How Presidents Use Contracts To Make Law

Law360, New York (March 15, 2012, 12:53 PM EDT) -- We were taught in our junior high school civics classes that, according to Article I, Section 1, of the U.S. Constitution, “All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States[.]” The president, on the other hand, is the nation’s chief executive, with a wide range of powers enumerated in Article II of the Constitution. Making laws alone is not one of the powers that Article II grants to the president. Remember that little chart about how a bill becomes a...
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