Wiener, Frederick Bernays, 1906-1996

American lawyer

Frederick Bernays "Fritz" Wiener was an American jurist specializing in military justice and constitutional law who became famous for the 1957 case of Reid v. Covert, which represents the only time a lawyer lost in the Supreme Court of the United States but prevailed on rehearing. That case was particularly notable in that it established that "no agreement with a foreign nation [i.e., no treaty] can confer power on the Congress, or on any other branch of Government, which is free from the restraints of the Constitution." (Source: Wikipedia)

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  • Wiener, Fritz 1906-1996
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