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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Steven G Calabresi; Christopher S Yoo
|Description:||xiii, 544 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||pt. I. An introduction to the debate over the unitary executive. The oldest debate in constitutional law and why it still matters today ; The modern debate ; Why presidential views of the scope of presidential power matter ; The preratification origins of the unitary executive debate and the decision of 1789 --
pt. II. The unitary executive during the early years of the republic, 1787-1837. George Washington ; John Adams ; Thomas Jefferson ; James Madison ; James Monroe ; John Quincy Adams ; Andrew Jackson --
pt. III. The unitary executive during the Jacksonian period, 1837-1861. Martin Van Buren ; William Henry Harrison ; John Tyler ; James K. Polk ; Zachary Taylor ; Millard Fillmore ; Franklin Pierce ; James Buchanan --
pt. IV. The unitary executive during the Civil War, 1861-1869. Abraham Lincoln ; Andrew Johnson --
pt. V. The unitary executive during the Guilded Age, 1869-1889. Ulysses S. Grant ; Rutherford B. Hayes ; James A. Garfield ; Chester A. Arthur ; Grover Cleveland's first term --
pt. VI. The unitary executive during the rise of the administrative state, 1889-1945. Benjamin Harrison ; Grover Cleveland's second term ; William McKinley ; Theodore Roosevelt ; William H. Taft ; Woodrow Wilson ; Warren G. Harding ; Calvin Coolidge ; Herbert Hoover ; Franklin Delano Roosevelt --
pt. VII. The unitary executive during the modern era, 1945-2007. Harry S. Truman ; Dwight D. Eisenhower ; John F. Kennedy ; Lyndon B. Johnson ; Richard M. Nixon ; Gerald R. Ford ; Jimmy Carter ; Ronald Reagan ; George H.W. Bush ; Bill Clinton ; George W. Bush.
|Responsibility:||Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo.|
"This is a very important book with rich historical detail, and it has already become profoundly influential."--Philip Hamburger, Columbia Law School --Philip Hamburger