legislative acts prohibiting something

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  • 545 U.S. 677 (2005), 03-1500, Van Orden v. Perry

    ...The legislative record illustrates that, after accepting the ...2884] for the acts and publicly espoused views of other influential ...There is something significant in the common term "state-house" to ...2649, 120 L.Ed.2d 467 (1992) (prohibiting officially sponsored graduation prayers); County ...

  • Cross-Border Application of the Registration Thresholds and Certain Requirements Applicable to Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

    ...the legislative history of section 2(i). The statutory .... person acts as a guarantor of a swap position, the guarantee ...Commission regulations prohibiting the employment, or attempted . employment, of ...has explicitly asked us to do something different or implicitly did . so by giving us a ...

  • United States v. Durham, 082918 FED10, 16-6075

    Matthew Durham appealed his convictions and sentence on four counts for illicit sex with minors in Kenya after travelling there from the United States. He raised eight issues for the Tenth Circuit's review, arguing errors regarding the conduct of trial and the admission of certain evidence all cumulatively affected his Constitutional rights. In addition, he argued 18 U.S.C. § 2423(c), the statute

    ...          c. Legislative history leading to passage of §. ... manners" to mean engaging in sexual acts. See. id. at 662 (TT 48); 1412 (TT 798); ... prohibiting the importation of women and girls for sexual. ... person with knowledge and is not something that can occur. unintentionally. Thus, this ...

  • The Establishment Clause and Education
  • 478 U.S. 186 (1986), 85-140, Bowers v. Hardwick

    ... about the right or propriety of state legislative decisions to repeal their laws that criminalize ... right of homosexuals to engage in acts of sodomy that is asserted in this case. No ... sufficient reason for upholding a law prohibiting the practice; neither history nor tradition could ...2859] interest -- something more substantial than a habitual dislike for, or ...

  • 335 U.S. 106 (1948), 695, United States v. Congress of Industrial Organizations

    ... arise were it construed as applicable to the acts charged in the indictment. Pp.113-122. ...Its earliest legislative antecedent was the Act of January 26, 1907, which ... Senator from Ohio referred to the law prohibiting the making of direct or indirect . . ... can do as was done last year, organize something like the PAC, a political organization, and ...

  • __ U.S. __, 17-9560, Rehaif v. United States

    ... separate wrongful from innocent acts. That is the case here. Possessing a gun ...Finally, the statutory and. legislative history on which the Government relies is at ... statute prohibiting particular categories of persons from. ... get is something quite different:. . . Whoever ...

  • 550 U.S. 124 (2007), 05-380, Gonzales v. Carhart

    ... Court granted a permanent injunction prohibiting petitioner Attorney General from enforcing the ...The evidence supports the legislative determination that an intact delivery is almost ... an anatomical land-mark, and it must be something "other than [the] completion of delivery." ... preserve and pro-mote life, as the physician acts directly against the physical life of a child, ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 13-720, Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC

    Marvel Entertainment’s corporate predecessor agreed to purchase Kimble’s patent for a Spider-Man toy in exchange for a lump sum plus a 3% royalty on future sales. The agreement set no end date for royalties. As the patent neared the end of its statutory 20-year term, Marvel discovered Brulotte v. Thys Co., in which the Supreme Court held that a patentee cannot continue to receive royalties for...

    ...Accordingly, an argument that we got something wrong--even a good argument to that ... Court has continued to draw from that legislative choice a broad policy favoring unrestricted use ...And the United States, which acts as both a licensor and a licensee of patented ...See ibid . By prohibiting these arrangements, Brulotte erects an ...

  • WHY A PRESIDENT CANNOT AUTHORIZE THE MILITARY TO VIOLATE (MOST OF) THE LAW OF WAR.

    ... means a President might order or authorize acts that are technically illegal under the ... Party, or a controlling executive or legislative act." (41) The Law of War Manual does not clarify ...law prohibiting wartime actions by the Executive that contravene ... of domestic law to determine something denominated in that municipal law as 'guilt'--but ...

  • History, Heller, and high-capacity magazines: what is the proper standard of review for Second Amendment challenges?

    ... "prohibit" and those that "limit." "Prohibiting" statutes constitute blanket bans on certain ... lawful" statutes, has provided something of a guidepost for courts to follow when making ..., which has been consistently legislatively sanctioned. Though discussion of the relative ...[section] 18-12-301 (West 2013); 2013 Conn. Acts 13-3 (Reg. Sess.); D.C. Code [section] 7-2506.01 ...

  • A right to free Internet? On Internet access and social rights.

