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May 14 1979 (FN)

Chapman Vs. Houston Welfare Rights Organization

Court : US Supreme Court

..... co., 176 u. s. 68 , 176 u. s. 72 (1900), the court held that a claim alleging that a tax on federal patent rights violated the contracts, due process, and equal protection clauses was not encompassed by rev.stat. 1979 and 629(16), or 563(12), because those provisions dealt only with "civil rights" ..... stat. 113; revision of statutes act of 1866, 1, 14 stat. 74. [ footnote 3/15 ] the former guaranteed to all persons "the same right" to contract, to sue, etc., "as is enjoyed by white citizens," and to be subject to like penalties and taxes. this provision, with minor word changes, is now 42 ..... the civil rights act of 1866, 14 stat. 27. section 1 of that act secured to all persons, with respect to specified rights, such as the right to contract, "the same right . . . as is enjoyed by white citizens." under 2 of the 1866 act, deprivation of these rights under color of state law was a ..... civil rights act of 1866, 14 stat. 27. section 1 of the act guaranteed all citizens of the united states "the same right . . . to make and enforce contracts, to sue, be parties, and give evidence, to inherit, purchase, lease, sell, hold, and convey real and personal property . . . as is enjoyed by white citizens ..... its first section declared all persons born in the united states to be citizens, and provided that all citizens should have the same rights to make and enforce contracts, to sue, to purchase, lease, sell, or hold property, and to full and equal benefit of all laws as is enjoyed by white citizens. the .....

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May 14 1979 (FN)

Cannon Vs. University of Chicago

Court : US Supreme Court

..... [had] come . . . to declare a broad principle that is right and necessary, and to make it effective for every federal program involving financial assistance by grant, loan or contract. [ footnote 2/6 ]" far from conferring new private authority to enforce the federal policy of nondiscrimination, title vi contemplated agency action to be the principal mechanism for achieving this end ..... the ground of race, color, religion, or national origin or are denied participation or benefits therein on the ground of race, color, religion, or national origin. all contracts made in connection with any such program or activity shall contain such conditions as the president may prescribe for the purpose of assuring that there shall be no discrimination in ..... the contrary in any law of the united states providing or authorizing direct or indirect financial assistance for or in connection with any program or activity by way of grant, contract, loan, insurance, guaranty, or otherwise, no such law shall be interpreted as requiring that such financial assistance shall be furnished in circumstances under which individuals participating in ..... , provides: "each federal department and agency which is empowered to extend federal financial assistance to any education program or activity, by way of grant, loan, or contract other than a contract of insurance or guaranty, is authorized and directed to effectuate the provisions of section 1681 of this title with respect to such program or activity by issuing rules, .....

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Mar 21 1979 (FN)

New York Tel. Co. Vs. New York Dept. of Labor

Court : US Supreme Court

..... of economic weapons that may be used as part of collective bargaining, it would be in a position to exercise considerable influence upon the substantive terms on which the parties contract. . . . our labor policy is not presently erected on a foundation of government control of the results of negotiations. . . . nor does it contain a charter for the [board] to act ..... relations comm'n, 427 u. s. 132 , 427 u. s. 134 -135, 427 u. s. 140 -148 (1976). [ footnote 2/2 ] the tension between the value of freedom of contract and the legal ordering of the collective bargaining relationship is discussed in h. wellington, labor and the legal process, ch. 2 (1968). [ footnote 2/3 ] see nlra 8(d), 29 ..... welfare assistance for striking workers in new jersey pervades every work stoppage, affects every existing collective bargaining agreement, and is a factor lurking in the background of every incipient labor contract. the question, of course, is whether congress, explicitly or implicitly, has ruled out such assistance in its calculus of laws regulating labor-management disputes." see also ohio bureau of ..... unemployment compensation to strikers. communication workers of america, afl-cio (cwa), represents about 70% of the nonmanagement employees of companies affiliated with the bell telephone co. in june, 1971, when contract negotiations had reached an impasse, cwa recommended a nationwide strike. the strike commenced on july 14, 1971, and, for most workers, lasted only a week. in new york, however, .....

