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The special prosecutor in American politics

Author: Katy J Harriger
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., revView all editions and formats
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Is the federal special prosecutor an unprincipled abuser of power or a staunch defender of the law? In this work, the author shows that special prosecutor was a much debated and controversial role  Read more...

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Harriger, Katy J. (Katy Jean).
Special prosecutor in American politics.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2000
(OCoLC)606321659
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katy J Harriger
ISBN: 0700610197 9780700610198 0700610200 9780700610204
OCLC Number: 43114234
Notes: Revised edition of: Independent justice. c1992.
Description: ix, 325 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 The Special Prosecutor and the Separation of Powers 1 --
2 Ad Hoc Appointment of Special Prosecutors: The Teapot Dome, Tax, and Watergate Scandals 15 --
3 A Watergate Legacy: The Independent counsel Provisions of the Ethics in Government Act 41 --
4 Implementation and Congressional Oversight 73 --
5 Is the Independent Counsel Constitutional? 97 --
6 The Attorney General and Conflict of Interest 121 --
7 Independence, Accountability, and the Special Prosecutor 147 --
8 Symbols and Politics: Mass Public and Elite Support for the Independent Counsel 183 --
9 Iran-Contra, Whitewater, and the Limits of the Law 215 --
10 On the "Necessity of Auxiliary Precautions" 233.
Responsibility: Katy J. Harriger.
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