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Constitutional Law Keyed to Shanor
United States v. Curtiss-Wright
Citation:299 U.S. 304 (1936)
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In 1936, the appellees were charged for conspiracy to sell in the United States certain arms of war, namely, fifteen machine guns, to Bolivia, a country then engaged in armed conflict in the Chaco, in violation of the Joint Resolution of Congress and the provisions of a proclamation issued on the same day by the President pursuant to authority conferred by the resolution. It is alleged that the Joint Resolution constituted an unlawful delegation of legislative power to the Executive.
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