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Jul 02 1980 (FN)

indus. Union Dept. Vs. Amer. Petroleum Inst.

Court : US Supreme Court

..... secretary could reasonably reject them on the basis of the evidence in the record. for example: (1) the witness appeared to assume that, in previous tests, leukemia had been contracted after a lifetime of exposure; the evidence afforded no basis for that assumption, and the duration of exposure may have been quite short for particular employees. if the duration period ..... , 54165-54167 (1977). industry witnesses challenged this theory, arguing that the presence of several different defense mechanisms in the human body make it unlikely that a person would actually contract cancer as a result of absorbing one carcinogenic molecule. thus, the molecule might be detoxified before reaching a critical site, damage to a dna molecule might be repaired, or a ..... a number of epidemiological studies were also done among american rubber workers during this period. dr. a. j. mcmichael's studies indicated a nine-fold increase in the risk of contracting leukemia among workers who were heavily exposed in the 1940's and 1950's to pure benzene used as a solvent. mcmichael, spirtas, kupper, & gamble, solvent exposure and leukemia ..... 5), coupled with osha's cancer policy. expert testimony that a substance is probably a human carcinogen -- either because it has caused cancer in animals or because individuals have contracted cancer following extremely high exposures -- would justify the conclusion that the substance poses some risk of serious harm, no matter how minute the exposure and no matter how many experts .....

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Jun 16 1980 (FN)

Bryant Vs. Yellen

Court : US Supreme Court

..... as the secretary may find to be necessary, in any event not more than forty years from the date of public notice hereinafter referred to, and the execution of said contract or contracts shall have been confirmed by a decree of a court of competent jurisdiction." [ footnote 9 ] in 1942, pursuant to this provision, the district expanded its boundaries to ..... footnote 8 ] section 46 provides in relevant part: "no water shall be delivered upon the completion of any new project or new division of a project until a contract or contracts in form approved by the secretary of the interior shall have been made with an irrigation district or irrigation districts organized under state law providing for payment by the district ..... that the administrative practice under 46 had usually been "to refuse to deliver water to any lands, excess or nonexcess, until the owner of excess land has executed the recordable contract agreeing to dispose of the excess." department of interior, landownership survey on federal reclamation projects 47 (1946). [ footnote 26 ] the united states urges that 6 merely specifies ..... a large acreage was already being irrigated by water delivered by the imperial irrigation district (district) through a privately owned irrigation system. under the project act and a 1932 implementing contract, the united states constructed and the district agreed to pay for a new irrigation system. the project act, which implemented and ratified the seven-state colorado river compact (compact .....

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Jul 02 1981 (FN)

Dames and Moore Vs. Regan

Court : US Supreme Court

..... provisions of this part and any rulings, licenses, authorizations, instructions, orders, or forms issued thereunder may be amended, modified, or revoked at any time." [ footnote 4 ] the contract stated that any dispute incapable of resolution by agreement of the parties would be submitted to conciliation, and that, if either party was unwilling to accept the results of conciliation ..... of iran and the atomic energy organization, but not against the iranian banks. the district court granted petitioner's motion and awarded petitioner the amount claimed under the contract, plus interest. thereafter, petitioner attempted to execute the judgment by obtaining writs of garnishment and execution in state court in the state of washington, and a sheriff' ..... the agreement for its own convenience on june 30, 1979. petitioner contended, however, that it was owed $3,436,694.30 plus interest for services performed under the contract prior to the date of termination. [ footnote 4 ] the district court issued orders of attachment directed against property of the defendants, and the property of certain iranian banks ..... claims tribunal determines that it has no jurisdiction over the claim. meanwhile, the district court granted summary judgment for petitioner and awarded it the amount claimed under the contract plus interest, but stayed execution of the judgment pending appeal by the defendants, and ordered that all prejudgment attachments against the defendants be vacated and that further proceedings .....

