Presidential War Powers Research Paper by The Research Group

Presidential War Powers
This paper discusses the doctrinal development of presidential powers in times of war.
# 71714 | 5,750 words | 32 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Political Science (U.S.) , Law (Constitution)

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This paper reviews the doctrinal development of war powers held by the President as Chief Executive. The author examines legislative war powers enactments, executive war powers initiatives and judiciary war powers-related decisions. The paper focuses on Supreme Court decisions.

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"The Constitution of the United States makes the president Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces but does not give to this chief executive unlimited authority to declare war."

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