Book Description

Review ?Presents a set of issues, themes, questions, and arguments that will continue to be of fundamental interest to constitutional scholars in particular and political scientists in general.??George C. Edwards III, author of Presidential Leadership?The preeminent treatise on the separation of powers, Fisher?s book is constitutional scholarship at its best. . . . Ought to be required reading for the President, for every member of Congress, and for anyone who seeks to understand the subtle complexities of a constitutional arrangement that formally separates legislative from executive powers.??Choice?An extremely worthwhile book, adaptable to a variety of courses.??Jeffrey K. Tulis, author of The Rhetorical Presidency Read more About the Author Louis Fisher, Scholar in Residence at the Constitution Project, previously worked for four decades at the Library of Congress as Senior Specialist in Separation of Powers and as Specialist in Constitutional Law. His many books include Presidential War Power, In the Name of National Security: Unchecked Presidential Power and the Reynolds Case, and Military Tribunals and Presidential Power, winner of the Richard E. Neustadt Award. Read more