TITLE

THE QUASI WAR CASES--AND THEIR RELEVANCE TO WHETHER "LETTERS OF MARQUE AND REPRISAL" CONSTRAIN PRESIDENTIAL WAR POWERS

AUTHOR(S)
Sidak, J. Gregory
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Spring2005, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p465
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the effect of the undeclared Quasi war with France in 1798-1800 on the war powers of the U.S. president. Views of author Hugo Grotius on vicarious liability in a monarchy; Frequency of issuing letters of marque and reprisal during the eighteenth century; Importance of the letters of marque and reprisal to colonies.
ACCESSION #
16901275

 

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