On February 6 and 7, 2009, more than three dozen of the nation’s most distinguished commentators on presidential power gathered in Philadelphia to explore themes raised by a book authored by Steven Calabresi and I co-authored reviewing the history of presidential practices with respect to the unitary executive. The conference honoring our book and the special journal issue bringing together the articles presented there provide a welcome opportunity both to look backwards on the history of our project and to look forwards at the questions yet to be answered.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Yoo, Forward to symposium issue on The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush
Posted by Mary L. Dudziak
Presidential Power in Historical Perspective: Reflections' on Calabresi and Yoo's the Unitary Executive has just been posted by Christopher S. Yoo, University of Pennsylvania Law School. It is the Forward to a special symposium issue of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law (2010), taking up Calabresi and Yoo's book The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush. The full table of contents is here. Here's Yoo's abstract: