This guide emphasizes political structures and constitutional and legal principles that define the parameters of the presidency, as well as the regulatory state that operates within the executive branch. It provides tools to explore how different political and legal structures both empower and limit the executive branch.
We want to make materials widely available, but we also need to work within the licensing agreements for the different databases we use. Although we will often link to materials that are on free websites, we will sometimes link to material that is only available to TCU users.
Articles and Cases
LexisNexis Academic is a large online collection that is available to the entire TCU community, meaning faculty, students, and staff can use them from wherever they have web access. They are also available to members of the community who visit our library in person and use our community designated computers.
Students, faculty, and staff can check out books from the library.
Members of the public can check out books if they are part of the TexShare program. To take part in this program you must:
If you do not have access to a resource we cite, check with your local library: public library, county law library, law school library, or university library. Not every library subscribes to every resource, but your local librarians should be able to help you find sources with the citations we give.