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  • Undocumented no more: the power of state citizenship.

    ... citizen is a power exclusively reserved to the federal government. (1) However, if there is one thing in the immigration debate ... other hand, have failed to fully master the use of state policy as a tool to shape popular perceptions of the immigration issue. ... Amendment's prohibitions against restrictive definitions of state citizenship. (23) But there is virtually no modern ...

  • Linguistic relativism and the decline of the rule of law.

    ... suffer reeducation has no such luxury in responding to government commands. The common law entitlements were set as they were ... of property entitlements than it is in setting the definitions and punishments of various criminal offenses. In the first two ... paves the way for a clear--but insufficiently defended--policy preference. Frankfurter was a strong opponent of freedom of ...

  • Bureaucracy at the boundary.

    ..., moves from structures more peripheral to the federal government or Executive Branch on the left to more central structures on the ..., such entities may be more flexible--both in terms of policy mechanisms and objectives--because of market pressure or other ... FSOC may fail to meet the first Bush Administration's definition of officers on that ground. . A second question boundary ...

  • ISO New England Inc., 031915 FERC, ER13-193-001

    ...Consideration of Transmission Needs Driven by Public Policy Requirements ... 98.          i. Incorporating ...' proposal was inconsistent with the Commission's definition of new transmission facilities, which are the transmission ... reference to statutes and regulations of the federal government, as well as to those of the state or local (e.g., municipal or ...

  • Section 2: Judicial Power and Jurisdiction

    ...Chief Justice Hughes once essayed a definition, which, however, presents a substantial problem of labels. "A ... go to the very heart of our constitutional form of government. Embodied in the words 'cases' and 'controversies' are two ... hospitals were held to lack standing to challenge IRS policy of extending tax benefits to hospitals that did not serve ...

  • The president's budget as a source of agency policy control.

    ... President's budget may propose changes to mandatory spending, proposals that OMB has by definition approved. (170) At least in the current and previous administrations, OMB has required agencies to ...; (3) approve requests to defer or rescind funds; and (4) oversee decisions regarding a government shutdown in the event of a failure to reach a budget agreement. . a. Apportionment . Before ...

  • Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C)

    The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is publishing for public comment a proposed rule amending Regulation C to implement amendments to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) made by section 1094 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act). Consistent with section 1094 of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Bureau proposes to add several new reporting...

    ...From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2014-18353. Page 51731. ... Reporting Requirements for HMDA and CRA, 3 Housing Policy Debate 601, 609 (1992). ... revisions conformed Regulation C requirements to the definition of ``higher-. priced mortgage loan'' adopted by the Board under ...

  • National Policy Requirements: General Award Terms and Conditions

    This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) is the fourth of a sequence of six NPRM documents in this issue of the Federal Register. This NPRM proposes to add a new Department of Defense Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARs) part to establish a consistent way for DoD Components to organize the portion of their general terms and conditions covering national policy requirements in areas such as...

    ...Proposed Rules. Pages 78376-78382. From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2016-25700. ...B. Summary of the Major Provisions of the Regulatory Action. 1. Definition of ``National Policy Requirement''. The proposed section 2 CFR 1122.2 provides a definition of ...

  • ISO New England Inc., 051713 FERC, ER13-193-000

    ...Consideration of Transmission Needs Driven by Public Policy Requirements ...71. .          i. Regional Transmission ....          (1) Definition of Public Policy Requirements ........................86.. ... citizens, small-to-medium-sized businesses, and non-governmental organizations. Accordingly, Joint Movants claim the process does ...

  • Defining Larger Participants of the Student Loan Servicing Market

    The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau or CFPB) amends the regulation defining larger participants of certain consumer financial product and service markets by adding a new section to define larger participants of a market for student loan servicing. The Bureau is issuing the final rule pursuant to its authority, under the Dodd- Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act,...

    ...From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2013-29145. ... Shearer, Attorney, (202) 435-7794, Office of Supervision Policy, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, 1700 G Street NW., ... the Final Rule labels ``student loan servicing.'' The definition does not encompass all activities that could be considered ...

  • Transgender transformation: hope and change, one locker room at a time?

    ... policies, to the enacting of delusional environmental policy designed to retard the creation of wealth--not cleanse the ... difference, such changes are urged without any formal definition of transgender identity, no existing legislation affirming such ... their rights to privacy as outlined in the federal government's mandate. As in the case of all such utopian planning, the ...

  • In re Tam, 122215 FEDFED, 2014-1203

    ...15 U.S.C. § 1052(a). The government enacted this law-and defends it today- because it disapproves of ... in question, taking into account not only dictionary definitions, but also the relationship of the matter to the other elements in ... because of his public criticism of that college's policy, even though the professor had no right to reemployment, and even ...

  • Medicare Program; Medicare Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests Payment System

    This final rule implements requirements of section 216 of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA), which significantly revises the Medicare payment system for clinical diagnostic laboratory tests. This final rule also announces an implementation date of January 1, 2018 for the private payor rate-based fee schedule required by PAMA.

    ...From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2016-14531. Page 41035. ... A. Definition of Applicable Laboratory. B. Definition of Applicable ...Under our final policy, if a laboratory receives less than $12,500 of its Medicare ...

