United States v. Curtiss-Wright Export Corp.
Significance, Court Upholds Broad Presidential Powers In Foreign Affairs, Further Readings
Curtiss-Wright Export Corporation
That the president has the power to prohibit arms sales to warring nations.
Chief Lawyers for Appellant
Homer S. Cummings, U.S. Attorney General; Martin Conboy
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Justices for the Court
Louis D. Brandeis, Pierce Butler, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Charles Evans Hughes, Owen Josephus Roberts, George Sutherland (writing for the Court), Willis Van Devanter
James Clark McReynolds (Harlan Fiske Stone did not participate)
Date of Decision
21 December 1936
The Supreme Court upheld the presidential resolution prohibiting the arms sales.
- Carter v. Carter Coal Co., 298 U.S. 238 (1936).
- Massieu v. Reno, 915 F.Supp. 681 (1996).
- Velasquez v. Frapwell, 160 F.3d 389 (1998).
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