The Constitution and Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 85, No. 74, 1991

16 Pages Posted: 26 Mar 2011  

Michael J. Glennon

Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Date Written: March 21, 1991

Abstract

A resolution of the UN Security Council authorizing the use of force cannot substitute for congressional approval under the United States Constitution or the War Powers Resolution.

Keywords: Declaration of war, Security Council, faithful execution, delegation, Congress, President

Suggested Citation

Glennon, Michael J., The Constitution and Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter (March 21, 1991). American Journal of International Law, Vol. 85, No. 74, 1991. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1791624

Michael J. Glennon (Contact Author)

Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy ( email )

Medford, MA 02155
United States

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