Treaties and Executive Agreements: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-second Congress, Second Session, on S.J. Res. 130, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Relative to the Making of Treaties and Executive Agreements
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1952 - Constitutional law - 540 pages
Considers constitutional amendment to restrict Presidential authority to enter into international treaties and executive agreements.
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Page 18 - Before making these nominations, each national group is recommended to consult its highest court of justice, its legal faculties and schools of law, and its national academies and national sections of international academies devoted to the study of law. ARTICLE 7 1. The Secretary-General shall prepare a list in alphabetical order of all the persons thus nominated.
Page 421 - President by an exertion of legislative power, but with such an authority plus the very delicate, plenary and exclusive power of the President as the sole organ of the federal government in the field of international relations...
Page 267 - It would not be contended that it extends so far as to authorize what the Constitution forbids, or a change in the character of the government or in that of one of the States, or a cession of any portion of the territory of the latter, without its consent.
Page 418 - No State shall, without the Consent of Congress, . . . enter into any Agreement or Compact with another State, or with a foreign Power, . . .