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The Tenth Amendment helps to define the concept of federalism, the relationship between Federal and state governments.As Federal activity has increased, so too has the problem of reconciling state and national interests as they apply to the Federal powers to tax, to police, and to regulations such as wage and hour laws, disclosure of personal information in recordkeeping systems, and laws

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Unjust enrichment | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Unjust enrichment occurs when Party A confers a benefit upon Party B without Party A receiving the proper restitution required by law. This typically occurs in a contractual agreement when Party A fulfills his/her part of the agreement and Party B does not fulfill his/her part of the agreement. Unjust Enrichment is distinguished from a gift, as a gift is given without the reasonable expectation of receiving something in return. As such, when Party A gives Party B a gift, Party A has no legal recourse to receive something i…

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U.S. Code: Table Of Contents | U.S. Code | US Law | LII ...

Posted: (52 years ago) U.S. Code: Table Of Contents. U.S. Code. TITLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS. TITLE 2 - THE CONGRESS. TITLE 3 - THE PRESIDENT. TITLE 4 - FLAG AND SEAL, SEAT OF GOVERNMENT, AND THE STATES. TITLE 5 - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES. TITLE 5a - FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ACT. TITLE 6 - DOMESTIC SECURITY.

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Wrongful termination | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Wrongful termination. A fired employee's claim that the firing breached an employment contract or some public law. Where an employment contract requires termination only for cause, a terminated employee can sue for arbitrary discharge. Wrongful discharge claims usually arise, however, under the default rule of at-will employment, in which both ...

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Bill of Rights | U.S. Constitution | US Law | LII / Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Fourth Amendment [Search and Seizure (1791)] (see explanation) Fifth Amendment [Grand Jury, Double Jeopardy, Self-Incrimination, Due Process (1791)] (see explanation) Sixth Amendment [Criminal Prosecutions - Jury Trial, Right to Confront and to Counsel (1791)] (see explanation) Seventh Amendment [Common Law Suits - Jury Trial (1791)] (see ...

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45 CFR § 164.308 - Administrative safeguards. | CFR | US ...

Posted: (52 years ago) (a) A covered entity or business associate must, in accordance with § 164.306: (1) (i) Standard: Security management process. Implement policies and procedures to prevent, detect, contain, and correct security violations. (ii) Implementation specifications: (A) Risk analysis (Required). Conduct an accurate and thorough assessment of the potential risks and vulnerabilities to the ...

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Posted: (52 years ago) State Regulations. LII now publishes state regulations for all 50 U.S. states.. Executive Orders. We're updating recent Executive Orders and other actions of the President of the United States as soon as they are published by the White House.. COVID-19 Resources. We have collected some of our favorite resources for information on legislative, regulatory, judicial, and executive responses in ...

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Curtilage | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) Curtilage includes the area immediately surrounding a dwelling, and it counts as part of the home for many legal purposes, including searches and many self-defense laws. When considering whether something is in a dwelling's curtilage, courts consider four factors: The proximity of …

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False Imprisonment | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) False imprisonment is an act punishable under criminal law as well as under tort law. Under tort law, it is classified as an intentional tort. A a person commits false imprisonment when he commits an act of restraint on another person which confines that person in a bounded area.

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Civil Law | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. (1) A generic term for all non-criminal law, usually relating to settling disputes between private citizens. (2) A body of laws and legal concepts derived from Roman law as opposed to English common law, which is the framework of most state legal systems.

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personal injury | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information ...

Posted: (52 years ago) There are three grounds on which personal injury claims can be brought: 1. Negligence is the most common basis for personal injury claims. The basis for liability under negligence stems from an individual’s failures to behave with the level of care that someone of ordinary prudencewould have exercised under the same circumstances. For example, a hunter who carelessly shoots his gun towards other people. 2. Strict Liabilityholds a defendant liable for committing an action, regardless of what his/h…

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2 CFR Part 200 - UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, …

Posted: (52 years ago) Subpart A - Acronyms and Definitions (§§ 200.0 - 200.1) Subpart B - General Provisions (§§ 200.100 - 200.113) Subpart C - Pre-Federal Award Requirements and Contents of Federal Awards (§§ 200.200 - …

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15 U.S. Code § 1611 - Criminal liability for willful and ...

