E–pub/E–book [Constitutional Cliffhangers]


  • Hardcover
  • 264
  • Constitutional Cliffhangers
  • Brian C. Kalt
  • English
  • 10 October 2020
  • 9780300123517

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Constitutional Cliffhangers Read & Download ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook The United States Constitution's provisions for selecting replacing and punishing presidents contain serious weaknesses that could lead to constitutional controversies In this compelling and fascinating book Brian Kalt envisions six such controversies such as the criminal prosecutio. This 2012 book is a surprisingly prescient look at many thorny uestions that have consumed American political junkies in the years that followed Can a sitting president be indicted Can a president pardon themselves How would a 25th Amendment solution to removing a disabled president work if the president insisted they weren t disabled Kalt a constitutional scholar lays out the legal arguments for each side of these constitutional cliffhangers in most of them there s not a clean and simple answer He also creates fictional scenarios to illustrate the dilemmas which can be helpful but also a little corny I kept going back and forth on them Some of these as noted are hotly debated others I wasn t even aware were issues like the fact that Congress is almost certainly capable of impeaching an EX presidentThe book is pretty short and not too bogged down with jargon recommended for anyone with an interest in this stuff

Read Å PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook È Brian C. KaltConstitutional Cliffhangers

Constitutional Cliffhangers Read & Download ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook N of a sitting president a two term president's attempt to stay in power the ousting of an allegedly disabled president and None of these things has ever occurred but in recent years many of them almost haveBesides being individually dramatic these controversies provide an opportuni. Readable and fun without sacrificing rigor at least as far as I a non expert can tell Heavily footnoted too which is a delightI m sure some people are calling this book prophetic or something but I ll reserve judgement on that until something actually happens the fact that talking heads like to latch on to exotic scenarios and talk about them until they re blue in the face doesn t really constitute the scenario coming up in real lifeI will admit that there is some added interest to reading this book with an erratic person in the White House Some of Kalt s political surelys haven t aged well but we can hardly blame him for that

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Constitutional Cliffhangers Read & Download ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ty to think about how constitutional procedures can best be designed interpreted and repaired Also because the events Kalt describes would all carry enormous political conseuences they shed light on the delicate and complicated balance between law and politics in American government. Written pre Trump lends credibility in my opinion I found it provocative and fascinating As the author points out it is good to scrutinize our constitution and notice its flaws


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    E–pub/E–book [Constitutional Cliffhangers] This 2012 book is a surprisingly prescient look at many thorny uestions that have consumed American political junkies in the years that followed Can a sitting president be indicted? Can a president pardon themselves? How would a 25th Amendment solution to removing a disabled president work if the president insisted they weren't disabled? Kalt a constitutional scholar lays out the legal arguments for each side of these constituti

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    E–pub/E–book [Constitutional Cliffhangers] I had high hopes for this book written in 2012 but it sounds like it was written in response to current events Just look at the table of contents1 Prosecuting a President2 The Presidential Self Pardon Controversy3 Removing a Disabled President4 The Line of Succession Controversy5 Impeaching an Ex President6 The Third Term Controversy7 Getting out of TroubleEach chapter is introduced with a some what plausible scenario

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    Brian C. Kalt È 4 Download Read Å PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook È Brian C. Kalt Read Constitutional Cliffhangers Hands down THE best book I've read in the past year and then some It's a non fiction but the way Kalt writes it's like sitting down with a super thriller Published in 2012 Constitutional Cliffhangers is totally pertinent today with chapters on Prosecuting a President The Presidential Self Pardon Removing a Disabled President and Line of Succession He gives scenarios that if you didn't know when the book was written and published you'd thi

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    E–pub/E–book [Constitutional Cliffhangers] Readable and fun without sacrificing rigor at least as far as I a non expert can tell Heavily footnoted too which is a delightI'm sure some people are calling this book prophetic or something but I'll reserve judgement on

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    E–pub/E–book [Constitutional Cliffhangers] Prescient and insightful I never understood these constitutional cliffhangers but now I feel better informed armed I had to keep checking the publication date 2012 Are you sure these fictional examples aren't real examples?

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    Read Å PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook È Brian C. Kalt Brian C. Kalt È 4 Download E–pub/E–book [Constitutional Cliffhangers] Written pre Trump lends credibility in my opinion I found it provocative and fascinating As the author points out it is good to scrutinize our constitution and notice its flaws

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    Read Constitutional Cliffhangers E–pub/E–book [Constitutional Cliffhangers] Read Å PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook È Brian C. Kalt This book is definitely not for everyone but if you're interested in American political history or armchair legal scholarship it's delightful Even though the scenarios seem outlandish one of the key takeaways is that bizarre constitutional uest

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