A Bibliography of Executive Branch War Powers Opinions Since 1950

Stephen M. Griffin

Tulane University Law School

June 25, 2012

Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 12-9
Tulane Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 3, 2013

This is an update to an earlier version of the paper, now published in the Tulane Law Review. Intended as an aid to scholarship, it is a bibliography of executive branch legal opinions on war powers since 1950. They are listed in chronological order. Most have been published as public documents, although some were confidential at the time they were written and are available only from presidential libraries. The Tulane Law Review has generously published eight appendices to the original article, providing the full text of the unpublished opinions. These appendices are available from the various online sources in which the Tulane Law Review is published. This article provides the bibliography and a brief commentary, but without the appendices.

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Keywords: war powers, presidential power

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Date posted: July 5, 2012 ; Last revised: February 19, 2013

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Griffin, Stephen M., A Bibliography of Executive Branch War Powers Opinions Since 1950 (June 25, 2012). Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 12-9; Tulane Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 3, 2013. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2091219 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2091219

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