The Nixon Theory of the War Power: A Critique

Wormuth, Francis D.
May 1972
California Law Review;May72, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p623
Academic Journal
Examines the legal case for the involvement of the United States in the Vietnam War. Legal justifications advanced by U.S. President Richard Nixon; Arguments on the authority of the Nixon administration to initiate war; War clause in the Constitution; Scope of executive power under the Constitution; Court decisions concerning the relationship between the U.S. Congress and the President in the exercise of war powers.


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