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Limitations on the treaty-making power under the Constitution of the United States / by Henry St. George Tucker.

Author/Creator:
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1853-1932 author.
Publication:
Union, N.J. : Lawbook Exchange, 2000
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xxi, 444 pages)
Series:
Core collection
U.S. treaties and agreements library
Legal classics library (Buffalo, N.Y.)
World treaty library
HeinOnline core collection
HeinOnline U.S. treaties and agreements library
HeinOnline legal classics library
HeinOnline world treaty library
Distribution:
[Buffalo, New York] : William S. Hein and Company, [200-?]
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Subjects:
Treaty-making power -- United States.
Treaty-making power.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Views and opinions of authors and statesmen on the treaty power of the Constitution from our early history to the present time
Opinions of judges, Federal and state, on the treaty-making power, from decided cases
The treaty power under the Articles of Confederation as strong as under the Constitution. The chief difference being that under the former there was no judicial tribunal to enforce treaties
Treaty power under the Constitution : its supremacy considered in relation to other supreme powers. Rules of construction
Analysis of the views of Charles Henry Butler as disclosed in his book "The treaty-making power under the Constitution of the United States", under nine headings, considered seriatim
The cases of Chirac volume Chirac, Hauenstein volume Lynham, Geofroy volume Riggs, hold that the treaty power may remove the badge of alienage from foreigners, and do not hold that this power may annul the laws of descent of the states
Ware volume Hylton. The case did not decide that the definitiveTreaty of Peace of 1783 annulled the law of Virginia of October, 1777
The claim of supremacy of the treaty power over the House of Representatives considered. President Washington's contest with the House over the Jay Treaty. Presidents from John Adams to McKinley have not followed Washington's precedent
The treaty power in its obligations to foreigners. Views of secretaries Webster, Evarts, Blaine, Bayard, and others
The relation of the treaty-making power to the police power of the states
Report of J. Randolph Tucker, chairman of the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives, 49th Congress, on the Hawaiian Treaty, holding that a treaty cannot change revenue laws without the sanction of the House of Representatives
Japanese-California controversies. Views of Senator Elihu Root and others
Conclusions. Limitations on the treaty-making power. If greater power is required the remedy is by constitutional amendment
Notes:
Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, 1915
Includes index
Description based on HeinOnline index screen, viewed February 2, 2010
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