Justice takes a recess : judicial recess appointments from George Washington to George W. Bush / Scott E. Graves and Robert M. Howard.

Justice Takes a Recess examines why and under what circumstances presidents use the recess appointment power to appoint judges to the Federal courts. The authors show that the use of the recess power upsets the carefully calculated separation of powers envisioned by the Framers, shifting power away...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Graves, Scott E., 1971-
Other Authors: Howard, Robert M., 1956-
Format: Book
Published: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2009.
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