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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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