Congressional Powers of Inquiry

Archive Report


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Richard M. Boeckel, Editor

Legal Challenge to Dies Committee Action

Arrest of Committee Agents After Philadelphia Riad

The Outcome of legal proceedings now underway in Philadelphia and in Washington, arising out of recent acts of the House (Dies) Committee to Investigate Un-American Activities, is expected to aid materially in delineating the inquisitorial powers of Congress. Two agents of the House committee are soon to be bound over to a grand jury at Philadelphia on charges of entering into a conspiracy to violate the Bill of Rights in conducting a raid on ...

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