United States v. Reynolds (345 U.S. 1)

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United States v. Reynolds (345 U.S. 1)
by the Supreme Court of the United States
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United States v. Reynolds, 345 U.S. 1 (1953), is a landmark legal case in 1953 that saw the formal recognition of State Secrets Privilege, a judicially recognized extension of presidential power. — Excerpted from United States v. Reynolds on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Opinion of the Court

United States Supreme Court

345 U.S. 1

UNITED STATES  v.  REYNOLDS

 Argued: Oct. 21, 1952. --- Decided: March 9, 1953

Mr. Samuel D. Slade, Washington, D.C., for petitioner.

Mr. Charles J. Biddle, Philadelphia, Pa., for respondents.

Mr. Chief Justice VINSON delivered the opinion of the Court.

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).