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Presidential Secrecy and the Law by Robert M. Pallitto

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English


  • Central government policies,
  • Constitutional & administrative law,
  • Freedom of information & freedom of speech,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Government - Executive Branch,
  • Government - Federal,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Political Science / Constitutions,
  • Constitutions,
  • Government - General,
  • Executive privilege (Government information),
  • Separation of powers,
  • United States,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7871600M
ISBN 100801885833
ISBN 109780801885839

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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 find the nation’s democracy damaged and its Constitution corrupted by staunch information suppression, a process accelerated when "black sites," "enemy combatants," and Cited by: Feb 20,  · Uncovering Presidential Secrets, From Washington To Trump Author Mary Graham discusses the confidences that presidents keep. 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.