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Constitutional Law Keyed to Rotunda
United States v. Curtiss-Wright Export Corp.
Citation:299 U.S. 304 (1936)
Congress enacted the Joint Resolution of Congress delegating the President the power to prohibit the sale of arms and munitions of war in the United States to those countries now engaged in armed conflict in the Chaco. President Roosevelt issued a proclamationprohibiting the sale of arms and delegated to the Secretary of State the power to prescribe exceptions and limitations to the joint resolution which his proclamation made effective. Appellees urge that Congress abdicated its essential functions and delegated them to the Executive.
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