Joseph M. Bessette, Ph.D.
Alice Tweed Tuohy Professor of Government and Ethics
Areas of Expertise:
- Research and Publications
By Man Shall His Blood Be Shed: A Catholic Defense of Capital Punishment, with Edward Feser (Ignatius Press, 2017)
“The Imperial Executive in Constitutional Democracy: Exploring the Powers-Duties Distinction” in The Imperial Presidency and the Constitution (Lexington Books, 2017)
“Confronting War: Rethinking Justice Robert Jackson’s Concurrence in Youngstown v. Sawyer” in The Limits of Constitutional Democracy, ed. Stephen Macedo and Jeffrey K. Tulis (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, forthcoming 2010)