The Philadelphia Plan: A Study in the Dynamics of Executive Power

@article{Schuwerk1972ThePP,
  title={The Philadelphia Plan: A Study in the Dynamics of Executive Power},
  author={Robert P. Schuwerk},
  journal={University of Chicago Law Review},
  year={1972},
  volume={39},
  pages={4}
}
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