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  • ...an [[Citizens|citizens]], Cuba remains the only country in the world their government prohibits them from visiting. ...ermissible purposes are academic research, humanitarian outreach, official government business and journalism. Other Americans defy the travel ban and enter Cuba
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  • ...as legislation that would limit and regulate access to abortion, including government financing of abortion procedures. Some anti-abortion groups have practiced ...receive funds through title X of the Public Health Service Act of 1970, 42 U.S.C.A. §§ 300–300a-6. T
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  • <div type="article"><p>The McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 (15 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 1011 et seq.) gives states the authority to regulate the "busine ...S.C.A. &#xA7; 12 et seq., and the Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914, 15 U.S.C.A. &#xA7;&#xA7; 41&#x2013;51, apply to the business of insurance to the ex
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  • ... of designated Communist-action organizations to regulation by the federal government.'' ...fficials perceived a threat of violent and forcible over-throw of the U.S. government by U.S. Communist groups that advocated this objective. Among other things,
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  • ...s to become involved in the government. The McCarran-Walter Act of 1952 (8 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 1101 et seq.) imposed stricter restrictions on immigration.</p>
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  • ...controversial campaign against supposed Communist infiltration of the U.S. government. His accusations and methods of interrogation of witnesses came to be calle ... Communism and the menace of the Soviet Union as well as angry at the U.S. government's apparent inability to prevent the spread of Communism.
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  • ...te Department|State Department]]</span> and other divisions of the federal government. McCarthy was a master of the media, attracting front-page coverage for his ... known as the <span>[[Landrum Griffin Act|landrum-griffin act]]</span> (29 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 401 et seq.). This act sought to prevent union corruption and to
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  • ...by the U.S. Supreme Court that established the principles that the federal government possesses broad powers to pass a number of types of laws, and that the stat ...]]</span> of the Constitution, was a blanket authorization for the federal government to regulate the states.
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  • <p>The war experience also sparked McGranery's interest in law and government. While at Temple, and later at Temple Law School, he became active in local ...lso reviewed board-of-appeals findings under the Selective Service Act (50 U.S.C.A. App. 451-471a).</p>
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  • ...fully defended the constitutionality of the Public Holding Company Act (15 U.S.C.A. § 79 et seq.) and fully supported an international military tribunal's ...he Justice Department would investigate and clean up any corruption in the government. When critics objected to the Justice Department's investigating itself, th
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  • ... very restricted duties of the investigating and arresting officers of the Government and which tends to undermine the integrity of the criminal proceeding."</p> ...n 1968, Congress passed the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act (42 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 3701 et seq.), which allowed the admission of a confession at tr
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  • ... S. Ct. 837, 79 L. Ed. 1570 (1935), and the Agricultural Adjustment Act, 7 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 601 et seq., in <i>United States v. Butler</i>, 297 U.S. 1, 56 S ...he <span>[[Social Security Act Of|social security act of]]</span> 1935, 42 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 301 et seq., castigating the idea that the Constitution gave the
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  • ...ical care. The program is a joint federal-state endeavor, with the federal government providing money to the states, which provide additional financing and admin ...istering the Medicaid program. For example, from 1987 to 1992, the federal government imposed 30 mandates on states that related to eligibility, reimbursement, a
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  • ...don B. Johnson's <span>[[Great Society|Great Society]]</span> programs (42 U.S.C.A. §§ 1395 et seq.). ...is not supported by a large, federal organizational hierarchy. The federal government enters into contracts with private insurance companies for the processing o
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  • ...h, Meese's former law school classmate and personal attorney, to lobby the government on its behalf. In 1982, Meese helped Wedtech, at Wallach's urging, to get a
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  • ... programs. By 1996, every State, the District of Columbia, and the Federal Government had enacted some variation of Megan's Law. ...Of 1994|violent crime control and law enforcement act of 1994]]</span> (42 U.S.C. 14071); the amendment is known as Megan's Law. This legislation directs a
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  • ...utinizes proposed mergers. On the other hand, since the 1980s, the federal government has become less aggressive in seeking the prevention of mergers. Since the late nineteenth century, the federal government has challenged business practices and mergers that create, or may create, a
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  • ...ained based on merit. In overseeing the personnel practices of the federal government, the board conducts special studies of the merit systems; hears and decides ...January 16, 1883. The duties and authority of the board are specified in 5 U.S.C.A. &#xA7;&#xA7; 1201&#x2013;1206 (1978).</p>
