scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,102
The Constitution gives the President three discrete functions following bicameral adoption of a bill in Congress First he may elect to sign it Second he may veto the bill and return it with a statement of his objections to the house of Congress in which the bill originated Finally he may do nothing in which case the bill becomes law without his signature unless the Pocket Veto Clause applies The Constitution proscribes in great detail how separation of powers discussion and many other things can be accomplished The reality of the situation is that the system doesnt work perfectly and that side issues in the form of federal spending or regional issues almost always seem to slow the process of legislation While the president has some veto power under the Constitution there is always a great deal of time taken up with reforming reformatting and rewriting proposed laws 1Involved Levels of the Judiciary The Constitutionality of the Line Item veto was decided on a federal level US District Judge Thomas F Hogan said the law centering on its violation of Article 1 Section 7 of the Constitution violates the Constitutions requirement that the president sign or veto bills in their entirety Judge Hogan said that the line item veto bill also gave the President part of Congress lawmaking role Biskupic and Barr 1998 Judge Hogan pointed out two sets of challengers with standing In New York City two hospital associations and other related groups objected to Clintons cancellation of a budget provision This brought objections at the state and federal level At the trial and appellate level The other case Idaho potato growers brought suit arising from the presidents veto of a capital gains tax break for farmer cooperatives nationwide Baum 1998 pp 316 320 2 Key Issues Legal Questions On the political face of it the line item veto would seem to be a battle between pork and beef
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA