Schlesinger v. Holtzman
Significance, A Unique Series Of Events, The Court Defers Action Again, Impact
James Schlesinger, Secretary of Defense
Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) and several Air Force officers
That without decisive opposition by Congress the president has constitutional authority to conduct air combat over Cambodia.
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr., Warren E. Burger (writing for the Court), Thurgood Marshall, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist, Potter Stewart, Byron R. White
William O. Douglas
Date of Decision
4 August 1973
Upheld the U.S. claim and affirmed a court of appeals decision by reversing Justice Douglas's decision to temporarily halt U.S. bombing in Cambodia.
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- Rosenburg v. United States, 346 U.S. 273 (1953).
- Holtzman v. Schlesinger, 414 U.S. 1304 (1973).
- Goldwater v. Carter, 444 U.S. 996 (1979).
- Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Chadha, 462 U.S. 919 (1983).
- Biskupic, Joan, and Elder Witt. Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, 1997.
- Lindsay, James M. Congress and the Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
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