Spring 2021 Course Schedule

Const Powers of the Presidency (LAW-795PY-001)
Mark Rotenberg

Meets: 06:00 PM - 07:20 PM ( T, TH)

Enrolled: 16 / Limit: 22

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Notices

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Description

This course analyzes the constitutional scope of presidential authority, particularly when it conflicts with prerogatives of the legislative and judicial branches. Topics include war powers; military tribunals, detentions, and torture; intelligence gathering and surveillance; control of foreign policy; impeachment; presidential appointments, removals, and control of "independent" federal agencies; executive privilege and immunities; checks and balances and separation of powers theory.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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First Class Readings

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