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United States (1957), the Supreme Court reversed a conviction for contempt of Congress in a case where a witness had refused to answer questions put to him
by HUAC. John Watkins answered questions about his own beliefs and activities
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The lower court held in favor of the defendant dismissing the suit. Mr. Kilbourn
appealed, and the Supreme Court reversed, holding that Congress did not have
a general power to punish for contempt.62 While the Court appeared to
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148 contempt of Congress increasingly less conservative southern Democrats or
southern Republicans uninterested in forming coalitions with Democrats. ... The
Supreme Court has upheld the power of Congress to hold people in contempt.
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the press has generally held Congress in ... of Congress was much more
unfavorable than was coverage of either the presidency or the Supreme Court.3
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Do courts not have other disciplinary and punitive sanctions equally effective, yet
better procedurally dedicated to an ordered liberty?92 In 1857, a federal statute
was enacted authorising punishment for contempt of Congress.93 The statute ...
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But the behavioral pattern of Congress toward contempt citations initiated by the
Un-American Activities Committee has ... When Congress automatically approves
every citation on the ground that the courts will dispense justice, Congress fails ...
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Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental
Relations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-
eighth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 2684 and H.R. 3456 ... November 15,
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There is no explicit grant of this power in the Constitution, although Congress has
assumed it since 1795. In Anderson v. Dunn (1821), which dealt with an attempt
to bribe members, the Supreme Court held that the legislative contempt power ...