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  • United States v. Louisiana, 363 U.S. 1 (1960)

    ...However, this provision appears not in the definitional or granting sections of the statute ( 2 or 3), but in 4, the purpose of which is to approve and ... After the failure of the Treaty, which would have annexed Texas as a territory of the United States, several proposals were introduced in the next session of ...

  • Stogner v. California, 539 U.S. 607 (2003)

    ...Every law that changes the punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment, than the law annexed to the crime, when committed. 4th. Every law that alters the legal rules of evidence, and receives ...A law which does not alter the definition of the crime but only revives prosecution does not make the crime "greater than it was, when ...

  • Section 9: Powers Denied to Congress

    .... . Ex Post Facto Laws . . Definition . . Both federal and state governments are prohibited from enacting ex post facto laws, and the ... an act which was innocent when done, or which inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime when committed, is an ex post facto law within the prohibition of the Constitution. ...

  • Section 8: Powers of Congress

    .... Definition of Terms . Commerce .-The etymology of the word "commerce" carries the primary meaning of ... either through congressional action, such as the naturalization of all residents of an annexed territory or of a territory made a State, or through treaty provision. . Categories of Citizens: ...

  • Apprendi v. New Jersey, 530 U.S. 466 (2000)

    ..., pardon, or benefit of clergy, "the court must pronounce that judgment, which the law hath annexed to the crime" (emphasis added)). Thus, with respect to the criminal law of felonious conduct, "the ... a defendant to a punishment greater than that otherwise legally prescribed were by definition "elements" of a separate legal offense. 11 As we stated in Jones: "One contributor to the ...

  • Boumediene v. Bush, 553 U.S. (2008)

    ... §7(b)'s effective date provision undoubtedly applies to habeas actions, which, by definition, "relate to . . . detention" within that section's meaning. Petitioners argue to no avail that ... to the United States by Spain at the conclusion of the Spanish-American War-and Hawaii-annexed by the United States in 1898. At this point Congress chose to discontinue its previous practice of ...

  • White House Press Secretary Jay Carney Holds White House Regular News Briefing

    ...CARNEY: That's exactly right. QUESTION: Jay, on Ukraine, Putin annexed Crimea today. What is the -- what is the definition of success if this is -- if this is being ...

  • Kansas v. Hendricks, 521 U.S. 346 (1997)

    ...Held:. 1. The Act's definition of "mental abnormality" satisfies "substantive" due process requirements. An individual's ... ex post facto Law" if it "inflicts" upon Hendricks "a greater punishment" than did the law "annexed to" his "crime[sJ" when he "committed" those crimes in 1984. Calder v. Bull, 3 Dall. 386, 390 ...

  • Fourteenth Amendment. Section 1: Privileges and immunities of citizenchip, due process and equal protection

    .... Definitions . "Person" .-The due process clause provides that no States shall deprive any "person" of "life, ... more valuable for brick making than for any other purpose, had been acquired before it was annexed to the municipality, and had long been used as a brickyard. . With increasing urbanization came a ...

  • Section 2: Powers and Duties of the President

    ...United States , reviewed its pronouncements regarding the definition of "inferior officer" and, disregarding some implications of its prior decisions, seemingly ... . A further contention is that while foreign territory can be annexed to the United States by the treaty power, it could not be incorporated with the United States ...

  • Command of the Commons Boasts: An Invitation to Lawfare?
  • ADR and the new rules: the role of third-party neutrals: for the first time, the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct address the ethical obligations of attorneys practicing as third-party neutrals.

    ... (a) of the Illinois rule reads identically to the ABA model rule and provides a broad definition of the third-party role. Two points are worth making about this section of the Illinois rules. . ..., and evaluators, and it does so with respect to private processes as well as court-annexed processes. . Second, the expansive definition of third-party neutral practice reinforces the ...

  • Graffiti museum: a first amendment argument for protecting uncommissioned art on private property.

    ...This expansive definition reflects how municipalities define the term. It is important to note that this conception of ... within the classic definition of real property, which includes "land, things therein, or annexed thereto, [and] the space above the soil." FRANK HALL CHILDS, PRINCIPLES OF THE LAW OF PERSONAL ...

  • A tale of two cities: an exploratory study of consolidation and annexation policies in the cities of Memphis and Nashville.

