Limited Authority To Restrain The Unitary Executive

Law360, New York (September 9, 2013, 6:26 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama still has a long way to go to secure congressional authorization for military action against Syria, but if Congress thinks it can prevent his administration from unilaterally striking Bashar Al-Assad's Ba'ath regime by declining to authorize the use of force then it had better reconsider its constitutional powers.

An interesting question of great practical relevance is making its way through the headlines as the president continues to make the case to Congress and the American people that the armed forces should act in...
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