"Beloved by liberals, the living Constitution evolves with the times. But one downside has been the erosion of constitutional constraints on executive action. Saikrishna Prakash argues that if we want to rein in this imperial, living presidency, we must embrace constitutional originalism and revive the framers' vision of the separation of powers"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Kingly beginnings Why presidents amend the Constitution How presidents amend the Constitution The living presidency in a living Constitution From constitutional defender to constitutional amender From first general to declarer of wars From chief diplomat to sole master of foreign affairs From dutiful servant of the laws to secondary lawmaker How to recage the executive lion Conclusion.
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