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  • <p>The U.S. government has long recognized that a stable and economically prosperous Mexico is fun ...d States. Although Mexico suffered a severe recession in 1995, the Mexican government's implementation of tough stabilization measures averted an even more serio
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  • ... over a fundamental problem: how much power should be given to the federal government and, in particular, the federal judiciary? The answer would influence the c ... the Republicans had argued over their competing visions of strong federal government versus <span>[[States' Rights|states' rights]]</span>. The 1800 election cr
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  • <div type="article"><p><i>A government that is established during or after military occupation by the victorious c ...ies when governing a territory under belligerent occupation. This military government is not the same as <span>[[Martial Law|martial law]]</span>, although the o
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  • The authority of the government to maintain a military and to develop rules and regulations governing it is ...ilitary service may be accomplished through administrative proceedings (10 U.S.C.A. § 1169). The Department of Defense outlines the reasons, guidelines, a
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  • ...s of professional soldiers maintained both in war and peace by the federal government.'' ... in that authority over the state militias was divided between the federal government and the state governments. Congress was given the authority to organize, ar
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  • ...w]]</span>. His "libertarian theory" continues to attract those opposed to government interference in the lives of individuals. ...he state has no legitimate reason to compel a person to act in the way the government wishes. This principle has proved complex in application, because it is dif
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  • ...ation of the Fourteenth Amendment would give too much power to the federal government and that it could distort the concept of <span>[[Federalism|federalism]]</s
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  • ...sed the <span>[[Sherman Anti Trust Act|Sherman Anti-Trust Act]]</span> (15 U.S.C.A. § 1 et seq.), which outlawed trusts and monopolies that restrained tra ...orneys General of the United States, 1789–1985.'' Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office.
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  • ...al invasion of enemy forces effectively stopped the operation of the civil government.</p>
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  • ...r Labor Standards Act|Fair Labor Standards Act]]</span> of 1938 (FLSA) (29 U.S.C.A. &#xA7;&#xA7; 201 et seq.). The FLSA culminated a long struggle for stat ...tandards for all private-industry workers. Its legal basis was the federal government's power to regulate interstate commerce. The U.S. Supreme Court, however, r
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  • <p>As a result of his deference to the other branches of government, Minton was the only dissenter in <span>[[Youngstown Sheet And Tube Co. v.
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  • ...rts. This is an archaic usage of the word. Organized rebellion against the government is now uniformly referred to as <span>[[Sedition|Sedition]]</span> or insur ...a criminal defendant's sentence if the defendant refuses to cooperate with government officials investigating a related crime. Also, a journalist who has knowled
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  • ...ise but also raised the issue of whether slavery could be regulated by any government anywhere in the Union.</p>
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  • ...a mistrial. On his own motion, the judge had declared a mistrial to enable government witnesses to consult with their own attorneys.
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  • ...General of the United States, 1789&#x2013;1985.</i> Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office.</p>
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  • ... attorney general, Mitchell was primarily responsible for representing the government of the United States before the U.S. Supreme Court in cases in which the Un
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  • ...institution. However, under the federal Bank Secrecy Act of 1970 (BSA), 31 U.S.C.A. §§ 5311 et seq., financial institutions are required to report deposi ...minals with money laundering. Another provision of the MLCA authorizes the government to confiscate all property that is traceable to violations of laws against
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  • ...ds a patent on a product or process of production, or is otherwise granted government permission to be the sole producer of a product or service in a given area. == Government Regulation ==
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  • ...wers to the states, as opposed to the Constitution, which gave the federal government more authority. He did believe in the development of the West and worked wi
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  • ..., was a French social and political philosopher whose ideas about laws and government had great influence on the leaders of the American Revolution and the Frame According to Montesquieu, although England did not have the perfect system of government, it was the best system to be found in modern Europe because it allowed for
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  • ...S. 375, 25 S. Ct. 276, 49 L. Ed. 518 (1905), before the Supreme Court. The government had obtained an <span>[[Injunction|injunction]]</span> against the trust by
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  • ...lation under the Constitution).A federalist who firmly believed in central government, he spearheaded North Carolina's ratification of the U.S. Constitution in 1
