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  • 529 U.S. 598 (2000), 99-5, United States v. Morrison

    ... at individuals who have committed criminal acts motivated by gender bias. Section 13981 visits no ... that neither § 922(q) " 'nor its legislative history contain[s] express congressional findings ...251 (1918) (invalidating law prohibiting interstate shipment of goods manufactured with ... and Carter Coal and Usery than to something like the unsteady state of obscenity law between ...

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

    ... generic party advertising, and for legislative advocacy advertisements, even if they mentioned a ...In examining federal Acts for Tenth Amendment infirmity, the Court focuses ... national to state party committees by prohibiting state and local party committees from using such ...If "plausible" means something close to "reasonable in light of the totality of ...

  • 25 U.S. 419 (1827), Brown v. State Of Maryland

    ... they had been transgressed by the legislative act under consideration.  The second section ....  What is to prevent her from prohibiting altogether the importation of foreign merchandise ... purpose.  But the motives for legislative acts are not fit subjects of judicial inquiry.  If ....  The enumeration presupposes something not enumerated, and that something, if we regard ...

  • 424 U.S. 1 (1976), 75-436, Buckley v. Valeo

    ... covering disclosure, are appropriate legislative weapons against the reality or appearance of ...Hence (though the Commission's past acts are accorded de facto validity and a stay is ... an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof" -- require Congress, ... I think there is something politically incestuous about the Government ...

  • 566 U.S. 449 (2012), 11-88, Mohamad v. Palestinian Authority

    ... acts of torture and extrajudicial killing committed ... Petitioners also contend that legislative history supports. their broad reading of " ... the oneness of something." Brief for. Petitioners 18 (citing, e.g., ... agreements prohibiting torture and extrajudicial killing. fails ...

  • 567 U.S. 387 (2012), 11-182, Arizona v. United States

    ...           The. legislative background of IRCA underscores the fact that. ... surrounding the Alien and Sedition Acts. involved a debate over whether, under the ... federal law prohibiting the States' sovereign power to. exclude ... is implementing these provisions-something the. Government's preenforcement challenge ...

  • 366 U.S. 420 (1961), 8, McGowan v. Maryland

    ... an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. ... might not rationally call for this legislative treatment. See Salsburg v. Maryland , 346 U.S. ... and Judge of the world, and for those acts of charity which support and adorn a Christian ... Senate of Pennsylvania asking us to do something for the men and women who work in the department ...

  • 530 U.S. 703 (2000), 98-1856, Hill v. Colorado

    ... certain viewpoints," and that the legislative history made it clear that the State had not ... subject matter—labor disputes—while prohibiting discussion of all other issues. Although our ... regulating the circumstances is really something about the ideas. Here, the evidence indicates ...All of these acts can be regulated, to be sure; but not, on the ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2014), 12-1168, McCullen v. Coakley

    ...At legislative hearings, multiple witnesses recounted apparent ..., 99 L.Ed.2d 333 (1988) (ordinance prohibiting the display within 500 feet of a foreign embassy ...Acts p. 660. Respondents have articulated similar ...This is an opinion that has Something for Everyone, and the more significant portion ...

  • 532 U.S. 451 (2001), 99-6218, Rogers v. Tennessee

    ... that those provisions refer only to legislative Acts. The court also concluded that application ... after notice from the owner or tenant prohibiting such entry . . . ." 378 U.S., at 349, n. 1 ... . State's statute meant something quite different from what its words said." 378 ...

  • 472 U.S. 237 (1985), 84-262, Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Co.

    ...'s approval a nullity until Congress acts. In light of the canon of statutory construction ...'s historical situation, and with the legislative history, and is supported by the Secretary's ... under an 1897 criminal statute prohibiting the sale of liquor to any "Indian." 10 Relying ... in an Indian case, then, appears to go something like this: where a proffered construction of a ...

  • 409 U.S. 109 (1972), 71-36, California v. LaRue

    ... Beverage Control issued regulations prohibiting explicitly sexual live entertainment and films in ... entertainers, and films displaying sexual acts were shown, numerous incidents of legitimate ... has been recognized as conferring something more than the normal state authority over public ... and mindful of the principle that, in legislative rulemaking, the agency may reason from the ...

  • 430 U.S. 584 (1977), 75-562, Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. Kneip

    ...         Both the language and legislative history of the Acts of 1904, 1907, and 1910, ... to all the laws of the United States prohibiting the introduction of intoxicants into the Indian ... under the Sioux act of 1889, contained something over 3,000,000 acres of land. [Then follows a ...

  • 568 U.S. 519 (2013), 11-697, Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

    ... something " governed or regulated by another" ). . ...(Those who find legislative. history useful will find confirmation in, ... 423-424 (quoting § 602(a)(2) (prohibiting the. importation of copies " the making of ... Congress acts intentionally and purposely in the disparate. ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 13-1371, Texas Dep't of Hous. & Cmty. Affairs v. Inclusive Cmtys. Project, Inc.

