State justice institute act of 1979: hearings before the Subcommittee on Jurisprudence and Governmental Relations of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, first and second sessions, on S. 2387, October 18, November 19, 1979, and March 19, 1980
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Jurisprudence and Governmental Relations
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980 - Court administration - 229 pages
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Page 186 - ... (H) conduct (directly or through grants or contracts) research, demonstrations, or training in matters related to noncommercial educational television or radio broadcasting. (3) To carry out the foregoing purposes and engage in the foregoing activities, the Corporation shall have the usual powers conferred upon a nonprofit corporation by the District of Columbia Nonprofit Corporation Act...
Page 189 - The Corporation shall have no power to issue any shares of stock, or to declare or pay any dividends. (2) No part of the income or assets of the Corporation shall inure to the benefit of any director, officer, employee, or any other individual except as salary or reasonable compensation for services.
Page 157 - This is true of the effort to elim43 inate federal diversity jurisdiction. In other situations, however, the issues have heretofore been thought of as federal in nature. This is true, for example, of questions of the meaning of the fourth amendment to the United States Constitution and also of the meaning of the "liberty" protected by the federal due process clause. The consequence is a greatly increased federal interest in the quality and quantity of the work of the state courts as a consequence...
Page 189 - To influence, directly or indirectly, the passage or defeat of any legislation by the Congress of the United States.
Page 183 - National Mediation Board," to be composed of three members appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, not more than two of whom shall be of the same political party.
Page 154 - Moreover, a powerful judiciary, as Justice Felix Frankfurter once observed, is necessarily a small judiciary." See also Hearings on the State of the Judiciary and Access to Justice before the Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties and the Administration of Justice of the House Committee on the Judiciary, 95th Cong., 1st Sess.
Page 142 - Even so, they are not of the very essence of a scheme of ordered liberty. To abolish them is not to violate a 'principle of justice so rooted in the traditions and conscience of our people as to be ranked as fundamental.
Page 49 - Any person who shall engage himself for pay or for any consideration for the purpose of attempting to influence the passage or defeat of any legislation by the Congress of the United States...
Page 143 - While the direction of the education system remains primarily the responsibility of State and local governments the Federal Government has a clear responsibility to provide leadership in the conduct and support of scientific inquiry into the educational process.