International Law

Release of Old OLC Opinions, 1937-1977

By Jack Goldsmith
Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 12:26 PM

Via Steve Aftergood at Secrecy News, I see that OLC has published a large cache of old opinions from 1933-1977.  The opinions are all included in one volume.  Highlights for Lawfare readers include:

The President’s Power in the Field of Foreign Relations (November 8, 1937)

Authority of the President to Blockade Cuba (January 25, 1961)

Authority Under International Law to Take Action If the Soviet Union Establishes Missile Bases in Cuba (August 30, 1962)

Legal and Practical Consequences of a Blockade of Cuba (October 19, 1962)

Effect of a Repeal of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution (Jan. 15, 1970)

Presidential Authority to Permit Incursion Into Communist Sanctuaries in the Cambodia-Vietnam Border Area (May 14, 1970)

The President and the War Power: South Vietnam and the Cambodian Sanctuaries (May 22, 1970)