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u.s. v. curtiss-wright brief

u.s. v. curtiss-wright brief - proclamation like he wanted...

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Courtney Smith Professor King Con Law 4200 9/14/10 U.S v. Curtiss-Wright brief Facts: U.S v. Curtiss-Wright (November 19, 1936) is a case that was under the Criminal Appeals Act. Congress wanted the President (President Roosevelt) to declare the sale of armed weapons illegal, which he did there was a joint resolution on behalf of that new law. Curtiss-Wright had sold 15 machine guns to the country of Bolivia who already had problems with Chaco. This of course violated President Roosevelt’s proclamation and the joint resolution. Issues: Was this case an influential one to the Supreme Court? Yes. Did congress give the President enough power and freewill to take control and handle the making of his
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Unformatted text preview: proclamation like he wanted to? Yes Reasoning: Yes, because without this case in situations like how our nation is today we would have many companies trying to sale guns and other war ammo to other countries who could possibly attack ours. Yes, this cases opinion has been noted to have helped the president's power to enter into executive agreements with or without foreign nations, claims of executive opportunity in national security & other substances, as well as much of the executive branch doings. Holdings: The United States wins this case 8 to 1. The Supreme Court supported the Courtney Smith Professor King Con Law 4200 9/14/10 presidential resolution prohibiting the arms sales....
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