    ...For the most part, the city has annexed areas that have large tracts of residential areas first. This has included areas that are .... Distress Indicators . Consistent with Savitch and Vogel's (2000) definition of a distress indicator, the following four variables were employed: total crime, total ...

  • 10 CFR 961.11 - Text of the contract.

    ...Now, therefore, the parties hereto do hereby agree as follows:. Article I?Definitions. As used throughout this contract, the following terms shall have the meanings set forth below:. 1. ... as all SNF and/or HLW from the civilian nuclear power reactors specified in appendix A, annexed hereto and made a part hereof, has been disposed of. Article III?Term. The term of this contract ...

  • THE COMM CONCERNING V. CITY OF MODESTO, (9th Cir. 2009)

    ...However, various steps need to be taken before a community can be annexed, including determining whether the community wants to be annexed, what governmental authority will ... condition is only imposed on islands that the City deems "substantial," and there is no definition of what makes an island substantial. The infrastructure condition was imposed on the Latino areas ...

  • USA V. STEPHEN KELLY, (9th Cir. 2012)

    ...Finally, they challenge the district court's jury-instruction definition of the statutory term "maliciously," as used in 18U.S.C. § 1363, and the sufficiency of the ... shall be in conformity with the Regulations respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land, annexed to the present Convention." Hague Convention, art. 1, 36 Stat. 2290. This anticipatory language ...

  • The legality of the West Bank Wall: Israel's High Court of Justice v. the International Court of Justice.

    ... the "legitimate" power, it still had the rights and duties of an occupying power before it annexed those territories. (71) Article 31 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties of 1969 (VCLT) ..., which based this finding of law upon the consensus interpretation placed upon the Definition of Aggression annexed to General Assembly resolution 3314. Article 3 of the Definition stipulates ...

  • Downes v. Bidwell, 182 U.S. 244 (1901)

    ... United States;' that territory ceded by treaty 'becomes a part of the nation to which it is annexed, either on the terms stipulated in the treaty of cession, or on such as its new master shall ...4, 4), by which we understand, according to the definition of Webster, 'a government in which the supreme power resides in the whole body of the people, and ...

  • Pollock v. Farmers' Loan & Trust Co., 158 U.S. 601 (1895)

    ...Any loose expressions in definition of the word 'direct,' so far as conflicting with his well-considered views in the Federalist, must ... tax, in the sense of the constitution, can mean nothing but a tax on something inseparably annexed to the soil; something capable of apportionment under all such circumstances.' 'It is sufficient, ...

  • 50 CFR 230.2 - Definitions.

    ...SUBCHAPTER D: WHALING. PART 230: WHALING PROVISIONS. 230.2 - Definitions. Aboriginal subsistence whaling means whaling authorized by paragraph 13 of the Schedule annexed to and constituting a part of the Convention. Assistant Administrator means the Assistant Administrator for Fisheries of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Authorized officer ...

  • Contractors or Illegal Combatants? The Status of Armed Contractors in Iraq

    Prior to the second Gulf War, military regulations limited contractors from being armed except in extreme situations, and only then did regulations permit them to carry sidearms.10 These restrictions were fueled by concerns that armed contractors could lose their non-combatant status and become targets of attack.11 Despite the concerns about the status of contractors, the second Gulf War saw not...

  • Dred Scott v. Sandford, 60 U.S. 393, 19 How. 393 (1856)

    ...It uses them as terms so well understood, that no further description or definition was necessary. . But there are two clauses in the Constitution which point directly and ...The condition subsequently sought to be annexed in 1787 , (declared, too, to be perpetual and immutable,) being contradictory to the terms and ...

  • II. Counter-Terrorism and the Use of Force in International Law

    ... Article 51 sets a threshold of 'armed attack' for vesting of the right, there is no definition of that term. The Charter also fails to articulate the well-accepted requirements that acts of ...297 (1987). contained in Article 3, paragraph (g), of the Definition of Aggression annexed to General Assembly resolution 3314 (XXIX), may be taken to reflect customary international ...

  • USA v. Young, (5th Cir. 2009)

    ... that changes the punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment, than the law annexed to the crime, when committed. . . .16 The Supreme Court has uniformly reaffirmed Justice Chase's ... understanding of the Ex Post Facto Clause: Legislatures may not retroactively alter the definition of crimes or increase the punishment for criminal acts."). . 2001 sex crime.18 That is, Young ...