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Invoking emergency powers in the Weimar Republican constitution

By February 26, 2019 May 30th, 2019 No Comments

Invoking emergency powers in the Weimar Republican constitution began well before March 1933. “The willingness of parliament to cede authority to the executive eased the path for the transition from authoritarian to totalitarian dictatorship and to lawlessness.”  (The Washington Post, 2/19/19)

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