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Devil's advocate - President Trump's distortion of the Antiquities Act [...]

Corporate author
Environmental Law Institute (ELI)
Journal/Series
The Environmental Forum : The Policy Journal of the Environmental Law Institute | 2019 (July/Aug); p. 26-36
Date
2019
Source
IUCN (ID: ANA-094738)
Publisher | Place of publication
Environmental Law Institute | Washington, DC, USA
Document type
Article in periodical
Language
English
Country/Territory
United States of America
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Protected area Constitutional law Cultural heritage
Abstract

President Trump's distortion of the Antiquities Act by revising prior president's national monument declarations is a naked aggrandizement of executive power over the legislative branch's policy proerogatives.