Presidential secrecy and the law by Robert M. Pallitto

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD .

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StatementRobert M. Pallitto and William G. Weaver.
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Pagination261 p. ;
Number of Pages261
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Open LibraryOL22751409M
ISBN 109780801885839

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They find the nation’s democracy damaged and its Constitution corrupted by staunch information suppression, a process. With Presidential Secrecy and the Law, Robert M. Pallitto and William G. Weaver attempt to answer these questions by examining the history of executive branch efforts to consolidate power through information control.

They find the nation’s democracy damaged and its Constitution corrupted by staunch information suppression, a process Cited by: Apr 24,  · Presidential secrecy is best understood not as an expression of executive strength but as a sign of weakness and insecurity, according to a provocative new book on the subject.

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Since the middle of the twentieth century. Tracing the current constitutional dilemma from the days of the imperial presidency to the unitary executive embraced by the administration of George W.

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When it comes to President Trump, she says: "I think we're seeing that. Dec 01,  · Read "Presidential Secrecy and the Law by Robert M. Pallitto and William G. Weaver, Political Science Quarterly" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

Feb 20,  · "Presidents’ Secrets brilliantly illuminates an issue as alive today as it was for George Washington—but with global consequences more ominous now: how much presidential secrecy can our democratic freedoms tolerate.

Brisk, compact and readable, it describes the major secrecy battle presidents have fought, including Obama, and would be.

Oct 30,  · LLRX Book Review by Heather A. Phillips – Nation of Secrets and Presidential Secrecy and the Law By Heather A. Phillips, 30 Oct Ted Gup, Nation of Secrets: the threat to democracy and the American way of life, (Doubleday, ).

ISBN This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. On this President's Day, we're going to talk about presidential secrecy and transparency. My guest Mary Graham writes, Americans are right to worry about. The Cuban Missile Crisis showed that independent and unilateral presidential action in extreme circumstances is, at times, required.

However, it was a unique situation of threat and secrecy in the nuclear age and should not have been used to justify the imperial presidency.

–Author: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. She was a visiting professor at the Law School fromand an assistant professor at Brooklyn Law School from Kitrosser is an expert on the constitutional law of federal government secrecy and on separation of powers and free speech law more broadly.

She has written, spoken, and consulted widely on these topics. The announced purpose of U.S. antiterrorist policies after 9/11 was to bring democracy and the rule of law to the Middle East. At home, those values were regularly threatened by illegal, unconstitutional, secret, and unaccountable programs.

The Bush admin. Jan 13,  · Kitrosser, Robins Kaplan Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School, is a constitutional law expert who focuses on federal government secrecy and on separation of powers and free speech.

Her book, "Reclaiming Accountability: Transparency, Executive Power, and the U.S. Constitution," published in by the University of Chicago.

Jan 21,  · The goal, along the way, is to describe how we came to form particular expectations of the presidency, so the book goes into a lot of history of the presidency—some of which, we hope, will be entertaining as well as interesting.

In the end, though, the book is a defense of the traditional presidency, which seems to us to need a defense right now. A native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, he graduated from Harvard College and holds a master's degree from Yale Law School.

His first book, Takeover, a bestselling and award-winning account of the Bush-Cheney administration's efforts to expand presidential power, was named one of the best works of by the Washington Post, Slate, and aureusid.com: Little, Brown and Company.

“Essential This book should be considered a must read by anyone interested in presidential power, secrecy, and law. Kitrosser provides a rich and thoughtful review of the conceptual origins of presidential power advocacy and the rationale for employing a substantive accountability framework. May 01,  · Buy Presidential Secrecy and the Law by Robert M.

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Updated daily since with a searchable database of more than 45, postings. Mar 12,  · In her new book, "Presidents' Secrets: The Use and Abuse of Hidden Power," Graham finds modern presidential secrecy is paramount in questions.

Presidential Claims of Executive Privilege Congressional Research Service 3 the Committee’s function.”15 It elaborated that, in view of the initiation of impeachment proceedings by the House Judiciary Committee, the overlap of the investigative objectives of both.

This book examines presidential uses of secrecy and deception from the Kennedy through the Ford administrations by applying a framework to describe and explain such behavior in various case studies. Mar 19,  · Sworn To Secrecy: Trump's History Of He did the same during his presidential campaign and the and then they leave government and they write a book.

The cover of "Presidents' Secrets," by Mary Graham. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR) This article is more than 2 years old. Since the formation of the United States, presidents have struggled with what to. Early precedents. Deliberative process privilege is a specific instance of the more general principle of executive privilege.

It is usually considered to be based upon common law rather than separation of powers, and its history traces back to the English crown privilege (now known as public-interest immunity).

In contrast, the presidential communications privilege is another specific instance. Presidential Secrecy From Washington to Trump. 02/07/ am ET Updated Director of the Transparency Policy Project at Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center and is the author of the forthcoming book Presidents' Secrets: The Use and Abuse of Power.

encouraged public buy-in, which has made the law more difficult to reverse. New. Nov 30,  · We have a new draft paper, forthcoming in the Harvard Law Review, on how extensively the president has come to control international law for the United States, and what, if anything, should be done about it.

As we explain at the end of this post, one of the central questions implicated by the paper is: Does Congress care.

Robert Pallitto, Ph.D., J.D. His latest book, In the Shadow of the Great Charter (a study of the Magna Carta's influence on American constitutional law) was published by the University Press of Kansas in March His previous publications include 2 books: Presidential Secrecy and the Law (Johns Hopkins University Press Jul 12,  · Washington established the proper standard – that presidential secrecy must be used only in the service of the public interest.

The evolution of the exercise of executive privilege and of the legal decisions governing its use make it clear that this is a legitimate. “In Secrecy in the Sunshine Era, Arnold has created an intriguing mix of comprehensive research, eye-opening stories, and comparative analysis that should appeal to readers interested in open government, national security, constitutional law, and presidential history.” —Law Library Journal See all reviews.

Jul 01,  · Arnold’s analysis of executive branch secrecy might appear to bolster Kitrosser’s case for the importance of transparency reforms, suggesting that we are due for a new sunshine era, one that cleans up the law in the face of these presidential machinations.

The CIA, Secrecy, and Presidential Power By John Prados Nor is this book about the CIA documents known as The Family Jewels, although evidence from those figures in what is presented here. Rather, this tale begins with the sudden revelation of CIA domestic operations the original Family Jewels and continues through White House efforts to.

Dec 04,  · Sudha Setty is a professor of law and associate dean at Western New England University School of Law. Her book, National Security Secrecy: Comparative Effects on Democracy and the Rule of Law, was recently published by Cambridge University Press. For decades, the balance of national security power has become progressively unmoored from the basic democratic premise that the.

“This important book shows how the Obama administration embraced the legal underpinnings of the ‘global war on terror’—as well as its secrecy, lethality, and lack of meaningful constraint.

Jaffer’s astute commentary critiques U.S. drone policy as unlawful and potentially counterproductive. Aug 23,  · The Bin Laden raid exposes the Obama administration's selective secrecy he book promises to be one of the biggest titles of the year, with the .Mar 13,  · Hillary Clinton's Top Five Clashes Over Secrecy.

The latest flap over her private emails as secretary of state is far from the first time she's been accused of lacking transparency.His previous publications include 2 books: Presidential Secrecy and the Law (Johns Hopkins University Press -- co-authored with William Weaver), and Torture and State Violence in the US (Johns Hopkins University Press ).

He has also authored and co-authored numerous articles for the scholarly and popular presses.

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