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Unchecked And Unbalanced: Presidential Power in a Time of Terror

Frederick A. O. Schwarz Jr., Aziz Z. Huq - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 288 pages
Thirty years after the Church Committee unearthed COINTELPRO and other instances of illicit executive behavior on the domestic and international fronts, the Bush administration ...
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Constitutional Peril: The Life and Death Struggle for Our Constitution and ...

Bruce Fein - Political Science - 2015 - 256 pages
Renowned attorney and political critic Bruce Fein reveals the dangers our Constitution and our nation have faced courtesy of the Bush Administration and a Congress asleep at ...
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Tortured Logic: A Verbatim Critique of the George W. Bush Presidency

Joseph Russomanno - Political Science - 2011 - 352 pages
It is hard to imagine a more Orwellian presidency than George W. Bush's, according to Joseph Russomanno, who demonstrates how a form of Newspeak became thoroughly entrenched in ...
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Torture Team: Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values

Philippe Sands - Political Science - 2008 - 272 pages
On December 2, 2002 the U.S. Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, signed his name at the bottom of a document that listed eighteen techniques of interrogation--techniques ...
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Reining in the Imperial Presidency: Lessons and Recommendations Relating to ...

John C. Conyers - Political Science - 2013 - 496 pages
Through transcripts, memos, and analysis, Representative John C. Conyers, Jr. and the House Judiciary Committee reveal how the Bush administration again and again assumed more ...
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When Governments Break the Law: The Rule of Law and the Prosecution of the ...

Austin Sarat, Nasser Hussain - Political Science - 2010 - 234 pages
Recent controversies surrounding the war on terror and American intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought rule of law rhetoric to a fevered pitch. While President Obama ...
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Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of ...

Charlie Savage - Political Science - 2007 - 416 pages
In 1789, the Founding Fathers came up with a system of checks and balances to keep kingly powers out of the hands of American presidents. But in the 1970s and '80s, a faction ...
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Power Play: The Bush Presidency and the Constitution

James P. Pfiffner - Political Science - 2009 - 299 pages
"Analyzes the Bush presidency's efforts to expand executive power, putting them into constitutional and historical perspective. Explores the evolution of Anglo-American ...
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Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency After 9/11

Jack Goldsmith - Political Science - 2012
The surprising truth behind Barack Obama's decision to continue many of his predecessor's counterterrorism policies. Conventional wisdom holds that 9/11 sounded the death knell ...
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Richard B. Cheney and the Rise of the Imperial Vice Presidency

Bruce P. Montgomery - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 243 pages
This critical new biography of Cheney exposes how he engineered his arrogation of vast executive powers-and the dire consequences of his power grab for Constitutional ...
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