Dec 2014
Date Written: January 3, 2012
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.
Keywords: Nixon, Watergate, president
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Van Alstyne, William W., 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' (January 3, 2012). Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 4, 1975; William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-191. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1978789