Cox v. Wood
247 U.S. 3 (1918)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Cox v. Wood, 247 U.S. 3 (1918)

Cox v. Wood

No. 833

Argued April 17, 18, 1918

Decided May 6, 1918

247 U.S. 3

Syllabus

Congress may conscript for military duty in a foreign country; the militia clause is not a limitation upon the war power. Selective Draft Law Cases,245 U. S. 366, followed.

Passages in appellant's brief are found scandalous and impertinent, but it is deemed unnecessary to strike them from the files.

Affirmed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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