Posted: (52 years ago) shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. (Pub. L. 90–321, title I, § 112, May 29, 1968, 82 Stat. 151; Pub. L. 111–203 ...

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Sarbanes-Oxley Act | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) is a federal act passed in 2002 with bipartisan congressional support to improve auditing and public disclosure in response to several accounting scandals in the early-2000s. The act was named after the bill sponsors, Senator Paul Sarbanes and Representative Michael Oxley, and is also commonly ...

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29 CFR § 1605.1 - “Religious” nature of a practice or ...

Posted: (52 years ago) In most cases whether or not a practice or belief is religious is not at issue. However, in those cases in which the issue does exist, the Commission will define religious practices to include moral or ethical beliefs as to what is right and wrong which are sincerely held with the …

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29 CFR Part 1605 - GUIDELINES ON DISCRIMINATION BECAUSE …

Posted: (52 years ago) § 1605.1 “Religious” nature of a practice or belief. § 1605.2 Reasonable accommodation without undue hardship as required by section 701(j) of title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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Murder | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) At common law, murder was defined as killing another human being with malice aforethought. Malice aforethought is a legal term of art, that encompasses the following types of murder: 1. "Intent-to-kill murder" 2. "Grievous-bodily-harm murder" - Killing someone in an attack intended to cause them grievous bodily harm. For example, if the defendant fatally stabbed the victom, even if the defendant only intended to wound the victim, the defendant would still be liable for murder. 3. "Felony-murder" - Killing someon…

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15 U.S. Code § 15 - Suits by persons injured | U.S. Code ...

Posted: (52 years ago) (a) Amount of recovery; prejudgment interest Except as provided in subsection (b), any person who shall be injured in his business or property by reason of anything forbidden in the antitrust laws may sue therefor in any district court of the United States in the district in which the defendant resides or is found or has an agent, without respect to the amount in controversy, and shall recover ...

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Preliminary injunction | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) A preliminary injunction is an injunction that may be granted before or during trial, with the goal of preserving the status quo before final judgment.

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4 U.S. Code § 8 - Respect for flag | U.S. Code | US Law ...

Posted: (52 years ago) 4 U.S. Code § 8 - Respect for flag. No disrespect should be shown to the flag of the United States of America; the flag should not be dipped to any person or thing. Regimental colors, State flags, and organization or institutional flags are to be dipped as a mark of honor. The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a ...

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Diversity of Citizenship | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Diversity of citizenship is a requirement for diversity jurisdiction because the purpose of such jurisdiction is to provide out-of-state litigants with the opportunity to defend themselves in an unbiased court. When a plaintiff and defendant are both citizens of the same state, the threat of bias based on citizenship is assumed to be eliminated ...

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10 U.S. Code § 1107a - Emergency use products | U.S. Code ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Termination Date. Pub. L. 108–136, div. A, title XVI, § 1603(d), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1690, which provided that section 1603 of Pub. L. 108–136 (enacting this section and section 360bbb–3 of Title 21, Food and Drugs, and amending section 331 of Title 21) would not be in effect (and the law was to read as if that section had never been enacted) as of the date on which, following ...

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17 CFR § 230.425 - Filing of certain prospectuses and ...

Posted: (52 years ago) (a) All written communications made in reliance on § 230.165 are prospectuses that must be filed with the Commission under this section on the date of first use. (b) All written communications that contain no more information than that specified in § 230.135 must be filed with the Commission on or before the date of first use except as provided in paragraph (d)(1) of this section.

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26 U.S. Code § 1061 - Partnership interests held in ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Except as provided in this paragraph or paragraph (4), the term “applicable partnership interest” means any interest in a partnership which, directly or indirectly, is transferred to (or is held by) the taxpayer in connection with the performance of substantial services by the taxpayer, or any other related person, in any applicable trade or business.

