NYU Press, 01/02/2005 - 279 páginas
Framed in Article II of the Constitution, presidential powers are dictated today by judicial as well as historical precedent. To understand the ways the president wields power as well as how this power is kept in check by other branches of government, Harold J. Krent presents three overlapping determinants of the president's role under the Constitution-the need for presidential initiative in administering the law and providing foreign policy leadership, the importance of maintaining congressional control over policymaking, and the imperative to ensure that the president be accountable to the public.
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The appointment power is rooted in Article II, and the structure of Article II permits
the president to appoint, with some ... The president's appointment authority has
not generated much controversy, except when trying to ascertain the line ...
C. The President's Appointment Power The Constitution provides that the
president “shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate
, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the ...
Not every individual employed by the government must be appointed in
conformance with the Appointments Clause. ... Hartwell explained that the
Appointments Clause is triggered only by appointment to an office: “An office is a
public station, ...
On the one hand, judicial appointments may be efficient and ensure no lapse in
prosecutorial activity. ... On the other hand, no special conflict of interest arises
necessitating independent appointment; indeed, courts can appoint U.S.
107 Any recess, therefore, could satisfy the constitutional preconditions to an
appointment. President Carter's appointment of John McGarry to the Federal
Election Commission after a brief Senate recess illustrates the potential for abuse
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2 The Executives Power over Foreign Affairs
3 The Protective Power of the President
4 Presidential Immunities and Priviledges
5 The Pardon Power