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1978
1978-November-16

Legality and Propriety of FBI Acquisition of Private Papers


(Posted 2014-March-12)

Federal Bureau of Investigation—Constitutional Law—Fourth Amendment—Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. § 5522)—Acquisition of Private Papers

1978-November-06

Effect of the Order in Which the President Signs Two Bills


(Posted 2014-March-12)

Enrolled Bills—Effect of Order of Approval by the President—Revenue and Energy Tax Acts of 1978 (26 U.S.C. § 46)

1978-November-06

Constitutionality of Cost-Insurance-Freight Basis of Customs Valuation


(Posted 2014-March-12)

Constitutional Law—U.S. Tariffs and Customs—Procedures for Levying Ad Valorem Rates of Customs Duties—Cost-Insurance-Freight (CIF) Customs Valuation System

1978-October-20

Proposal to Require Government Contractors to Comply With Wage and Price Guidelines as a Condition of Doing Business With the Government


(Posted 2014-March-12)

Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. § 481)—Government Contracts—Wage and Price Standards in Government Procurement

1978-October-10

Due Process Requirements in Transferring Inmates From the General Prison Population to Administrative and Disciplinary Segregation (III)


(Posted 2014-March-12)

Bureau of Prisons—Involuntary Transfers of Prisoners to Segregation—Due Process Safeguards in Administrative and Disciplinary Segregation

1978-October-10

Whether Department of Justice Employee May Teach Law School Course


(Posted 2014-March-12)

Government Officers and Employees—Standards of Conduct (28 CFR 45.735.12)—Outside Employment—Teaching Law School Course

1978-October-06

Participation of the State Department in Producer-Consumer Fora and Other International Negotiations Aimed at Stabilizing International Commodity Markets


(Posted 2014-March-12)

The President—Authority to Participate in International Negotiations—Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. § 2101)—Participation in Producer-Consumer Fora

1978-September-29

Tort Liability of the United States and a Commercial Air Carrier Arising Out of Government Action During a Commercial Aircraft Hijacking


(Posted 2014-March-12)

Federal Aviation Administration—Federal Bureau of Investigation—Air Transportation Security (49 U.S.C. § 1357(e))—Management of Aircraft Hijacking (49 U.S.C. § 1472(o))

1978-September-26

Applicability of the Service Contract Act of 1965 to Federal Reserve Banks


(Posted 2014-March-12)

Service Contract Act of 1965 (41 U.S.C. §§ 351 et seq.)—Applicability to Federal Reserve Banks

1978-September-19

Delegation and Quorum Issues Concerning the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science


(Posted 2014-March-12)

National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (20 U.S.C. §§ 1501 et seq.)—Quorum Under Commission’s Sunshine Act—Delegation of Authority by the Librarian of Congress


Updated: April 2014