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18 U.S. Code § 242 - Deprivation of rights under color of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Historical and Revision Notes. Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 52 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 20, 35 Stat. 1092). Reference to persons causing or procuring was omitted as unnecessary in view of definition of “principal” in section 2 of this title.. A minor change was made in phraseology.

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parens patriae | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Parens patriae is Latin for "parent of the people." Under parens patriae, a state or court has a paternal and protective role over its citizens or others subject to its jurisdiction.. The doctrine of parens patriae is a doctrine under which a state has third-party standing to bring a lawsuit on behalf of a citizen when the suit implicates a state’s quasi-sovereign interests for the well ...

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15 U.S. Code § 1692i - Legal actions by debt collectors ...

Posted: (52 years ago) in the case of an action to enforce an interest in real property securing the consumer’s obligation, bring such action only in a judicial district or similar legal entity in which such real property is located; or

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26 U.S. Code § 958 - Rules for determining stock ownership ...

Posted: (52 years ago) (b) Constructive ownership For purposes of sections 951(b), 954(d)(3), 956(c)(2), and 957, section 318(a) (relating to constructive ownership of stock) shall apply to the extent that the effect is to treat any United States person as a United States shareholder within the meaning of section 951(b), to treat a person as a related person within the meaning of section 954(d)(3), to treat the ...

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15 U.S. Code § 1692g - Validation of debts | U.S. Code ...

Posted: (52 years ago) 15 U.S. Code § 1692g - Validation of debts. a statement that, upon the consumer ’s written request within the thirty-day period, the debt collector will provide the consumer with the name and address of the original creditor, if different from the current creditor. If the consumer notifies the debt collector in writing within the thirty-day ...

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18 U.S. Code § 1001 - Statements or entries generally | U ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Amendments. 2006—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–248 inserted last sentence in concluding provisions.. 2004—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 108–458 substituted “be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 5 years or, if the offense involves international or domestic terrorism (as defined in section 2331), imprisoned not more than 8 years, or both” for “be fined under this title or ...

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11 U.S. Code Subchapter V - SMALL BUSINESS DEBTOR ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The following state regulations pages link to this page. U.S. Code Toolbox. Law about... Articles from Wex

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5 CFR Part 2635 - STANDARDS OF ETHICAL CONDUCT FOR ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Subpart A - General Provisions (§§ 2635.101 - 2635.107) Subpart B - Gifts From Outside Sources (§§ 2635.201 - 2635.206) Subpart C - Gifts Between Employees (§§ 2635.301 - 2635.304)

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15 U.S. Code § 1692j - Furnishing certain deceptive forms ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Any person who violates this section shall be liable to the same extent and in the same manner as a debt collector is liable under section 1692k of this title for failure to comply with a provision of this subchapter. (Pub. L. 90–321, title VIII, § 812, as added Pub. L. 95–109, Sept. 20, 1977, 91 Stat. 880.)

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38 CFR § 4.130 - Schedule of ratings - Mental disorders ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The nomenclature employed in this portion of the rating schedule is based upon the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) (see § 4.125 for availability information). Rating agencies must be thoroughly familiar with this manual to properly implement the directives in § 4.125 through § 4.129 and to apply the general ...

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3 U.S. Code § 15 - Counting electoral votes in Congress ...

Posted: (52 years ago) “The meeting of the Senate and House of Representatives to be held in January 2013 pursuant to section 15 of title 3, United States Code, to count the electoral votes for President and Vice President cast by the electors in December 2012 shall be held on January 4, 2013 (rather than on the date specified in the first sentence of that section).”

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Conspiracy | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute

Posted: (52 years ago) Conspiracy. Primary tabs. An agreement between two or more people to commit an illegal act, along with an intent to achieve the agreement's goal. Most U.S. jurisdictions also require an overt act toward furthering the agreement. An overt act is a statutory requirement, not a constitutional one. See Whitfield v. United States, 453 U.S. 209 (2005).

