The Executive Veto: Purpose, Procedure, and Paradox
Author: Schwartz T.
Source: Constitutional Political Economy, Volume 10, Number 1, March 1999 , pp. 89-105(17)
American governments, federal and state, leave a gap in legislative representation: global majorities are practically silent compared with local ones. An executive veto can right the balance. But prevailing procedural designs are fraught with paradox. I offer a simple new design that avoids paradox, can be instituted without constitutional amendment, and enhances both legislative and executive responsibility.
Document Type: Regular paper
Publication date: 1999-03-01