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Congress's Contempt Power [electronic resource] : Law, History, Practice, and Procedure.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2007.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (68 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Executive-legislative relations.
Contempt of legislative bodies -- United States.
Executive privilege (Government information).
Summary:
Examines source of and basis for Congressional contempt power; historical development of early case law; its statutory and constitutional limitations; procedures associated with inherent, criminal, and civil contempt proceedings; and Department of Justice position on use of inherent and/or criminal contempt of Congress against the executive branch.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Congress's Contempt Power
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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