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  • ...ted and customary. People convicted of this crime can be disqualified from government office, lose their license to practice law, or be deported (in the case of ...t to determine what behavior the government should promote, if any. When a government seeks to implement a code of conduct that may conflict with the U.S. Consti
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  • ...s may declare moratoria for a broad range of reasons. For example, a local government may attempt to regulate property development by imposing a moratorium on th
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  • ...on law]]</span> as legal precedent. The church's differences with the U.S. government led to armed conflict in the late 1800s.</p> ...ther members of the government, most of whom were Mormons, defied the U.S. government by</p>
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  • The federal <span>[[Truth In Lending Act|truth in lending act]]</span>, 15 U.S.C.A. §§ 1601 set. seq., requires lenders to disclose the important terms a Several agencies of the federal government have assisted the mortgage market by infusion of capital and by guarantees
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  • ... on a multifaceted career that saw him moving between private practice and government positions while building a record of support from Republicans as well as De ...x tax and financial <span>[[Fraud|fraud]]</span> cases, drug conspiracies, government corruption, and cases involving terrorists.</p>
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  • ...ed a new state constitution that gave the city the power to create its own government. ...gencies. It gives municipalities room to experiment with new approaches to government without first seeking approval from the state. It also allows municipalitie
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  • ...w enforcement officer, prosecutor, judge, or elected, appointed, or former government official; murder committed in an especially heinous, atrocious, or cruel fa
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  • ...gs And Loan Association|savings and loan association]]</span>. The federal government normally insures money deposited in banks or savings and loan associations; ...5 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 78a et seq.), and the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 80a&#x2013;1 et seq.).</p>
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  • ...on and legislation program. It acts as the liaison between NAACP units and government agencies, and it coordinates the work of other organizations that support N ...the <span>[[Fair Housing Act Of 1968|fair housing act of 1968]]</span> (42 U.S.C.A. § 3601 et seq.). The NAACP remained an interracial group and spurned t
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  • ...ing, insurance, gas pipelines, and meatpacking, as well as the creation of government agencies such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Oc ...ct (80 Stat. 718 [15 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 1381 note]). The latter created a new government body, later named the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, that
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  • ...ution and usage of narcotic drugs has been a major priority of the federal government and the various state governments since the early part of the twentieth cen ...forcement Administration. 2003. ''Drugs of Abuse.'' Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office.
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  • ... chartered by the National Consumer Cooperative Bank Act (92 Stat. 499, 12 U.S.C.A. 3001), enacted on August 20, 1978. The bank is directed by the act to e <p>The act provided that the federal government would contribute the initial capitalization of the bank through the purchas
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  • ...irds of its funding from corporations and foundations; the rest comes from government sources.</p>
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  • ...d. The NCUA also manages the Central Liquidity Facility, a mixed-ownership government corporation, the purpose of which is to supply emergency loans to member cr ...y in the <span>[[Executive Branch|executive branch]]</span> of the federal government. The NCUA regulates and insures all FCUs and insures state-chartered CUs th
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  • ...43, the NFIB was created to give small and independent business a voice in government decision making. The NFIB is recognized as one the most influential <span>[ The NFIB opposes higher taxes on business and government regulation. At the state level, it works to lower the rates businesses are
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  • ... also required dealers of the listed firearms to register with the federal government, and also required for firearms sold before the effective date of the act, ...<i>Miller v. United States</i>, 307 U.S. 174, 59 S.Ct. 816, 83 L.Ed. 1206 (U.S.Ark. 1939), two men were charged with transferring a double barrel 12-gauge
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  • ...]</span> laws. With the arrival of HIV and AIDS in the 1980s, NGLTF sought government funding of medical research, and has campaigned for reform of the <span>[[H ...r perceived sexual orientation to the list of bias crimes that the federal government can prosecute.
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  • ...fend the settlements from Native American domination. In 1789, the federal government formed a War Department of approximately 700 men for the purpose of defendi ...s Congress the power to provide and maintain a Navy and make rules for the government and regulation of the land and naval forces. The Militia Clauses of the Con
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  • ...e single-payer approach reduces overhead expenses dramatically because the government pays the medical costs directly to the provider. ...tem would make citizens too dependent upon the state, which could lead the government to take excessive control over its citizens' lives.
