Youngstown Steel v. Sawyer
(1952)
A U.S. Supreme Court case in which the Court ruled that President Harry S. Truman's seizure of strike-bound steel plants in order to provide materials for the Korean War could not be based on inherent presidential powers, but had to be authorized by statute. Truman immediately halted the takeover.
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