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Treaties And Executive Agreements A Reply, Edwin Borchard Jan 1945

Treaties And Executive Agreements A Reply, Edwin Borchard

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The authors of the articles under reply, Messrs. McDougal and Lans, have, like McClure, essayed to show that the treaty and the executive agreement are interchangeable, and, since executive agreements are simpler to conclude, they advocate disregarding as obsolete the treaty-making power, requiring, as it does, the consent of two thirds of the Senate, and substituting for it the use of the executive agreement. In that demand they differ radically from the constitutional conclusions which the writer, as well as many other students of the subject, have reached. To give their proposal a more “democratic” tinge, the authors propose what ...


Legal Planning Of Petroleum Production, J. Howard Marshall, Norman L. Meyers Jan 1931

Legal Planning Of Petroleum Production, J. Howard Marshall, Norman L. Meyers

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THE heroics of Governor Murray in calling out the troops to close
the oil wells of Oklahoma until such time as purchasers would pay
one dollar a barrel has dramatized the acute problem of low
prices and overproduction which has haunted the petroleum industry
in the past few years. The competitive exploitation of oil
lands has resulted not only in dissipating huge quantities of both
oil and gas through the wasteful rush to market but also in diminishing
profits through the production of oil and gas in excess of
current demands. It has become imperative that the financial
losses of ...