SELECTIVE-DRAFT LAW

SELECTIVE-DRAFT LAW

selective-draft law. A statute empowering the federal government to conscript citizens for military duty. ? The constitutionality of the first selective-draft law was challenged and upheld in the Selective-Draft-Law Cases. See Arver v. United States, 245 U.S. 366, 38 S.Ct. 159 (1918).
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