This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: • War-making power o Constitutional Provisions o Founder’s Intent o Practice Several times troops have been sent to action without congressional approval Though congress is responsible for declaring war, presidents usually start them first using direct military action Congress Reasserts its War Making Power • War Powers Resolution (1973) • Presidential noncompliance o Ford o Carter o Reagan o G H. Bush o Clinton • Judicial Non-intervention o Congress cannot control troops o Never have troops been taken away from the battlefield o Campbell v. Clinton, 2000 o Judicial Resolution – Chief Justice Rehnquist • Presidential Power o Head of State Powers – Has the president become too imperial? o The challenge of the war on Terrorism – what has been the impact on presidential power? Domestic InteligenceGathering and Security War with Iraq Military Commissions Act of 2006 & Habeas Corpus...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course POLI 100 taught by Professor Rabinowitz during the Fall '07 term at UNC.
- Fall '07