    The federal government provides low-income housing tax credits that are distributed to developers by state agencies, including the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. The Inclusive Communities Project (ICP), which assists low-income families in obtaining affordable housing, brought a disparate-impact claim under Fair Housing Act sections 804(a) and 805(a), alleging that allocation...

    ...] courts has been acceptable to the legislative arm of the government" ). . ... at 1182-1188 (invalidating ordinance prohibiting construction of new multifamily dwellings); ... same language--" because of" --means something different in § 2000e-2(a)(2) than it does in § ...A person acts " because of" something else, we explained, if ...

  • 438 U.S. 104 (1978), 77-444, Penn Central Transportation Co. v. New York City

    ... general welfare" would be promoted by prohibiting particular contemplated uses of land, this Court ... and was enacted on the basis of the legislative judgment that the preservation of landmarks ...         Unlike the governmental acts in Goldblatt, Miller, Causby, Griggs, and ... that, when he surrenders to the public something more and different from that which is exacted ...

  • 433 U.S. 425 (1977), 75-1605, Nixon v. Administrator of General Services

    ..., the Act is one of nonpunitive legislative policymaking, and there is no evidence in the ... in matters of personal life unrelated to any acts done by them in their public capacity. Presidents ... now joined a Congress, in haste to "do something," and has invaded historic, fundamental ... pointed out that the Constitution, in prohibiting bills of attainder, did not envision "a narrow, ...

  • 477 U.S. 131 (1986), 85-62, Maine v. Taylor

    ... into Maine, despite a Maine statute prohibiting such importation. He was indicted under a federal ... (1984), nothing in the language or legislative history of § 1254(2) suggests that its scope is ... organisms are or are not dangerous before it acts to avoid such consequences. . ...        There is something fishy about this case. Maine is the only State in ...

  • 452 U.S. 714 (1981), 80-813, New York State Liquor Authority v. Bellanca

    ... York's Alcoholic Beverage Control Law prohibiting nude dancing in establishments licensed by the ... constitutionality of a statute prohibiting acts of "gross sexuality," including the display of ... sexuality" and was well supported by legislative findings demonstrating a need for the rule. They ... the Twenty-first Amendment confers "something more than the normal state authority over public ...

  • 22 U.S. 1 (1824), Gibbons v. Ogden

    ...          The acts of the Legislature of the State of New-York, ... was placed on the law of that State Prohibiting the importation of slaves, as an example of a ... a constitution, by which the 'supreme legislative power' was vested in its Legislature: and there ... word 'secure,' implies the existence of something to be secured.  It does not purport to create or ...

  • 420 U.S. 223 (1975), 73-1290, United States v. ITT Continental Baking Co.

    ... and desist order issued under the respective Acts shall be a separate offense, except [95 S.Ct. ... the parties agreed to a consent order prohibiting Continental from "acquiring" other bakeries. ...( l ) and 45( l ), as shown by their legislative. . histories, to assure that the penalty ... in which the parties give up something they might have won in litigation and waive their ...

  • 492 U.S. 302 (1989), 87-6177, Penry v. Lynaugh

    ...It also applies to new rules prohibiting a certain category of punishment for a class of ... as expressed in objective evidence of legislative enactments and the conduct of sentencing juries. ... that the defendant would commit criminal acts of violence that would constitute a continuing ...] case understood "deliberately" to mean something more than that Penry was guilty of ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 13-628, Zivotofsky v. Kerry

    Zivotofsky was born to U.S. citizens living in Jerusalem. Under the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, 2003, 116 Stat. 1350, his mother asked Embassy officials to list his place of birth as “Israel” on his passport. Section 214(d) of the Act states for “purposes of the registration of birth, certification of nationality, or issuance of a passport of a United States citizen born in the city of...

    ... categories: First, when " the President acts pursuant to an express or implied authorization ... foreign or domestic, it is still the Legislative Branch, not the Executive Branch, that makes the ...For example, Congress enacted laws prohibiting the issuance of passports to noncitizens, id. , ... of the recognition power was something...

  • 377 U.S. 533 (1964), 23, Reynolds v. Sims

    ... a declaration that the existing state legislative apportionment provisions were unconstitutional; ... had been consistently construed as prohibiting the giving of more than one Senate seat to any ...We find that each of the legislative acts, when considered as a whole, is so obviously ... such a plan is irrational, or involves something other than a "republican form of government." We ...

  • 545 U.S. 469 (2005), 04-108, Kelo v. City of New London, Connecticut

    ... granted a permanent restraining order prohibiting the taking of some of the properties, [125 S.Ct. ... longstanding policy of deference to legislative judgments as to what public needs justify the use ..., many States did have so-called Mill Acts, which authorized the owners of grist mills ...Something has gone seriously awry with this Court's ...