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  • Nation Increasingly at Odds Over Use of 'God'

    The fledgling citizens stood and raised their hands inside Courtroom 8A of the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Downtown, representing five continents, more than two dozen countries and multiple generations. Chief U.S. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti read aloud the Oath of Allegiance, concluding with "So help you God." A chorus of "I do's" followed, and Western Pennsylvania...

  • Nation Increasingly at Odds Over Use of 'God'

    The fledgling citizens stood and raised their hands inside Courtroom 8A of the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Downtown, representing five continents, more than two dozen countries and multiple generations. Chief U.S. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti read aloud the Oath of Allegiance, concluding with "So help you God." A chorus of "I do's" followed, and Western Pennsylvania...

  • Eugene Depasquale Takes Oath As 51st Auditor General

    HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former York County Representative Eugene DePasquale became the commonwealth's 51st Auditor General in a ceremony at noon today in the State Museum of Pennsylvania. His wife Tracey presented the certificate of election before State Supreme Court Justice Debra Todd administered the oath of office. Government services are not without cost,...

  • Maryland v. King, 569 U.S. (2013)

    ...Held: When officers make an arrest supported by probable cause to holdfor a serious ...)] and theanswers thereto need not be suppressed." Pennsylvania v.Muniz, 496 U. S. 582, 601-602 (1990). B. DNA identification ...-called "general warrants"-warrants notgrounded upon a sworn oath of a specific infraction by aparticular individual, and thus not ...

  • Section 8: Powers of Congress

    ... should not be diminished during their continuance in office was repudiated in O'Malley v. Woodrough . The specific ruling ... Navigation .-In Pennsylvania v. Wheeling & Belmont Bridge Co. , the Court granted an ... or after such filing and before taking the final oath of citizenship is, or has been found to be, within any of the ...

  • Corbett Promises Fiscal Discipline, Responsible Government As He Takes Oath

    HARRISBURG -- After taking the oath of office as Pennsylvania's 46th governor today, Tom Corbett vowed to push government reform and "dedicate ...

  • First Amendment: Religion And Free Expression

    ... substantially similar programs from New York and Pennsylvania providing for tuition reimbursement to parents of religious ... voided as an infringement on religion because the issuing officer was authorized to inquire whether the applicant did have a ... those persons religiously opposed to bearing arms to take an oath to do so or to receive training to do so, only in later cases to ...

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

    ... of Government and to the seaports, subtreasuries, land officers, and courts of justice in the several States, the right to demand ... penalizing the becoming or remaining a member of any oathbound association (other than benevolent orders, and the like) with ... On the other hand, in Pennsylvania Coal Co. v. Mahon , a Pennsylvania statute which forbade the ...

  • Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004)

    ... hearsay, and interrogations by law enforcement officers fall squarely within that class. Second, the Framers would not ...See Virginia Declaration of Rights §8 (1776); Pennsylvania Declaration of Rights §IX (1776); Delaware Declaration of Rights ... The statements are not sworn testimony, but the absence of oath was not dispositive. Cobham's examination was unsworn, see 1 ...

  • Six Reasons to Love the 2014 Equality Forum

    Let's start at the end: Equality Forum will conclude at weekend's end with SundayOUT!, a wildly diverse celebration at the Piazza. The region's largest LGBT street festival will feature over 100 local artisans, food and drink purveyors and community outreach organizations - not to mention six hours' worth of live entertainment from an esteemed group of performers. Chester native and rising pop...

  • Section 2: Judicial Power and Jurisdiction

    ..., not to inquire how the executive, or executive officers, perform duties in which they have a discretion. Questions in ... provision? They would not, he continued, because their oath required by the Constitution obligated them to support the ...But in Georgia v. Pennsylvania R.R. , a closely divided Court accepted a suit by the State, ...

  • Pennsylvania Game Commission Presents 28th Wco Class with Commissions

    HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following 50 weeks of intensive training, the 28th Class of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Ross Leffler School of Conservation today graduated and was commissioned as Wildlife Conservation Officers (WCO) during ceremonies at Susquehanna Township Middle School. Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Todd A. Hoover...

  • Section 10: Powers Denied to the States

    ... not exceeding ten dollars, which were issued by loan offices established by the State of Missouri and made receivable in ... certain callings, by the device of requiring them to take an oath that they had never given such aid, were held invalid as being ... proposal to repeal the Bank of North America's Pennsylvania charter in the following words: "If the act for incorporating the ...

