legislative acts prohibiting something

6338 results for legislative acts prohibiting something

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  • 533 U.S. 525 (2001), 00-596, Lorillard Tobacco Co. v. Reilly

    ... neither the regulations prohibiting outdoor advertising within 1,000 ... they would upset federal legislative choices to require specific warnings ... that as one of his last acts in office, he would create consumer ...This argument is something of a non sequitur. The fact that ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2016), 15-274, Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt

    Texas House Bill 2 (2013) required that a “physician performing or inducing an abortion . . . must, on the date [of service], have active admitting privileges at a hospital . . . not further than 30 miles from the” abortion facility, and that the facility meet the state’s “minimum standards . . . for ambulatory surgical centers.” As a basis for enjoining enforcement, the district court found: as...

    ... and one in El Paso and prohibiting enforcement of the. ... Explicit legislative findings must be considered, but ... undue-burden test to something much more akin to strict. ... preclude new claims based on acts occurring after the time of. ...

  • 558 U.S. 310 (2010), 08-205, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

    ... suffice to allow laws prohibiting speech. It is irrelevant for First ...Thus, the following acts would all be felonies under §441b: ... to an impermissible legislative prohibi­tion of speech based on the ... more accurately, to defend something that is not quite Austin ...

  • 554 U.S. 570 (2008), 07-290, District of Columbia v. Heller

    ... unregistered firearm and prohibiting the registration of handguns; ... 3 "'It is nothing unusual in acts . . . for the enacting part to go ... even assuming that this legislative history is relevant, Justice Stevens ...; for to bear arms implies something more than the mere keeping; it . ...

  • 561 U.S. 742 (2010), 08-1521, McDonald v. City of Chicago, Illinois

    ....Ed.2d 902] deemed these legislative remedies insufficient, and approved ... that the phrase must mean something more limited. ... the constitutionality of prohibiting abortion, assisted suicide, or ... in legal texts, including acts of Parliament and the decisions of ...

  • 514 U.S. 549 (1995), 93-1260, United State v. Lopez

    ... findings and legislative history, § 922(q) is invalid as ... a wide variety of congressional Acts regulating intrastate economic ..., is traffic, but it is something more: it is intercourse. It ... undesirable by prohibiting the interstate movement of some ...

  • 508 U.S. 520 (1993), 91-948, Church of Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc. v. City of Hialeah

    ... city's "commitment" to prohibiting such practices; Ordinance 87-40, ... prohibition against any and all acts of any and all religious groups ... to undertake further legislative action, but Florida law prohibited a ... its effect by forbidding something that religion requires or requiring ...

  • 540 U.S. 93 (2003), 02-1674, McConnell v. Federal Election Commission

    ... advertising, and for legislative advocacy advertisements, even if ...In examining federal Acts for Tenth Amendment infirmity, the ... party committees by prohibiting state and local party committees ...If "plausible" means something close to "reasonable in light of the ...

  • 570 U.S. 744 (2013), 12-307, United States v. Windsor

    ... to defend with vigor the legislative. act’s constitutionality. See ... decision prohibiting it from taking action it would ... when the Federal Government acts in. the. . . ... involved differences over something— as. the majority puts it— ...

  • 482 U.S. 578 (1987), 85-1513, Edwards v. Aguillard

    ...The legislative history demonstrates that the term ... valid secular reason for prohibiting the teaching of evolution, a theory ... States, who "numbe[r] something like a thousand [and] who hold ... suppose, that any time Congress acts with the intent of advancing ...

  • 17 U.S. 518 (1819), Trustees Of Dartmouth College v. Woodward

    ... furnished with copies of such acts: provided also, that all votes and ... the exercise of the legislative power, and which the constitution of ... these terms may mean something in the bill of rights, they mean ... of the constitution prohibiting the states from passing any law ...

  • 492 U.S. 573 (1989), 87-2050, County of Allegheny v. American Civil Liberties Union,

    ...Thus, the claim that prohibiting government from celebrating ... practice of employing a legislative chaplain was permissible. Pp. ... numerous examples of official acts that endorsed Christianity ... [of Chanukah] on something other than religion. App. 143. In ...

