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The presidential pardon power

Author: Jeffrey Crouch
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Blending history, law, and politics, this book provides a look at the application and scrutiny of president's use of the clemency power. It assesses whether independent counsel investigations and  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Crouch
ISBN: 9780700616466 0700616462
OCLC Number: 294935761
Description: viii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The pardon power and the Constitution --
Executive and legislative clemency power --
Clemency before Watergate --
Watergate, Ford, and the Nixon pardon --
Special counsel investigations, pre- and post-Watergate --
Three recent presidents and abuse of the pardon power.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Crouch.

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"In an era when the president's constitutional powers are ever more important, it is an anomaly that the pardon power has been so little analyzed. With clarity and insight, Crouch resolves that Read more...

 
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