Presidential Claims of Executive Privilege: History, Law, Practice and Recent Developments

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This report discusses the background of claims of executive privilege, a right to preserve the confidentiality of information and documents in the face of legislative demands, ending with a look into how President George W. Bush has used them.

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44 pages.

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Rosenberg, Morton August 21, 2008.

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This report discusses the background of claims of executive privilege, a right to preserve the confidentiality of information and documents in the face of legislative demands, ending with a look into how President George W. Bush has used them.

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44 pages.

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Rosenberg, Morton. Presidential Claims of Executive Privilege: History, Law, Practice and Recent Developments, report, August 21, 2008; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc795600/: accessed June 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.