“[The concept of executive power]…in our system of government, which subscribes to the rule of law, is very hard to come to terms with…”
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Consider taking a look at these books by Professor Bailey mentioned in the interview:
- James Madison and Constitutional Imperfection
- Thomas Jefferson and Executive Power
- The Contested Removal Power: 1790-2010
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