United States v. Belmont
Millions In Limbo, The Power Of International Compacts, Further Readings
Morgan and Eleanor R. Belmont, executors of the last will and testament of August Belmont, deceased
That a U.S. district court erred in dismissing the U.S. government's claims against the August Belmont Company.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Stanley Reed, U.S. Solicitor General
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Justices for the Court
Louis D. Brandeis, Pierce Butler, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Charles Evans Hughes, James Clark McReynolds, Owen Josephus Roberts, Harlan Fiske Stone, George Sutherland (writing for the Court), Willis Van Devanter
Date of Decision
3 May 1937
Diplomatic relations between the United States and the Soviet Union dictated that the bank must release the funds.
The decision affirmed the power of presidential executive orders. The Court reasoned that some types of treaties do not require Senate approval to be implemented.
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