Arnaldo Sampaio de Moraes Godoy



RESUMO: O texto analisa o Poder Legislativo protagonizado pelo Presidente norte-americano, no contexto dos arranjos institucionais dos Estados Unidos da América. Argumenta-se que, por meio de ordens executivas, o Presidente norte-americano exerce amplos poderes legislativos, de modo peculiar, que o direito constitucional brasileiro desconhece. Há um previsível campo de influência, cujos resultados são raramente contestados na ordem constitucional norte-americana.

PALAVRAS-CHAVE: ordens executivas; Poder Legislativo e atuação executiva; presidencialismo imperial.

ABSTRACT: The paper analyses the legislative power accomplished by the President, in the context of the North-American institutional arrangements. It argues that by the means of the executive orders the President has a great deal of legislative power, in a peculiar manner, which our constitutional model does not acknowledge. There is a predictable area of influence, whose results are scarcely challenged in the North-American constitutional order.

KEYWORDS: executive orders; Legislative power and Executive action; imperial presidencialism.

SUMÁRIO: Introdução; 1 As ordens executivas no direito constitucional norte-americano; 2 As ordens executivas e o presidencialismo imperial; Síntese conclusiva; Referências.

SUMMARY: Introduction; 1 Executive orders in the American Constitutional Law; 2 Executive orders and the imperial presidentialism; Conclusions; References.

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