West Headnote of the Day – December 7, 2009

December 7, 2009

West's Key 402 War and National Emergency
West's Key 402I In General
West's Key 402k6 k. Commencement.

A formal declaration by Congress was not essential to a political determination of the existence of the state of war commencing with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
New York Life Ins. Co. v. Bennion, 158 F.2d 260 (10th Cir. 1946)

402 War and National Emergency