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  Public and Private Laws: Main
Public and private laws are prepared and published by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
The database for the current session of Congress is updated when the publication of a slip law is authorized by OFR.
Locate public and private laws in a local Federal depository library.
origin.www.gpoaccess.gov /plaws   (202 words)

  Public law - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Public law is the law governing the relationship between individuals (citizens, companies) and the state.
Public law is that law which is passed by either the provincial legislatures or by the federal Parliament.
Most laws that have penal or criminal penalties are considered to be public law as these laws are intended to protect all members of society and not just the areas of interaction that are covered by contract and tort.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Public_Law   (1033 words)

 Notary Public License Law
The signature and seal of a county clerk, upon a certificate of official character of a notary public or the signature of a county clerk upon a certificate of authentication of the signature and acts of a notary public or commissioner of deeds, may be a facsimile, printed, stamped, photographed or engraved thereon.
A notary public or commissioner of deeds, who in the exercise of the powers, or in the performance of the duties of such office shall practice any fraud or deceit, the punishment for which is not otherwise provided for by this act, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
In the case of an acknowledgment, the notary public certifies as to the identity and execution of a document; the affidavit involves the administration of an oath to the affiant.
www.dos.state.ny.us /lcns/lawbooks/notary.html   (7454 words)

 Public Law 280
Public Law 83-280, the 280th Public Law enacted by the 83rd Congress in 1953 (2), was a substantial transfer of jurisdiction from the federal government to the states in Indian country.
Public Law 280 was enacted in the 1950’s - a period of termination and assimilation in Indian country - and it must be examined and understood within the context of the time period in which it was enacted.
Public Law 280, however, differed from earlier grants of jurisdiction to the states in that it allowed every state to assume jurisdiction at their own option at any time in the future.
www.aidainc.net /Publications/pl280.htm   (4695 words)

 Public Law 280 Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Public Law 83- 280 (commonly referred to as Public Law 280 or PL 280) was a transfer of legal authority (jurisdiction) from the federal government to state governments which significantly changed the division of legal authority among tribal, federal, and state governments.
Public Law 280, however, is a complicated statute which has been very controversial since the time of its enactment in 1953.
Public Law 83-280 (commonly referred to as Public Law 280 or PL 280) was a transfer of legal authority (jurisdiction) from the federal government to state governments which significantly changed the division of legal authority among tribal, federal, and state governments.
www.tribal-institute.org /lists/pl280.htm   (739 words)

 North Carolina Public Records Law   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Is disclosed or furnished to the public agency in connection with the owner's performance of a public contract or in connection with a bid, application, proposal, industrial development project, or in compliance with laws, regulations, rules, or ordinances of the United States, the State, or political subdivisions of the State.
If the person who unlawfully possesses public records shall without just cause refuse or neglect for 10 days after a request made in writing by any citizen of the State to deliver such records to their lawful custodian, he shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
The court may order such public records to be delivered to the petitioner upon finding that the materials in issue are public records and that such public records are in the possession of a person not authorized by the custodian of the public records or by law to possess such public records.
www.ncpress.com /publicrecordslaw.html   (3867 words)

 Public and Private Laws: Main
Public and private laws are prepared and published by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
Browse public and private laws for the 109th Congress
Locate public and private laws in a local Federal depository library.
www.gpoaccess.gov /plaws   (200 words)

 Public Law
Public law is the set of legal principles governing the exercise of power by public authorities.
Public law remedies are those procedures by which citizens can challenge the fairness or legality of their decisions.PLP seeks to tackle the barriers to effective and practical accountability for those who are excluded from the processes by which accountability is maintained.
Public Law Research Cluster at Leeds Univeristy has as its focus various broad themes which are then explored in a number of specific strands of research.
www.clickdocs.co.uk /public-law.htm   (178 words)

 public law 280   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Public Law 280 is a federal statute enacted by Congress in 1953.
Essentially, Public Law 280 was an attempt by the federal government to reduce its role in Indian affairs.
Although Public Law 280 was amended in 1968 requiring the consent of the tribe, consent was not required for states that had assumed jurisdiction up to 1968.
www.humanities.uci.edu /IDP/nativeam/pl280.html   (276 words)

