Constitutional Law

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Lichter v. United States

334 U.S. 742 (1948)

Facts: Petitioners challenged that the Renegotiation Act unconstitutionally attempted to delegate legislative power to administrative officials. Renegotiations Act authorized the government to determine and recapture excessive profits by private contrac...

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In re Neagle

135 U.S. 1 (1890)

Facts of the Case: Suspecting a plot against Justice Stephen J. Field’s life, the U.S. Attorney General appointed Neagle, a U.S. Marshall, to protect him. Acting as Field’s bodyguard, Neagle shot and killed a man who appeared about to attack t...

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Halkin v. Helms

690 F.2d 977 (1982)

Facts: P’s are 21 individuals and 5 organizations that were protesting and attempting to end the war in Vietnam. P’s claimed the CIA violated their first, fourth, fifth and ninth amendment rights and a section of the National Security Act. P’s wan...

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Greene v. McElroy

360 U.S. 474 (1959)

Facts: Petitioner was an aeronautical engineer who lost his security clearance on the basis of secret testimony concerning his ex-wife’s association with Communists. Petitioner was unable to obtain comparable employment without a security clearanc...

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Dellums v. Bush

752 F. Supp. 1141 (1990)

Background:Iraq invades Kuwait so US sends troops to Saudi Arabia which appears to be the next country in line. By November there were 250k troops there and to this point there was no mention of offensive attack. They decide to send another 250k tr...

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