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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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