  • 463 U.S. 277 (1983), 82-492, Solem v. Helm

    ... started.  I knew I'd done something I didn't know exactly what.  If I ..., for example, ranks criminal acts in ascending order of seriousness as ... is purely a matter of legislative prerogative. " 445 U.S., at 274, 100 ... Punishments Clause as prohibiting the kind of torture meted out during ...

  • 505 U.S. 377 (1992), 90-7675, R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul

    ... could enact an ordinance prohibiting only those legally obscene works ... of its expressive content, acts are not [112 S.Ct. 2547] shielded ... approach seems to me something of an adventure in a doctrinal ... often indicates a legislative effort to skew public debate on an ...

  • 319 U.S. 624 (1943), 591, West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette

    ... village Hampdens, but none who acts under color of law is beyond reach ... out the wise use of legislative authority in the forum of public ... ranked as fundamental" -- something without which "a fair and ... may offend parents by prohibiting a teaching of biology that ...

  • 515 U.S. 819 (1995), 94-329, Rosenberger v. Rector and Visitors of Univ. of Va

    ...' contracts or other acts or omissions, or that the University ...It is, in a sense, something of an understatement to speak of ..., Madison's own early legislative proposals cut against the dissent's ... allows one message while prohibiting the messages of those who can ...

  • 551 U.S. 393 (2007), 06-278, Morse v. Frederick

    ... school policy prohibiting such messages at school events, ... the school; all such or similar acts tend directly to impair the ... its action was caused by something more than a mere desire to avoid the ... that "[d]eference to a legislative finding" that certain types of ...

  • 492 U.S. 469 (1989), 87-2013, Board of Trustees of State University of New York v. Fox

    ... judgment that, in prohibiting their hosting and attending AFS ... of the matter requires something short of a least restrictive means ..., and provide the Legislative and Executive Branches needed leeway ... rule asserts that the acts of his that are the subject of the ...

  • 46 U.S. 504 (1847), Thurlow v. Com. Of Mass.

    ... of the United States or acts of Congress under it.  1 . ... this.  Is a State law, prohibiting purchasers of spirits from importers ... of spirits is a legislative determination that the foreign ... Congress may regulate is something more than traffic.  It is every ...

  • 505 U.S. 833 (1992), Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey

    ... adequate to justify a legislative ban on nontherapeutic abortions. The ...Where the Court acts to resolve the sort of unique, ... true that the Court lost something by its misperception, or its lack of ... . State's prohibiting the sins of the father from being ...

  • 109 U.S. 3 (1883), Civil Rights Cases

    ... prohibited state law and state acts, and thus to render them effectually ... innocuous.  This is the legislative power conferred upon congress, and ... laws of the state by prohibiting such laws, it is not individual ..., my brethren concede, did something more than to prohibit slavery as an ...

  • 367 U.S. 497 (1961), 60, Poe v. Ullman

    ... the Connecticut statutes prohibiting his giving of contraceptive advice ...Conn.Acts [81 S.Ct. 1755] 1879, c. 78. During ... in cases challenging legislative action or state judicial action as ... integrity of that life is something so fundamental that it has been ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2014), 12-158, Bond v. United States

    ... statute concerned with acts of war, assassination, and. ... prohibiting the development, stockpiling, or use ... to the point, the use of something as a ". weapon" typically ... subverting genuine legislative intent. To apply these. ...

  • 517 U.S. 620 (1996), 94-1039, Romer v. Evans

    ..., which precludes all legislative, executive, or judicial action at ... for its own sake, something the Equal Protection Clause does not ...Code § 13-98 (1977) (prohibiting discrimination in employment, ... who do not engage in homosexual acts, but are merely of homosexual ...

  • 536 U.S. 304 (2002), 00-8452, Atkins v. Virginia

    ... large number of States prohibiting the execution of mentally retarded ... to disagree with the legislative consensus. Clinical definitions of ... culpable for their criminal acts. By definition, such individuals ...There is something to be said for popular abolition of ...