    ... no interpretation subsidies such as legislative intent or historical conceptual substance. (443). ... critical stance on media and discourse, something that was already poised as necessary in the age ... process, and the terms of the 1984 and 1992 Acts indicate that cable operators have neither .... (300) See U.S. Const. amend. I.(prohibiting Congress from abriding the right to speech and ...

  • Codification of international criminal law.

    ...(13) Aircraft hijacking and unlawful acts against international air safety; . (14) Piracy ...That this haphazard legislative approach has been followed for almost a century, ... suit a codification undertaking is something that defies legal logic. But it does fit very ...; UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and ...

  • 863 F.3d 268 (4th Cir. 2017), 15-1591, Lund v. Rowan County, North Carolina

    The full court granted rehearing en banc and held that Rowan County's practice of lawmaker-led prayer violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. The en banc court held that the prayer practice served to identify the government with Christianity and risked conveying to citizens of minority faiths a message of exclusion. Because the commissioners were the exclusive prayer-givers,...

    ..., minister-oriented practice of legislative prayer described in Town of Greece . Indeed, if ... the free exercise of religion by prohibiting establishments that favored one religion to the ... expected, therefore, separation was not something desired by most religious dissenters or ... on these events, the Court explained those acts reflected how legislative prayer fit into the ...

  • Department of Homeland Security v. Thuraissigiam, 062520 FEDSC, 19-161

    ... seeks to use habeas to obtain something far. different from simple release, his ...Later. immigration Acts, which remained in effect until 1952,. 22 ... or legislative history are not sufficient to repeal habeas. ... prohibiting only review of historic facts. Instead, as. ...

  • Jus cogens and sovereign immunity: reconciling divergence in contemporary jurisprudence.

    ... torture--could not be considered "official acts" under international law for the purposes of ... law purposes an official function to do something which international law itself prohibits and ... allows within its territory to the legislative, executive, or judicial acts of another nation, ... that the consequences for immunity of prohibiting grave international crimes by jus cogens norms ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2014), 13-354, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

    ...Thus, unless there is something about the RFRA context that " indicates ... performance of (or abstention from) physical acts" that are " engaged in for religious reasons." ... not offended, Smith held, when " prohibiting the exercise of religion . . . is not the object ... . . .          The legislative history is correspondingly emphatic on RFRA's ...

  • 290 U.S. 398 (1934), 370, Home Building & Loan Assn. v. Blaisdell

    ... so reasonable as to be within the legislative competency. P. 447.         (10) The ... clause in the Federal Constitution prohibiting impairment of the obligations of contracts, we ... . attaching to the acts of individuals other effects or consequences than ... of performance by taking away something from the control of the party as to which thing ...

  • 157 U.S. 429 (1895), 898, Pollock v. Farmers' Loan and Trust Company

    ... of the company was committed under its acts of incorporation to its directors, and charged ..., can mean nothing but a tax on something inseparably annexed to the soil; something ..., make them the subject of capricious legislative favor. Such favoritism could make no pretence to ... 3d. By prohibiting any discrimination in favor of particular States ...

  • Retail Commodity Transactions Involving Virtual Currency

    ... \10\ 7 U.S.C. 6(a) (prohibiting the off-exchange trading of futures transactions ... delivery' means anything, it means something other than simply `delivery,' for we must attach ... 2013 Guidance and recognized that the legislative history behind CEA section 2(c)(2)(D) also ... platform or other third party offeror acts as an intermediary, the virtual currency's public ...

  • Textualism and the Fourteenth Amendment.

    ... interpret the Fourteenth Amendment as prohibiting all forms of unequal treatment. But nothing in ... and doing nothing in response to private acts of violence. (49) But only a state can violate ... Brennan's efforts to rely on this legislative history were unconvincing; one could just as ... constitutional pronouncements is something that should appeal not only to textualists but ...

  • GINA, Big Data, and the Future of Employee Privacy.

    .... We tell the story of GINA in three acts. Part I introduces the statute and explains what ...'s anxieties about genetic testing by prohibiting health insurers and employers from using ... occurring may seem like a waste of legislative energy, Congress was responding to a unique set ...." (274) All of this means that even something as seemingly straightforward as testing for ...

  • The History of the Loyal Denominator
  • 438 U.S. 586 (1978), 76-6997, Lockett v. Ohio

    ... both prior Ohio law and the statute's legislative history. P. 597.        THE CHIEF ... that the defendant would commit criminal acts of violence that would constitute a continuing ...prohibiting imposition of the death penalty on a defendant ... robbery, and instead had gone to get something to eat. 3 See 49 Ohio St.2d 48, 58-62, 358 ...