George W. Bush's presidency has helped accelerate a renewed interest in the legal or formal bases of presidential power. It is now abundantly clear that presidential power is more than the sum of bargaining, character, and rhetoric. Presidential power also inheres in the Constitution or at least assertions of constitutional powers. Judging Executive Power helps to bring the Constitution and the courts back into the study of the American presidency by introducing students to sixteen important Supreme Court cases that have shaped the power of the American presidency.
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Myers v. United States (1926) Humphrey's executor v. United States (1935) United States v. Nixon (1974) Nixon v. Fitzgerald (1982) Clinton v. Jones (1997) Immigration and Naturalization Services v. Chadha (1983) Clinton v. City of New York (1998) United States v. Curtiss-Wright Export Corp (1936) The Prize cases (1863) Ex parte Milligan (1866) Ex parte Quirin (1942) Korematsu v. United States (1944) Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer (1952) United States v. Reynolds (1953) Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (2006) Boumediene v. Bush (2008).