Congressional Oversight of Executive Agreements: Hearing, Ninety-second Congress, Second Session, on S. 3475 ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1972 - Digital images - 668 pages
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Page 416 - The Parties agree that an armed attack against one or more of them in Europe or North America shall be considered an attack against them all...
Page 590 - States at the time of the first publication of his work; or " (b) When the foreign state or nation of which such author or proprietor is a citizen or subject grants, either by treaty, convention, agreement, or law, to citizens of the United States the benefit of copyright on substantially the same basis as to its own citizens...
Page 10 - The Constitution of the United States is a law for rulers and people, equally in war and in peace, and covers with the shield of its protection all classes of men at all times and under all circumstances.
Page 308 - It results that the investment of the federal government with the powers of external sovereignty did not depend upon the affirmative grants of the Constitution. The powers to declare and wage war, to conclude peace, to make treaties, to maintain diplomatic relations with other sovereignties, if they had never been mentioned in the Constitution, would have vested in the federal government as necessary concomitants of nationality.
Page 358 - All appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the rules of the Senate or the House of Representatives, as the case may be, to the procedure relating to a resolution with respect to a reorganization plan shall be decided without debate.
Page 371 - I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
Page 357 - ... shall be referred • to the same committee) by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the case may be.
Page 73 - No State shall, without the Consent of Congress, . . . enter into any Agreement or Compact with another State, or with a foreign Power, . . .
Page 357 - House) at any time in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of such House. SEC. 202. As used in this title, the term "resolution...
Page 6 - For the purpose of subsection (a) of this section — (1) continuity of session is broken only by an adjournment of Congress sine die ; and (2) the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than 3 days to a day certain are excluded in the computation of the 60-day period.