  • Obama's Warmed-Over Fudge ; Americans Are Losing Their Appetite for Presidential Sweet Talk

    President Obama was sworn to uphold the U.S. Constitution, but his oath of office shouldn't be confused with the courtroom oath requiring witnesses to "tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. With every passing week, the whoppers served up at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue grow ever more supersized, and in sheer size, nothing tops the fib about global warming.

  • Section 2: The House of Representatives

    ... exist when the Member-elect presents himself to take the oath of office. While the language of the clause expressly makes ..., Connecticut, five, New York six, New Jersey four, Pennsylvania eight, Delaware one, Maryland six, Virginia ten, North Carolina ...

  • Section 2: Powers and Duties of the President

    ...; he may require the Opinion, in writing, of the principal Officer in each of the executive Departments, upon any Subject relating ... be permitted to practice in a federal court he must take oath asserting that he had never voluntarily borne arms against the ... death without fault or negligence in which, by the Pennsylvania Workmen's Compensation Act, compensation was expressly limited to ...

  • Section 9: Powers Denied to Congress

    ... struck down a statute that required attorneys to take an oath that they had taken no part in the Confederate rebellion against ... crime for a member of the Communist Party to serve as an officer or as an employee of a labor union. Congress could, Chief Justice ...Texas & N.O. R.R., 284 U.S. 125, 131 (1931); Pennsylvania v. Wheeling & Belmont Bridge Co., 59 U.S. (18 How.) 421, 433 ...

  • Landmark Gay Marriage Hearing Approaches in Pa.

    Wednesday's hearing in Harrisburg pits Gov. Tom Corbett's Health Department against D. Bruce Hanes, Montgomery County's register of wills, who issues marriage licenses as part of his duties as clerk of the county orphan's court.

  • Speiser v. Randall, 357 U.S. 513 (1958)

    ... . Solely because they refused to subscribe oaths that they do not advocate the overthrow of the Federal or State ...Board of Public Works, , candidates for public office, Gerende v. Board of Supervisors, 341 U.S. 56 , and officers of ... intrudes in a field of exclusive federal control, Pennsylvania v. Nelson, 350 U.S. 497 . Our disposition of the cases makes ...

  • Your Views

    'We need to treasure our trees' In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, people advocated cutting down trees near power lines to avoid future loss of electricity. Indeed, it had been a tremendous hardship to live without power for a week or two. But the damage was not caused by trees; it was caused by the wrath of nature.

  • Fifth Amendment: Rights Of Persons

    ... nonindictable misbehavior, mis- or malfeasance of public officers, or other objectionable conduct. Despite the vast power of grand ... wrongdoer to affirm his culpability through the use of the oath ex officio . Under the oath, an official had the power to make a ...A more comprehensive protection was included in the Pennsylvania Declaration of Rights of 1790, which had language almost ...

  • Fourth Amendment: Search And Seizure

    ... same time recognized the authority of the appropriate officers to break and enter upon notice in order to arrest or to execute ... by warrants issued without probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, or not particularly describing the places to be ... in parked car with narcotics and gun at waist); Pennsylvania v. Mimms, 434 U.S. 106 (1977) (after validly stopping car, ...

  • Section 1: Judicial Power, Courts, Judges

    ... the context of a statutory salary plan for all federal officers and employees under which increases went automatically into ... in the Supreme Court to direct the Circuit Court in Pennsylvania to proceed on a petition filed by one Hayburn seeking a pension. ..., as the right and dignity of the Court itself." The Test-Oath Act of July 2, 1862, which purported to exclude former ...

  • Witnesses Make Case for Kane Impeachment

    HARRISBURG -- Attorney General Kathleen Kane "must have had her fingers crossed" when she took the oath of office on Jan. 15, 2013, a witness told a House committee on Tuesday. Six months later, she "openly defied her duty" as the state's chief law enforcement officer by refusing to defend Pennsylvania's 1996 law banning gay marriage, arguing it is unconstitutional, testified...

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

    ... the courts broad remedial powers to secure the historic office of the writ, and included saving clauses to preserve habeas ... is that Members of Congress, in accord with their oath of office, considered the constitutional issue and determined the ...C., and 40 in Pennsylvania. See id. , at 552, n. 9. It has threatened further attacks ...