Political Theory

Executive Power and Constitutional Government


This four-session conference for regular contributors to Liberty Fund's Library of Law and Liberty discussed how American constitutional government has entered a post-constitutional phase.


Conference Readings

DeMuth, Sr., Christopher. “A Constitutional Congress?” The Weekly Standard 20, no. 7 (October 27, 2014): 1-5.

Hamburger, Philip. Is Administrative Law Unlawful? Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014.

Kagan, Elena, “Presidential Administration” In Foundations of Administrative Law, Second Edition, compiled by Peter H. Schuck. New Providence: Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., 2006. 270-277.

Posner, Eric A. and Adrian Vermeule. The Executive Unbound: After the Madisonian Republic. New York City: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Schmitt, Carl. The Concept of the Political. Translated by George Schwab. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2007.

Schmitt, Carl. The Crisis of Parliamentary Democracy. Translated by Ellen Kennedy. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1988.