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Distinctions Between International and U.S. Foreign Relations Law ...


In the media reports on the legal advice given to the President and other U.S. ... [ 4] if the President acts in his capacity as commander-in-chief of the armed forces  ...

Congressional Power To Require Defense Expenditures


T HE notion that the President's power as Commander in Chief gives ... the armed forces or national defense appears to be of comparatively .... appropriations act would be ineffectual, but hoped to express a "unanimity of feeling" with.

Can the President Be Torturer in Chief? - ACS

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government, federal, state or local, civilian or military, is authorized to commit or ... Airborne Division regularly engaged in acts of torture and cruel treatment.14 .... is unconstitutional because it violates the President's commander-in-chief power  ...

The War Power and Its Limits - University of Vermont


Presidents use their tools--declarations of emergency, commander-in-chief ... for Use of Military Force, the Patriot Act, the president's military order authorizing ...

EMPA • Supreme Command and Control of the Armed Forces: the ...


Aug 11, 2013 ... The President was named as supreme commander of the defence ... Defence Act adopted in the same year, the Commander-in-Chief of the ...

Army Captain Sues Obama; Says He Lacks Authority ... - Military.com


May 5, 2016 ... An Army captain sued President Obama, alleging that he doesn't ... This is the " Commander in Chief" of the United States Forces and the President of the ... The War Powers Act, LIMITS the President's Authority in Making War.

Above The Law - law and liberty


For example, although much is made of the president acting as commander-in- chief of the armed forces, the truth is that the founders did not envision such ...

By President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the ...


Sep 21, 2011 ... President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the. Federal ... Mr. President, for us in Nigeria, terrorist acts, rather than intimidate, will.

The battle over war powers - LA Times


Sep 22, 2008 ... The Constitution, and the War Powers Act of 1973, limit a president's ability to ... that the president should be commander in chief of land and naval forces, ... That war was unjustifiable from a military or geopolitical standpoint.

JFK vs. the Military - The Atlantic


General Curtis LeMay, the Air Force chief of staff and JFK's frequent antagonist, looks ... “Here was a president who had no military experience at all, sort of a ... Kennedy did not want officers thinking they could speak or act however they wished. ... The NATO commander, General Lauris Norstad, and two Air Force generals, ....

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ThisNation.com--What is an Executive Order?


From time to time I hear that President Bush has issued an Executive Order ... Orders (EOs) are legally binding orders given by the President, acting as the head of the ... As the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, the President is also ...

Microsoft Word - 8 Prakash - ACS


What did it mean to regulate the armed forces and captures on land and water? ... powers to the President when it makes him commander in chief. Others ... abdicate his responsibilities as CINC during wartime, Congress could neither act as a.

The Arguments in the Saboteur Trial - Penn Law: Legal Scholarship ...


On July 7, 1942, the President appointed a military commission of ..... the acts of the President as Commander-in-Chief under his war powers and the statutes of ...