Presidential Records Act of 1978: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 10998 and Related Bills ....
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on Government Information and Individual Rights
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1979 - 896 էջ
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Էջ 827 - States, and for other purposes, having considered the same, report favorably thereon with amendments and recommend that the bill as amended do pass. The amendments are as follows : Page 2.
Էջ 299 - Let the end be legitimate, let it be within the scope of the Constitution, and all means which are appropriate, which are plainly adapted to that end, which are not prohibited, but consistent with the letter and spirit of the Constitution, are constitutional.
Էջ 760 - For purposes of this section, the term "agency" as defined in section 551(1) of this title includes any executive department, military department, Government corporation, Government controlled corporation, or other establishment in the executive branch of the Government (including the Executive Office of the President), or any independent regulatory agency.
Էջ 488 - My view was that every executive officer, and above all every executive officer in high position, was a steward of the people bound actively and affirmatively to do all he could for the people, and not to content himself with the negative merit of keeping his talents undamaged in a napkin.
Էջ 612 - The fundamental necessity of maintaining each of the three general departments of government entirely free from the control or coercive influence, direct or indirect, of either of the others, has often been stressed and is hardly open to serious question.
Էջ 140 - Personnel, medical, or similar files, the disclosure of which would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy...
Էջ 434 - records' includes all books, papers, maps, photographs, or other documentary materials, regardless of physical form or characteristics, made or received by any agency of the United States Government in pursuance of federal law or in connection with the transaction of public business and preserved or appropriate for preservation by that agency or its legitimate successor as evidence of the organization, functions, policies, decisions, procedures, operations, or other activities of the Government or...
Էջ 729 - records" includes all books, papers, maps, photographs, or other documentary materials, regardless of physical form or characteristics, made or received by...
Էջ 431 - A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or, perhaps, both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
Էջ 608 - Great cases, like hard cases, make bad law. For great cases are called great not by reason of their real importance in shaping the law of the future, but because of some accident of immediate overwhelming interest which appeals to the feelings and distorts the judgment. These immediate interests exercise a kind of hydraulic pressure which makes what previously was clear seem doubtful, and before which even well settled principles of law will bend.