West Headnote of the Day – May 21, 2010

May 21, 2010

West's Key 393 United States
West's Key 393I Government in General
West's Key 393k23 Congressional Investigations, Commissions and Committees
West's Key 393k23(5) Particular Subjects of Inquiry; Powers and Proceedings
West's Key 393k23(7) k. Sedition, Disloyalty and Espionage.

393 United StatesCongress has wide power, resting upon right of national self-preservation, to conduct appropriate investigations into Communist activity in United States.
Barenblatt v. United States, 79 S. Ct. 1081 (1959)