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One Fundamental Concepts

From: The Law of the Executive Branch: Presidential Power

Dr. Louis Fisher

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 May 2021

This chapter discusses the following concepts: enumerated and implied powers of the three branches of government; overlapping powers; judicial misconceptions; historical framework; the British model; the Articles of Confederation; constitutional convention and ratification; separation of powers; Articles I and II of the Constitution; evolving powers; approaches by lawyers and professors in analyzing executive and presidential power; and interpretive theories adopted by the Supreme Court in decisions on separation of powers.

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