American Constitutional Law Volume I Sources Of Power And Restraint

Author: Otis Stephens, Jr.
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495097047
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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

Congress S Contempt Power

Author: Morton Rosenberg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437938124
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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
recognize ...

Encyclopedia Of The United States Congress

Author: Robert E. Dewhirst
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438110286
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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.

In Contempt Of Congress

Author: Mark J. Rozell
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275956905
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Contempt. of. Congress: Sources. and. Recommendations. Since World War ll,
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
Michael ...

Contempt Of Court And Freedom Of Speech

Author: Bibha Tripath
Publisher: Readworthy
ISBN: 9381510865
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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 ...

Prosecution Of Contempt Of Congress

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations
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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,
1983 ...

The Oxford Companion To The Supreme Court Of The United States

Author: Kermit L. Hall
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195176618
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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 ...