war-powers resolution.A resolution passed by Congress in 1973 (over the President’s veto) restricting the President’s authority to involve the United States in foreign hostilities without congressional approval, unless the United States or one of its territories is attacked. 50 USCA §§ 1541–1548. [Cases: War and National Emergency  37. C.J.S. War and National Defense §§ 6, 54.]
[Blacks Law 8th]