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  • The Religion Clauses of the First Amendment

    § 32.1 The Establishment Clause. § 32.1.1 Introduction. § 32.1.2 The Development of Establishment Clause Doctrine. § 32.1.2.1 The Natural Law Approach. § 32.1.2.2 The Formalist Approach. § 32.1.2.3 The Holmesian Approach. § 32.1.2.4 The Instrumentalist Approach. § 32.1.3 Specific Examples of Establishment Clause Analysis. § 32.1.3.1 The School Cases. A. The Instrumentalist Era. B. The Modern...

  • First through Tenth Amendments: Bill of Rights

    ...Nevertheless, the enduring vitality of natural law concepts encouraged renewed appeals for judicial protection through application of the Bill of ...Justice Black rejected this extension as an invocation of "natural law due process." For examples in which he and Justice Douglas split over the application of nonspecified due process limitations, ...

  • Maryland v. King, 569 U.S. (2013)

    ... most direct historical analogue to DNA technology, has, from its advent,been viewed as a natural part of "the administrative steps incident toarrest." County of Riverside v. McLaughlin, 500 U. S. ...See Denver's Study on Preventable Crimes (2009)(three examples), online at http://www.denverda.org/DNA_Documents / Denver%27s%20Preventable%20Crimes%20Study.pdf ...

  • The Due Process Clauses of the 5th and 14th Amensments

    § 27.1 Introduction to Substantive Due Process Doctrine: § 27.1.1 Introduction to Fundamental Rights Doctrine. § 27.1.2 Non-Fundamental Rights Doctrine: § 27.1.2.1 Economic and Social Legislation under the Due Process Clause. § 27.1.2.2 The Birth, Life, and Death of the Irrebuttable Presumption Doctrine. § 27.1.2.3 Unconstitutional Conditions Doctrine. § 27.1.2.4 Unconstitutionality of Excessive...

  • District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. (2008)

    ...See Brief for Respondent 2-4. . . The Second Amendment is naturally divided into two parts: its prefatory clause and its operative clause. The former does not limit ... in the written documents of the founding period that we have found, but there are a few examples, all of which favor viewing the right to "keep Arms" as an individual right unconnected with ...

  • Examples Of 2014 DOE Grants, Loan And Financing Programs – Part 3 Of 3
  • Fourteenth Amendment. Section 1: Privileges and immunities of citizenchip, due process and equal protection

    ... been "born outside the dominions of the United States," had migrated thereto and been naturalized therein. Freed slaves fell into neither of these categories. . The Court further held that, ... Examples are seizure of contaminated foods or drugs or other such commodities to protect the consumer, ...

  • Section 2: Judicial Power and Jurisdiction

    ... protection through the judicial process." Thus, plaintiffs who pleaded that they used the natural resources of the Washington area, that rail freight rates would deter the recycling of used goods, .... Boundary Disputes: The Law Applied .-Of the earlier examples of suits between States, that between New Jersey and New York is significant for the application ...

  • Section 8: Powers of Congress

    .... Promotion of Business: Protective Tariff . The earliest examples of taxes levied with a view to promoting desired economic objectives in addition to raising revenue ... discrimination in public accommodations, and to protect the public against evils both natural and contrived by people. The power to regulate interstate commerce is, therefore, rightly regarded ...

  • Judicial Review

    § 17.1 Foundations of . § 17.1.1 The Nature and Basis of . § 17.1.2 During the Original Natural Law Era: 1789-1873. § 17.1.2.1 Marbury v. Madison versus the Tripartite Theory of . § 17.1.2.2 Martin v. Hunter's Lessee and Federal Court Supremacy. § 17.1.3.1 During the Formalist Era: 1873-1937. § 17.1.3.2 During the Holmesian Era: 1937-1954. § 17.1.3.3 During the Instrumentalist Era: 1954-1986. ...

  • Sorrell v. IMS Health Inc., 564 U.S. (2011)

    ... reports for target marketing).The ease with which one can point to actual or hypothetical examples with potentially adverse speech-relatedeffects at least roughly comparable to those at issue ... messages sent by asmall class of regulated speakers, for example, electricitygenerators or natural gas pipelines. The Court also uses the words "aimed" and "targeted"when describing the relation of ...

  • Examples Of 2014 DOE Grants, Loan And Financing Programs – Part 1 Of 3

    ... a wide range of grants, loan and financing programs and also funds transformational and up-and-coming technologies that create innovative ways to source, distribute, and use energy and other natural resources. The DOE provides a useful guide to public assistance through federal grants and loan guarantees and other programs here. Over the next few days, we will be highlighting a partial list of ...

  • Alden v. Maine, 527 U.S. 706 (1999)

    ...The more natural inference is that the Constitution was understood, in light of its history and structure, to ... in the States when the Constitution was drafted and ratified," ante, at 715-716, but the examples of Connecticut and Rhode Island suggest that this claim is overstated. It is of course true that ...

  • Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center, 568 U.S. (2013)

    ...State Farm Mut.Auto. Ins. Co., 106 Wis. 2d 263, 316 N. W. 2d 348 (1982)).Those examples illustrated the kind of "special rules andprocedures for allocating tort settlements" that Ahlborn ... See Brief for Petitioner33-36 (citing Chevron U. S. A. Inc. v. Natural ResourcesDefense Council, Inc., 467 U. S. 837 (1984)).The 2006 and 2009 documents, however, no ...

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

    ...And this understanding is consistent, in relevant part, with Chase's second category examples-examples specifically provided to illustrate Chase's alternative description of laws ...No bending of language, no supplying of implied meanings, can, in natural reason, work out the contrary conclusion .. The running of the old statute had taken from the ...

  • Washington v. Glucksberg, 521 U.S. 702 (1997)

    ...§§ 9A.36.060(2) and 9A.20.021(1)(c). At the same time, Washington's Natural Death Act, enacted in 1979, states that the "withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining ... not capable of being fully clarified-have at least been carefully refined by concrete examples involving fundamental rights found to be deeply rooted in our legal tradition. This approach tends ...

  • The USPTO Announces New Guidelines For Determining Subject Matter Eligibility Under 35 U.S.C. §101 In View Of 'Myriad', 'Prometheus' And 'Chakrabarty'

    ..., machine, composition, manufacture and process claims) reciting or involving laws of nature/natural principles, natural phenomena, and/or natural products" in view of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions ...a judicial exception. Examples include:. the law of gravity, F=ma, sunlight, barometric pressure, etc.;. a citrus fruit, ...

  • Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain, 542 U.S. 692 (2004)

    ... extent that, it took place and endured in Mexico.1 The actions in Mexico are thus most naturally understood as the kernel of a "claim arising in a foreign country," and barred from suit under the ... violation of the law of nations, though we have found no basis to suspect Congress had any examples in mind beyond those torts corresponding to Blackstone's three primary offenses: violation of safe ...

  • Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker, 554 U.S. (2008)

    ...Section 1321(b) protects "navigable waters . . . , adjoining shorelines, . . . [and] natural resources," subject to a saving clause reserving "obligations . . . under any . . . law for damages ...Pattern Jury Instr., Civil, No. §23.21 (Supp. 2007). . . These examples leave us skeptical that verbal formulations, superimposed on general jury instructions, are the ...

  • Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, 548 U. S. (2006)

    ...See id. , at 839. And, in a footnote, he cites several Civil War examples of "conspiracies of this class, or of the first and second classes combined ." Id. , at 839, n. 5 ... Washington, 541 U. S. 36, 49 (2004) (" 'It is a rule of the common law, founded on natural justice, that no man shall be prejudiced by evidence which he had not the liberty to cross examine' ...

  • Formal Causes and the Five Eras of American Law

    § 13.1 Classic Account of American Legal History: Five Eras of American Law. § 13.2 A Similar Critical Legal Studies Version of American Legal History. § 13.3 Results of The Decisionmaking Styles: Constitutional Law Doctrine. § 13.4 Decisionmaking Styles of the Justices: Current and Recent Past.

  • Section 2: Powers and Duties of the President

    ... Western States, all of Japanese descent and more than two out of every three of whom were natural- born citizens, were removed from their homes and herded into temporary camps and later into ... not appear that the Court has ever held a treaty unconstitutional, although there are examples in which decision was seemingly based on a reading compelled by constitutional considerations. In ...

  • Fourth Amendment: Search And Seizure

    ... . In the colonies, smuggling rather than seditious libel afforded the leading examples of the necessity for protection against unreasonable searches and seizures. In order to enforce the ... not preventing detention of an individual if there are reasonable grounds to believe that natural bodily functions will disclose the presence of contraband materials secreted internally." Id. at ...

  • Notice of Forum on the Guidance For Determining Subject Matter Eligibility of Claims Reciting or Involving Laws of Nature, Natural Phenomena, and Natural Products

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (Office) is hosting a forum to receive public feedback from organizations and individuals on its guidance memorandum titled, ``Guidance For Determining Subject Matter Eligibility of Claims Reciting or Involving Laws of Nature, Natural Phenomena, and Natural Products (Laws of Nature/Natural Products Guidance),'' issued on March 4, 2014 and available at ...

  • Rapanos v. United States, 547 U. S. (2006)

    ...S. A. Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council , Inc., 467 U. S. 837, 843. Pp. 12-21. . (a) While the meaning of ...Areas in the western parts of the Nation provide some examples. The Los Angeles River, for instance, ordinarily carries only a trickle of water and often looks ...