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Fatovic, Clement, 1973-
Outside the law : emergency and executive power / Clement Fatovic
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  JK339 .F37 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) War and emergency powers -- United States -- History
Constitutional history -- United States
Political science -- United States -- History
Subject United States -- History -- Constitutional period, 1789-1809
Physical Description viii, 352 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-341) and index
Contents "So many unexpected things" : contingency and character in modern political thought -- "Without the prescription of the law" : virtue and discretion in Locke's theory of prerogative -- "All was confusion and disorder" : regularity and character in Hume's political thought -- "The king can do no wrong" : Blackstone on the executive in law -- "It squints towards monarchy" : constitutional flexibility and the powers of the president -- A "patriotic and dignifying president" : republican virtue and the presidency -- Conclusion
Series Johns Hopkins series in constitutional thought

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