Executive Privilege Private detective Dana Cutler receives a seemingly routine assignment to follow a young girl working on a challenger s campaign against the incumbent U S president To Cutler s shock she witnesses a r
Private detective Dana Cutler receives a seemingly routine assignment to follow a young girl working on a challenger s campaign against the incumbent U.S president To Cutler s shock, she witnesses a rendezvous between the young woman and the president The next morning the woman s mutilated body is discovered, and Cutler is suddenly a suspect How can she prove her innocPrivate detective Dana Cutler receives a seemingly routine assignment to follow a young girl working on a challenger s campaign against the incumbent U.S president To Cutler s shock, she witnesses a rendezvous between the young woman and the president The next morning the woman s mutilated body is discovered, and Cutler is suddenly a suspect How can she prove her innocence against someone who has the power of the presidency at his disposal Meanwhile, an associate in a law firm in Portland, Oregon, gets assigned the appeal of a serial killer on death row The convicted felon claims he didn t kill one of the victims a young woman who was working for the state governor at the time the same man who is now president Could the president be a serial killer Both story lines collide in this pulse pounding thriller from genre veteran Margolin.
What Is Executive Privilege History of a Presidential Jun , The term executive privilege is not in the U.S Constitution, but it s considered an implied power based on the separation of powers laid out in Article II, which is meant to make sure one Executive privilege government Britannica Executive privilege, principle in the United States, derived from common law, that provides immunity from subpoena to executive branch officials in the conduct of their governmental duties Although the term executive privilege was coined by the administration of Pres Dwight D Eisenhower in the Executive Privilege Wex US Law LII Legal Executive privilege is the power of the President and other officials in the executive branch to withhold certain forms of confidential communication from the courts and the legislative branch When executive privilege is invoked in litigation, the court should weigh its applicability by balancing competing interests. Executive Privilege Definition of Executive Privilege by Oct , Definition of executive privilege exemption from legally enforced disclosure of communications within the executive branch of government when such disclosure would adversely affect the functions and decision making processes of the executive branch Examples of executive privilege Executive Privilege legal definition of Executive Privilege executive privilege n a claim by the President or another high official of the executive branch that he she need not answer a request including a subpena issued by a court or Congress for confidential government or personal communications, on the ground that such revelations would hamper effective governmental operations and decision making. Executive Privilege Based on Separation of Powers Executive privilege, Congress subpoena power, and the Oct , As much as it is discussed and debated, especially lately, there is remarkably little case law concerning executive privilege the idea that there are at least some internal executive branch communications that are shielded against compelled disclosure. A judicial win for executive privilege, not transparency The emphasis on qualifications for executive privilege claims highlights the second issue that this court opinion raised, which is whether a president must formally declare executive privilege in The Limits of Executive Privilege POGO May , Executive privilege is a doctrine that enables the president to withhold certain information from disclosure to the public or even Congress.
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