The Resource Congress's Contempt Power and the Enforcement of Congressional Subpoenas : Law, History, Practice, and Procedure, (electronic resource)

Congress's Contempt Power and the Enforcement of Congressional Subpoenas : Law, History, Practice, and Procedure, (electronic resource)

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Congress's Contempt Power and the Enforcement of Congressional Subpoenas : Law, History, Practice, and Procedure
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Congress's Contempt Power and the Enforcement of Congressional Subpoenas
Title remainder
Law, History, Practice, and Procedure
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines source of Congressional contempt power, reviews historical development of early case law, outlines statutory and common law basis for Congressional contempt power, and analyzes procedures associated with inherent contempt, criminal contempt, and civil enforcement of subpoenas. Discusses both non-constitutional and constitutionally based limitations on the power. Addresses significance of House Judiciary Committee dispute with the White House over the dismissal of several U.S. attorneys that resulted in votes for criminal contempt of Congress and the U.S. district court opinion in Committee on the Judiciary v. Miers
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ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
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federal national government publication
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • United States
  • Judge-made law
  • Executive-legislative relations
  • Criminal procedure
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Congress's Contempt Power and the Enforcement of Congressional Subpoenas : Law, History, Practice, and Procedure, (electronic resource)
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CRS Report
Antecedent source
mixed
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black and white
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (78 p.)
File format
one file format
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electronic
Level of compression
mixed
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
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present
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preservation
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remote
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crs20120150
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Label
Congress's Contempt Power and the Enforcement of Congressional Subpoenas : Law, History, Practice, and Procedure, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
CRS Report
Antecedent source
mixed
Color
black and white
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (78 p.)
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
mixed
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Quality assurance targets
present
Reformatting quality
preservation
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
crs20120150
System details
System requirements: PDF reader software

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