  • Fifth Amendment: Rights Of Persons

    ... was inapplicable, there was no necessity for the government to make a preliminary showing of the reasonableness of the grand ... the punishment exceeds that specified in the statutory definition of "petty offenses." . A person can be tried only upon the ... court, determined the evidence to be insufficient." The policy underlying the clause of not allowing the prosecution to make ...

  • Functions of freedom: privacy, autonomy, dignity, and the transnational legal process.

    ... protections against the use of coercive force by governments. (286) The individual further is guaranteed rights to participate ... human beings as constitutive of any legally meaningful definition of freedom. Having determined who is free, thus clears the way ...Earlier process theories, such as Myres McDougal's policy school, principally relied upon human dignity as the end goal of ...

  • The un-territoriality of data.

    ...This is precisely the government's point in the Microsoft case when it warns against the ...Yet virtually every legal and policy analysis of drone strikes assumes, consistent with the border ...As it does so, it should consider the definition of foreign intelligence. The broader the definition, the harder ...

  • Accreditation of Third-Party Certification Bodies To Conduct Food Safety Audits and To Issue Certifications

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is adopting regulations to provide for accreditation of third-party certification bodies to conduct food safety audits of foreign food entities, including registered foreign food facilities, and to issue food and facility certifications, under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). These certifications will be required for participation in the...

    ...From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2015-28160. Page 74569. ...II. Legal Authority. III. Comments on What Definitions Apply to This Subpart (Sec. 1.600). A. Definitions, ... through harmonization of standards; and further the policy of reliance upon the private sector to supply government needs ...

  • Frozen in time: the much needed reform of expenditures assignments in China.

    ... responsibilities among the different levels of government. The assignment of responsibilities is by no means the only ... means that there has been no apparent change in either the policy framework or the practice of expenditure assignments between the ...-Fee Reform by MOF in August 2000 required: (a) a clear definition of expenditure responsibilities between the county and township ...

  • How prosecutors apply the 'federal prosecutions of corporations' charging policy in the era of deferred prosecutions, and what that means for the purposes of the federal criminal sanction.

    ... difficult for (at least public) corporations to do anything but beg for mercy when the government comes calling, mean that prosecutors, and prosecutors alone, determine what purposes might be ... have endorsed this view, recognizing the centrality of issues of culture in creating a definition of effective programs to prevent further wrongdoing. In organizational sentencing, then, a company ...

  • Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests in, and Relationships With, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds

    The OCC, Board, FDIC, and SEC (individually, an ``Agency,'' and collectively, ``the Agencies'') are requesting comment on a proposed rule that would implement Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (``Dodd-Frank Act'') which contains certain prohibitions and restrictions on the ability of a banking entity and nonbank financial company supervised by the Board...

    ...From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2011-27184. Page 68845. ... Finance, (202) 551-3860; Richard Bookstaber, Senior Policy Advisor, or Jennifer Marietta-Westberg, Assistant Director, ...See 12 U.S.C. 1851(h)(1). The statutory definition includes any insured depository institution (other than certain ...

  • A context for evaluating Department of Justice policy on the prosecution of business organizations: is the Department of Justice playing in the right ballpark?

    ...Indicting corporations for wrongdoing enables the government to be a force for positive change of corporate culture, and a force to prevent, discover, and ...However, the specification of precisely what this implies about the proper definition of cooperation must await the subsequent contributions of my more empirically knowledgeable fellow ...

  • 721 F.3d 485 (7th Cir. 2013), 12-3023, Abdoulaye v. Holder

    ... in the writing of a statement that was sent to the government with our demands which all the organizers signed." Abdoulaye ...'s role in the mutiny fell within the statutory definition of " engag[ing] in a terrorist activity." Section ... regional governor in order to demand changes in government policy fell squarely within this definition, and although Abdoulaye was ...

  • Revision of Regulations Implementing the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES); Updates Following the Fifteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES

    We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS or Service), are revising the regulations that implement the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES or Treaty or Convention) by incorporating certain provisions adopted at the fourteenth and fifteenth meetings of the Conference of the Parties (CoP14 and CoP15) to CITES and clarifying and updating certain...

    ...From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2014-11329. Page 30399. ...Updates include: New or revised definitions for certain specimens in trade; clarified marking requirements ...Some commenters also recommended that we adopt a policy that five or fewer birds exported for falconry purposes will ...

  • Making law with lawsuits: understanding judicial review in campaign finance policy.

    ...ENFORCEMENT TAKES AN UNEXPECTED TURN A. Interest Group Enforcement B. More Independent Government Enforcement C. Policy Benefits Foreclosed 1. A Legal Exception for Independent Activists and ...NCI countered with a constitutional challenge to the Act. Arguing that the law's definition was overly broad and its restrictions too heavy a burden on political activity, the group ...

  • Presidents, polarization, and divided government.

    ...By historical and American standards, polarization has given rise to policy extremism, in the sense of vanishing moderates. (1) . This article investigates the implications of ...When the president's party is in the majority, by definition, the congressional pivot will be in the president's party. In this case, the president will ...