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  • ...ure on wages. It was hoped that organized cooperation between business and government would correct what was perceived by some to be waste and inefficiency in th <p>contracts for the construction of public works. (The government did not directly employ workers on PWA projects, as it did in a later New D
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  • ...-person board created in 1934 by an act amending the Railway Labor Act (45 U.S.C.A. §§ 151–158, 160–162, 1181–1188) to resolve disputes in the rail ''U.S. Government Manual'' Website. Available online at &lt;<span>http://www.gpoaccess.gov/gm
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  • ...F. 1976. <i>The Origins of the National Recovery Administration: Business, Government, and the Trade Association Issue, 1921&#x2013;1933.</i> New York: Fordham U
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  • ...d War II]]</span>, the association offered its shooting ranges to the U.S. government and helped develop training materials for personnel and industrial security ...that any trained, law-abiding citizen has a right to get a permit from the government to carry a firearm. As a result of the NRA's lobbying efforts, 14 states ha
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  • ...ulating and restricting abortion, and has been instrumental in restricting government funding of abortions to poor women. The NRLC has a <span>[[Political Action
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  • ...he president's principal arm for coordinating these policies among various government agencies.</p> ... <span>[[Reorganization Plan|reorganization plan]]</span> No. 4 of 1949 (5 U.S.C.A. app.). The NSC was designed to provide the president with a foreign-pol
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  • ... independent board by passing the Independent Safety Board Act of 1974 (49 U.S.C.A. app. &#xA7; 1901 [1982]). The act gave the NTSB sole responsibility for <p><i>U.S. Government Manual</i> Website. Available online at &lt;<span>http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
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  • ...5 U.S.C. &#xA7; 3001 et. seq.). This act marks a reversal of previous U.S. government policies, not only providing protection for Native American burial sites bu ...ifficult than the issue of the remains of Native American tribes. The U.S. Government has traditionally seen these remains as worthy of archeological and scienti
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  • ... with the U.S. government over such issues as tribal sovereignty, shifting government policies, treaties that were made and often broken, and conflicting latter- ... tribal governments, until it does so each tribe retains the right to self-government, and no state may impose its laws on the reservation. This position was rei
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  • ...sitive law, which consists of the written rules and regulations enacted by government. The term'' natural law ''is derived from the Roman term'' jus naturale. '' ... principles are an inherent part of nature and exist regardless of whether government recognizes or enforces them. Naturalists further believe that governments m
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  • ...owner who is inconvenienced by such work has no remedy against the federal government unless state or private property itself is taken; if such property is taken ...e Clause|Commerce Clause]]</span> (Article 1, Section 8) gives the federal government extensive authority to regulate interstate commerce. This view originated i
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  • ...of Secretary of the Navy were established by the act of April 30, 1798 (10 U.S.C.A. &#xA7;&#xA7; 5011, 5031). For nine years before that date, by act of Au ...tion, authority, and control of the cabinet-level secretary of defense (10 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 5031). The secretary is responsible for the policies and control
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  • ...e a core constitutional precedent that protects the press from unwarranted government interference in the newsroom. ...ghts applicable to the actions of state governments as well as the federal government. Hughes stated that there was "no doubt" that freedom of the press and free
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  • ...numerated] Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof." (Article I, ...ion, and subsequent events helped to foster the growth of a strong central government. Their debate over the Necessary and Proper Clause between Hamilton and Jef
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  • <p>Over the next two decades, Nelson served the U.S. government in a number of unofficial capacities. He received the first of his official
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  • ..., secured the repeal of the arms embargo in the Neutrality Act of 1939 (22 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 441). Because this repeal could work to the advantage only of Gr <p>Much of the 1939 act remains in force (22 U.S.C.A. &#xA7;&#xA7; 441&#x2013;457), including the president's authority to fi
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  • ... the ingenuity of private business would cure the ills of the country, not government intrusion. The American people resented President Hoover's attitude. The ca ... holiday. He guaranteed that at the end of one week's time, banks that the government found to be sound and secure would reopen. Roosevelt also announced a <span
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  • ...on of delegates empowered by the people of the colony to establish a state government. It marks the birth of the state of New York. The constitution was not subm ...xtent that its principles conformed to the concept of a republican form of government. The reliance upon the English system was also attributable to the inexperi
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  • ...ell include vehement, caustic, and sometimes unpleasantly sharp attacks on government and public officials." Brennan maintained that erroneous statements are ine
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  • ...prisoners held in Vietnam. The ''Times'' and the ''Post'' claimed that the government was engaging in <span>[[Censorship|censorship]]</span>. Thus, the case pitt ...s v. United States'' involved the first type of prior restraint, since the government sought a court injunction prohibiting the newspapers from publishing portio
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  • ...hey believed that the Constitution conferred too much power on the federal government, supported a Bill of Rights to serve as an additional constraint against de ...from government encroachment, an inference would be drawn that the federal government could exercise an implied power to regulate such liberties.
