The Supreme Court and the Powers of the Executive: The Adjudication of Foreign Policy
King, Kimi Lynn, Meernik, James, Political Research Quarterly
Few substantive areas have merited as little empirical scrutiny as the Supreme Court's decisions on the conduct of United States foreign policy Many scholars have seemingly accepted as axiomatic that Court decisions on foreign policy have been rare and almost always supportive of the President. We challenge these twin assumptions and demonstrate that the Supreme Court has repeatedly issued decisions on the substance and process of American foreign policy, and that while generally supportive of the executive branch, the High Court has often ruled against it. Moreover, we model the outcomes of these decisions emphasizing the importance of the constitutional basis of laws and issues raised …
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Publication information: Article title: The Supreme Court and the Powers of the Executive: The Adjudication of Foreign Policy. Contributors: King, Kimi Lynn - Author, Meernik, James - Author. Journal title: Political Research Quarterly. Volume: 52. Issue: 4 Publication date: December 1999. Page number: 801+. © 2002 Political Research Quarterly. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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