Gun Control and Constitutional Rights: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session, on Constitutional Oversight of a Regulatory Agency--the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Department of the Treasury--on the Enforcement of the Gun Control Act of 1968, September 15, 1980

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Page 400 - ... law enforcement authority in the course of a criminal investigation, or by an agency conducting a lawful national security intelligence investigation, confidential information furnished only by the confidential source, (E) disclose investigative techniques and procedures, or (F) endanger the life or physical safety of law enforcement personnel...
Page 400 - ... (4) trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential ; (5) inter-agency or intra-agency memorandums or letters which would not be available by law to a party other than an agency in litigation with the agency; (6) personnel and medical files and similar files the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy...
Page 18 - ... 3. Personnel of the Department of Justice, subject to specific limitations imposed by law or court rule or order, may make public the following information: a. The defendant's name, age, residence, employment, marital status, and similar background information. b. The substance or text of the charge, such as a complaint, indictment, or information.
Page 182 - ... 7. Personnel of the Department of Justice should take no action to encourage or assist news media in photographing or televising a defendant or accused person being held or transported in federal custody.
Page 438 - ... and knows the contents thereof; that the same is true of his own knowledge, except as to matters therein stated to be alleged upon information and belief, and that as to those matters he believes it to be true.
Page 327 - ... (E) the applicant has in a State (i) premises from which he conducts business subject to license under this chapter or from which he intends to conduct such business within a reasonable period of time, or (ii) in the case of a collector, premises from which he conducts his collecting subject to license under this chapter or from which he intends to conduct such collecting within a reasonable period of time.
Page 174 - ... has been terminated by trial or otherwise. 2. At no time shall personnel of the Department of Justice furnish any statement or information for the purpose of influencing the outcome of a defendant's trial.
Page 190 - State, and local law enforcement officials in their fight against crime and violence, and it is not the purpose of this title to place any undue or unnecessary Federal restrictions or burdens on law-abiding citizens with respect to the acquisition, possession, or use of firearms appropriate to the purpose of hunting, trapshooting, target shooting, personal protection, or any other lawful activity, and that this title is not intended to discourage or eliminate the private ownership or use of firearms...
Page 450 - Furthermore, proposed section 103 (e) is contrary to the settled rule of law that even a criminal acquittal does not bar a later civil proceeding based on the same acts. See, eg , One Lot Emerald Cut Stones and One Ring v. United States, 409 US 232, 235 (1972); Stone v.
Page 174 - While the release of information for the purpose of influencing a trial is, of course, always improper, there are valid reasons for making available to the public information about the administration of the law.

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