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  • ...was investigated for allegedly passing secret information to the Communist government in the former Soviet Union. Nixon's determined pursuit of the case led to H ...h on the domestic front. He responded to strong public demand for expanded government services, and proposed a family assistance program that, had it not been vo
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  • ...ther Nixon was required to turn over secret White House tape recordings to government prosecutors. Nixon claimed that the doctrine of executive privilege allowed
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  • ...in D. Roosevelt]]</span>, who advocated an aggressive role for the federal government in national economic affairs. Congress consistently turned Roosevelt's legi ...Relations Act (NLRA or <span>[[Wagner Act|Wagner Act]]</span>) of 1935 (29 U.S.C.A. § 151 et seq.) was a dramatic recognition of workers' rights. The law
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  • ...ed by the United States-Canada Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (19 U.S.C.A. § 2112 note [Supp. 1993])—which, by the mid-1990s, had already elimi ...al Environmental Policy Act|National Environmental Policy Act]]</span> (42 U.S.C.A. §§ 4321 et seq. [1977]), which requires all federal agencies to submi
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  • ...mes and Vela Holmes on June 13, 1937, in Washington, D.C. Her father was a government employee in the District of Columbia, and her mother was a schoolteacher. N ...(29 U.S.C.A. 206) and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (29 U.S.C.A. 621).</p>
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  • ... A candidate must fill out an application and submit it to the appropriate government agency, usually the respective state's department of the secretary of state
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  • ...ablished under the provisions of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C.A. §5801) and <span>[[Executive Order|executive order]]</span> No. 11,834 ...th the NRC as early as the 1970s. The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (42 U.S.C.A. §§ 10101-10226), authorized a study of possible storage sites. In 198
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  • ... written evidence of its own, including original military, diplomatic, and government files of the Nazi regime that fell into the hands of the Allies after the c <p>Hermann Goering was the most powerful surviving member of the German government to be tried at Nuremberg. Goering had been elected president of the Reichst
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  • ...[lewd or lustful] interest." The new test was applicable to every level of government in the United States. ...rg's ''Eros'' magazine was not obscene, the Court was willing to allow the government to punish Ginzburg for appealing to his prospective subscribers' prurient i
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  • <div type="article"><p>Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, 29 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 651 et seq., a business that negligently jeopardizes the lives o ...cupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to serve as the federal government's workplace-safety watchdog, and the Occupational Safety and Health Review
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  • ...re she entered private practice. She soon became active in state and local government, serving as a member of the Maricopa County Board of Adjustments and Appeal ...tion and supported the restoration of the death penalty and limitations on government spending. She also played an active role in <span>[[Republican Party|Republ
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  • ... <span>[[Reorganization Plan|reorganization plan]]</span> No. 1 of 1939 (5 U.S.C.A. app.), effective July 1, 1939. Its functions were reorganized and the o ...hieved. It works to develop efficient coordinating mechanisms to implement government activities and to expand interagency cooperation.</p>
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  • ...NDCP) was established by the National Narcotics Leadership Act of 1988 (21 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 1501 et seq.) and began operations in January 1989.</p> <p>ONDCP develops and coordinates the policies and objectives of the federal government's program for reducing the use of illicit drugs. ONDCP seeks ways to combat
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  • ...al Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) (12 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 1462a). The reorganization resulted from the savings and loan cr <p><i>U.S. Government Manual</i> Website. Available online at &lt;<span>http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
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  • ...blic official who acts as an impartial intermediary between the public and government or bureaucracy, or an employee of an organization who mediates disputes bet ...ion. For the ombudsperson to help reduce friction between citizens and the government, he or she must be viewed as trustworthy and neutral; the process will not
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  • ...two were polar opposites on nearly every political issue, particularly the government's role in American life.</p>
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  • ...within which a municipal corporation has been established to provide local government to a population in a defined area.</p>
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  • ...ernment in the early twentieth century. In 1924 Benito Mussolini's fascist government rose to power, and Mussolini orchestrated a crackdown on the Italian mafia. ...s|aliens]]</span>. RICO also includes forfeiture provisions that allow the government to take the property of parties found guilty of violations of the act.
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  • ...te laws that have been passed by the legislative and executive branches of government but violate a constitutional principle.)</p> ...l of rights]]</span>. The Constitution separates the powers of the federal government into three branches, which help foster what is known as a system of checks
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