 Emory Law School: Home
With the hiring of clinical instructors to head two new clinics, Emory Law School is ready to expand its highly-regarded public interest program.
Prowling the halls of Emory Law School in a crisp bow tie, Prof.
Professor Abdullahi An-Na'im is quoted in the February 12 edition of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on recent riots against a cartoon of the...
www.law.emory.edu /cms/site/index.php?id=tulane   (257 words)

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(5) Public school transportation.--The term "public school transportation" means transportation by schoolbus vehicles of schoolchildren, personnel, and equipment to and from a public elementary or secondary school and school-related activities.
In any action or administrative proceeding commenced pursuant to this Act, the court or agency, in its discretion, may allow the prevailing party, other than the United States, a reasonable attorney's fee, including litigation expenses, and costs, and the United States shall be liable for the foregoing the same as a private individual.
(2) Publication of plan.--The Attorney General shall publish the plan referred to in paragraph (1) for public comment in accordance with subchapter II of chapter 5 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Administrative Procedure Act).
www.usdoj.gov /crt/ada/pubs/ada.txt   (5696 words)

 U.S. Copyright Office - Copyright Basics (Circular 1)
The year of publication may determine the duration of copyright protection for anonymous and pseudonymous works (when the author's identity is not revealed in the records of the Copyright Office) and for works made for hire.
Public Law 105-298, enacted on October 27, 1998, further extended the renewal term of copyrights still subsisting on that date by an additional 20 years, providing for a renewal term of 67 years and a total term of protection of 95 years.
Public Law 102-307, enacted on June 26, 1992, amended the 1976 Copyright Act to provide for automatic renewal of the term of copyrights secured between January 1, 1964, and December 31, 1977.
www.copyright.gov /circs/circ1.html   (7014 words)

 Researching Public International Law   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The ways norms are identified as international law include agreements negotiated by the affected parties, deference to a third-party decision-maker, academic persuasion and consensus, and custom (state practice and the opinion that the practice is dictated by a legal obligation).
That source of law may be important when there has not been practice by states sufficient to give the particular principle status as customary law and the principle has not been legislated by general international agreement.
Nonetheless, it may be invoked as a rule of international law, at least in claims based on injury to persons, because it is a general principle common to the major legal systems of the world and is not inappropriate for international claims.
www.law.columbia.edu /library/Research_Guides/internat_law/pubint   (9461 words)

 public law
Clients of BDB's Public Law Practice Group include governmental entities regarding compliance with laws such as Ohio's Sunshine Law, Open Records laws, environmental laws, occupational safety and health laws, ethics laws, campaign finance laws and employment laws.
Litigation services for public entities involved in disputes is another strong area of BDB's Public Law Group.
Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP Public Law attorneys are very active as counselors on economic development and tax incentive tools; public finance matters such as general obligator bonds and notes; special assessment bonds and notes; industrial development bonds; and energy conservation notes.
www.bdblaw.com /PracticeDetail.asp?id=27   (227 words)

 Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States
Unpublished works when the death date of the author is not known may still be copyrighted, but certification from the Copyright Office that it has no record to indicate whether the person is living or died less than 70 years before is a complete defense to any action for infringement.
Presumption as to the author's death requires a certified report from the Copyright Office that its records disclose nothing to indicate that the author of the work is living or died less than seventy years before.
The court in Twin Books, however, concluded "publication without a copyright notice in a foreign country did not put the work in the public domain in the United States."  According to the court, these foreign publications were in effect "unpublished" in the US, and hence have the same copyright term as unpublished works.
www.copyright.cornell.edu /training/Hirtle_Public_Domain.htm   (2822 words)

 Public Law 107 096
923]] Public Law 107-96 107th Congress An Act Making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002, and for other purposes.
None of the funds appropriated under this Act shall be expended for any abortion except where the life of the mother would be endangered if the fetus were carried to term or where the pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest.
Notwithstanding <> any other provision of law, not later than 120 days after the date that a District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) student is referred for evaluation or assessment-- (1) the District of Columbia Board of Education, or its successor, and DCPS shall assess or evaluate a student who [[Page 115 STAT.
www.llpoh.org /Public_Laws_of_the_107th/096.html   (4965 words)

 Washington Semester   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is the foundation of laws that have stood firm for more than 200 years, yet new legal issues make it subject to constant reinterpretation.
Explore the institutions and meet the practitioners who determine federal judicial policy in the public law semester.
From free speech on the Internet to affirmative action to the finer points of the federal judicial and legislative systems, you discuss and dissect the full spectrum of current public law topics and leave with a realistic view of the possibilities and limitations of politics and government.
www.american.edu /washingtonsemester/2.programs/2.10PL.html   (389 words)

 European Public Law Journal: Hull Law School   (Site not responding. Last check: )
European Public Law is an English-language journal dedicated to the study of the European Community and the shaping of Member States' public law by the law of the European Community as well as by the Council of Europe's European Convention on Human Rights.
The Journal is edited at the Institute of European Public Law in the Law School, and published in paper and online by Kluwer Law International.
The subject area is given a broad interpretation and includes EC Law and Public Law, the Public Law of European States and other jurisdictions where relevant, including those jurisdictions which have been influenced by European legal systems, and Comparative Public Law.
www.law.hull.ac.uk /pubs/eplj.html   (183 words)

 Public International Law Resources
Public International Law at the University of Western Australia is an excellent source for a variety of current information on international law issues.
The NGO charged with implementing the Humanitarian Laws of War, such as the Geneva Conventions, is the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
The entire text of the Law of the Sea Convention, along with the President's Letter of Transmittal to Congress is available at theU.S. State Department's web site.
faculty.babson.edu /hotchkiss/publaw.htm   (1687 words)

 Public Health Law Program | Home
The Public Health Law Program Web site includes a wealth of material and links on the law of public health emergency legal preparedness.
A 6-unit course, developed by CDC, that covers the law of public health emergencies.
Community workshops on the law of bioterrorism emergencies and natural disasters for health care and public health attorneys.
www2a.cdc.gov /phlp   (405 words)

 Section of Public Contract Law Home Page
Two central themes provide the fundamental foundation for all activities of the Section of Public Contract Law: the personal, professional growth of members and the sound development of the law relating to procurement at all levels of government.
The Section seeks to improve the functioning of public procurement by contributing to developments in procurement legislation and regulations; by objectively and fairly evaluating such developments; by communicating the Section's evaluations, critiques and concerns to policy makers and government officials; and by sharing these communications with Section members and the public.
Public Contract Law Journal, the public procurement periodical for lawyers by lawyers.
www.abanet.org /contract/home.html   (337 words)

 Main Page - Wex   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wex is an ambitious effort to construct a collaboratively-created, public-access law dictionary and encyclopedia.
It is sponsored and hosted by the Legal Information Institute at the Cornell Law School (http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/).
Much of the material that appears in Wex was originally developed for the LII's "Law about..." pages, to which Wex is the successor.
www.law.cornell.edu /wex/index.php/Main_Page   (147 words)

 India PIL Indian Public Interest Litigation Law Court
The Indian Public Law Initiative Forum is a non-profit movement promoting the process of Public Law in India.
Existing in the netherworld between the engineering industry and the law, these operators misuse their insider knowledge of the shortcuts used by Indian industry to keep up with the rest of the world.
Colin Gonsalves is a prolific Public Interest litigator and has organised a vast network of grassroots legal activists into "Socio-Legal Documentation Centres" across the countryside for "combat law".
www.geocities.com /india_pil   (2096 words)

 Public Law Review
The Saint Louis University Public Law Review was established in 1981 as a "Specialty Journal" to address legal issues of public interest and public policy.
The purpose of the Public Law Review is to provide an open and uncensored forum to legal scholars, practicing attorneys, legislators, and public interest advocates for debating current topics that are significant in the area of public interest law.
The Public Law Review is a student-edited publication that publishes two issues per year, one of which is based on a symposium hosted by the Law Review and held at the Saint Louis University School of Law.
law.slu.edu /journals/plr.html   (282 words)

 Public Law   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Public law 86-272 does not create a safe harbor for tennessee franchise tax
The Attorney General concluded that Public Law 86-272 applies only to state taxes measured by net income.
Thus, Public Law 86-272 does not apply to the Tennessee franchise tax, which is measured by a taxpayer's net worth.
www.state.tn.us /revenue/publiclaw.htm   (196 words)

 FindLaw for Students: Academic Law Journals and Law Reviews: Public Policy and Law Journals
Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy Hamline University School of Law.
Law and Inequality University of Minnesota Law School.
Public Law Research Institute Reports University of California, Hastings.
stu.findlaw.com /journals/public_policy.html   (355 words)

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