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15 U.S. Code § 1691a - Definitions; rules of construction ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Any reference to any requirement imposed under this subchapter or any provision thereof includes reference to the regulations of the Bureau under this subchapter or the provision thereof in question. (Pub. L. 90–321, title VII, § 702, as added Pub. L. 93–495, title V, § 503, Oct. 28, 1974, 88 Stat. 1522; amended Pub. L. 111–203, title X, § 1085(1), (2), July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 2083.)

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28 U.S. Code § 1367 - Supplemental jurisdiction | U.S ...

Posted: (52 years ago) In any civil action of which the district courts have original jurisdiction founded solely on section 1332 of this title, the district courts shall not have supplemental jurisdiction under subsection (a) over claims by plaintiffs against persons made parties under Rule 14, 19, 20, or 24 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, or over claims by persons proposed to be joined as plaintiffs under ...

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police powers | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal Information ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Tenth Amendment to the Constitution gives states the rights and powers that are not delegated to the United States. We often refer to these rights and powers “police power”. The police power has its origin and purpose in the general welfare of the state or, as it is sometimes expressed, the public health, public morals, and public safety.

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26 U.S. Code § 102 - Gifts and inheritances | U.S. Code ...

Posted: (52 years ago) 26 U.S. Code § 102 - Gifts and inheritances. Gross income does not include the value of property acquired by gift, bequest, devise, or inheritance. where the gift, bequest, devise, or inheritance is of income from property, the amount of such income. Where, under the terms of the gift, bequest, devise, or inheritance, the payment, crediting ...

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19 CFR Part 102 - RULES OF ORIGIN | CFR | US Law | LII ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 03, 1994  · 19 CFR Part 102 - RULES OF ORIGIN. CFR. prev | next. § 102.0 Scope. Subpart A - General (§ 102.1) Subpart B - Rules of Origin (§§ 102.11 - 102.25) Appendix to Part 102 - Textile and Apparel Manufacturer Identification.

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15 U.S. Code § 1692d - Harassment or abuse | U.S. Code ...

Posted: (52 years ago) 15 U.S. Code § 1692d - Harassment or abuse. A debt collector may not engage in any conduct the natural consequence of which is to harass, oppress, or abuse any person in connection with the collection of a debt. Without limiting the general application of the foregoing, the …

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§ 2-106. Definitions: "Contract"; "Agreement"; "Contract ...

Posted: (52 years ago) (1) In this Article unless the context otherwise requires "contract" and "agreement" are limited to those relating to the present or future sale of goods. "Contract for sale" includes both a present sale of goods and a contract to sell goods at a future time. A "sale" consists in the passing of title from the seller to the buyer for a price (Section 2-401).

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42 U.S. Code § 1983 - Civil action for deprivation of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Amendments. 1996—Pub. L. 104–317 inserted before period at end of first sentence “, except that in any action brought against a judicial officer for an act or omission taken in such officer’s judicial capacity, injunctive relief shall not be granted unless a declaratory decree was violated or declaratory relief was unavailable”. 1979—Pub. L. 96–170 inserted “or the District of ...

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U.S. Code: Title 6. DOMESTIC SECURITY | U.S. Code | US Law ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Prior Provisions. A prior Title 6, Surety Bonds, was enacted by act July 30, 1947, ch. 390, § 1, 61 Stat. 646, and was repealed by act Sept. 13, 1982, Pub. L. 97 ...

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14 CFR § 91.203 - Civil aircraft: Certifications required ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 05, 2015  · (a) Except as provided in § 91.715, no person may operate a civil aircraft unless it has within it the following: (1) An appropriate and current airworthiness certificate. Each U.S. airworthiness certificate used to comply with this subparagraph (except a special flight permit, a copy of the applicable operations specifications issued under § 21.197(c) of this chapter, appropriate sections ...

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