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Jun 29 1981 (FN)

Nlrb Vs. Amax Coal Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

..... faith with respect to wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment, or the negotiation of an agreement, or any question arising thereunder, and the execution of a written contract incorporating any agreement reached if requested by either party, but such obligation does not compel either party to agree to a proposal or require the making of a concession. . . ..... faith with respect to wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment, or the negotiation of an agreement, or any question arising thereunder, and the execution of a written contract incorporating any agreement reached if requested by either party, but such obligation does not compel either party to agree to a proposal or require the making of a concession. . . ..... respect to the midwestern mines, amax is a member of the bituminous coal operators association (bcoa), a national multiemployer group that bargains with the union. through its collective bargaining contract with the union, amax, along with the other members of the bcoa, agreed to contribute to the union's national pension and welfare trust funds. these funds, established under ..... which it is a member of the bituminous coal operators association (bcoa), a national multiemployer group that bargains with the union representing amax's employees. under a collective bargaining contract with the union, amax, along with other members of the bcoa, agreed to contribute to the union's national pension and welfare trust funds, which were established under .....

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Apr 20 1981 (FN)

Pennhurst State Sch. and Hosp. Vs. Halderman

Court : US Supreme Court

..... state voluntarily and knowingly accepts the terms of the "contract." see steward machine co. v. davis, 301 u. s. 548 , 301 u. s. 585 -598 (1937); harris v. mcrae, 448 u. s. 297 (1980). there can, of course, be no ..... . 309 (1968); rosado v. wyman, 397 u. s. 397 (1970). unlike legislation enacted under 5, however, legislation enacted pursuant to the spending power is much in the nature of a contract: in return for federal funds, the states agree to comply with federally imposed conditions. the legitimacy of congress' power to legislate under the spending power thus rests on whether the ..... state voluntarily and knowingly accepts the terms of the "contract," but if congress intends to impose a condition on the grant of federal moneys, it must do so unambiguously. pp. 451 u. s. 15 -18. (b) applying the above principles ..... implicitly attempt to impose massive financial obligations on the states. unlike legislation enacted under 5, however, legislation enacted pursuant to the spending power is much in the nature of a contract; in return for federal funds, the states agree to comply with federally imposed conditions. the legitimacy of congress' power to legislate under the spending power thus rests on whether the .....

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Jul 02 1982 (FN)

Enmund Vs. Florida

Court : US Supreme Court

..... robinson v. california, 370 u. s. 660 , 370 u. s. 667 (1962), a statute making narcotics addiction a crime, even though such addiction "is apparently an illness which may be contracted innocently or involuntarily," was struck down under the eighth amendment. similarly, in weems v. united states, the court invalidated a statute making it a crime for a public official to .....

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Jun 29 1982 (FN)

General Bldg. Contractors Assn., Inc. Vs. Pennsylvania

Court : US Supreme Court

..... part of both the union (local 542) and the joint apprenticeship and training committee (jatc), a body composed of officials from the union and the petitioner contracting associations, which jointly administered the apprenticeship and training program. as a result, the only question that the court need address today is whether limited injunctive liability ..... hiring would actually be governed by the agreement, the district court's theory presumably would also permit the imposition of liability on the attorneys who actually conducted the contract negotiations. we are unaware of any authority supporting such an extended application of respondeat superior. [ footnote 19 ] according to respondents, the district court's ..... protecting civil rights, including 42 u.s.c. 1981. the complaint sought to redress racial discrimination in the operation of an exclusive hiring hall established in contracts between local 542 of the international union of operating engineers and construction industry employers doing business within the union's jurisdiction. respondents also alleged discrimination in ..... district court under 42 u.s.c. 1981, seeking to redress alleged racial discrimination in the operation of an exclusive hiring hall established in collective bargaining contracts between the local union representing operating engineers and petitioner trade associations and construction industry employers. respondents also alleged discrimination in the operation of an apprenticeship program established .....

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