TITLE

The Nixon Theory of the War Power: A Critique

AUTHOR(S)
Wormuth, Francis D.
PUB. DATE
May 1972
SOURCE
California Law Review;May72, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p623
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
7410191

 

Related Articles

  • HOLDING THE PRESIDENT ACCOUNTABLE TO CONSTITUTIONAL LIMITS. Fisher, Louis // Utah Law Review;2014, Vol. 2014 Issue 4, p793 

    As with Congress and the judiciary, presidents have access to powers expressly stated in the Constitution and those necessarily implied in those grants. In highly limited circumstances, presidents may also exercise a "prerogative" (i.e., unilateral action), but that authority is frequently...

  • WASHINGTON FRONT. McGrory, Mary // America;12/27/1969, Vol. 121 Issue 22, p627 

    The article reports on the political activity of U.S. President Richard Nixon regarding the Vietnam War. It states that Nixon's approach on peace to Vietnam has been exceptionally devious. It also notes that Nixon finds it hard to believe that his countrymen could be led to a graceful acceptance...

  • THE VIET NAM TIMETABLE.  // Time;6/27/1969, Vol. 93 Issue 26, p30 

    The article discusses the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Vietnam. It notes the proposal of former Defense Secretary Clark Clifford on pulling out 100,000 U.S. servicemen in 1969 and American ground-combat forces to leave South Vietnam by the end of 1970. It also states that President Richard...

  • The President battles on Three Fronts.  // Time;May1972, Vol. 99 Issue 18, p19 

    The article focuses on issues in the Viet Nam policy and the withdrawal of U.S. troops under President Richard Nixon. It notes that North Vietnam, testing the U.S. resolve, entered with great force the demilitarization zone (DMZ) and the Cambodian border. It says that Nixon was caught battling...

  • The President Digs In on Viet Nam.  // Time;4/19/1971, Vol. 97 Issue 16, p27 

    The article focuses on a recent speech by U.S. president Richard Nixon on his Vietnam War policy. It reports the growing discontentment among political parties over the country's involvement in the war, and discusses Nixon's statement on gradual disengagement of troops. It mentions that the...

  • The Cost of the War After It's "Over".  // Time;4/19/1971, Vol. 97 Issue 16, p28 

    The article focuses on total expenditure of the U.S. in the Vietnam War. It reports that the country has lost 44,876 soldiers till now and has expended 120 billion dollars, and mentions that even after the disengagement plans announced by president Richard Nixon, the casualty level is likely to...

  • Nixon II: A Chance for New Beginnings.  // Time;1/29/1973, Vol. 101 Issue 5, p11 

    The article focuses on the second term of U.S. President Richard Nixon. It notes that in his inaugural address, he indicated that his primary goal is still world affairs and in maintaining peace that will endure for generations. It says however, that though he spoke little of Viet Nam policy,...

  • Blaming the Critics.  // Time;10/10/1969, Vol. 94 Issue 15, p23 

    The article reports on two private meetings conducted by U.S. President Richard Nixon with Republican congressional and party leaders. It states the meeting at Camp David in which Nixon blamed the Democratic-controlled Congress for the problems of his administration. The other meeting was held...

  • Again the War.  // Time;4/17/1972, Vol. 99 Issue 16, p32 

    The article offers information on the possible threat that the Vietnam War poses in the reelection of U.S. President Richard Nixon in November 1972. It states that the president treats the attack of North Vietnam on the South as a fearful recrudescence that brings new hazards to his reelection....

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics