Bush Military Court Order
reynolds at LIBRA.LAW.UTK.EDU
Sat Nov 17 19:48:46 PST 2001
I agree that this matters. Requiring the "war power" to be
exercised only after a momentous vote of Congress has an
obvious -- and important -- check-and-balance function, which is
why I disagree with those on this list who maintain that war
declarations are of no significance. I note that Yakus and
Youngstown both seem to attach considerable importance to the
matter as well.
Original message from: Judith Baer
>Another problem: this isn't a time of war. Congress hasn't
>When FDR issued his executive order, there was a declared war.
>if this is repeating an earlier post--it's such an obvious point that I
>would expect someone to have made it.
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