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The Resource Prosecuting the president : how special prosecutors hold presidents accountable and protect the rule of law, Andrew Coan

Prosecuting the president : how special prosecutors hold presidents accountable and protect the rule of law, Andrew Coan

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Prosecuting the president : how special prosecutors hold presidents accountable and protect the rule of law
Title
Prosecuting the president
Title remainder
how special prosecutors hold presidents accountable and protect the rule of law
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Coan
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The first special prosecutor was appointed by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1875. Ever since, presidents of both parties have appointed special prosecutors and empowered them to operate with unusual independence. In short order, such appointments became a standard method for neutralizing political scandals and demonstrating the president's commitment to the rule of law. This long, mostly forgotten history shows that special prosecutors can do much to protect the rule of law under the right circumstances. It also shows that they are fallible
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Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Coan, Andrew
Dewey number
345.7301
Index
index present
Intended audience
Specialized
LC call number
KF5107.5
LC item number
.C63 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford scholarship online
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  • Special prosecutors
  • Presidents
  • Misconduct in office
  • Executive power
  • Obstruction of justice
  • Governmental investigations
  • Rule of law
  • United States
Target audience
specialized
Label
Prosecuting the president : how special prosecutors hold presidents accountable and protect the rule of law, Andrew Coan
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Publication
Note
Previously issued in print: 2019
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EDZ0001996029
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190948184
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Prosecuting the president : how special prosecutors hold presidents accountable and protect the rule of law, Andrew Coan
Publication
Note
Previously issued in print: 2019
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EDZ0001996029
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190948184
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote

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