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  • Communications Decency Act
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    Communications Decency Act: Regulation In Cyberspace David HembreeOctober 23, 1996 Dr. Willis Being one of millions of surfers throughout the Internet, I see that fundamental civil liberties are as important in cyberspace as they are in traditional contexts. Cyberspace defined in Webster's Tenth Edition dictionary is the on-line worlds of networks. The right to speak and publish using a virtual pen has its roots in a long tradition dating back to the very founding of democracy in this country. W...
  • Mike F Doyle
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    Michael F. Doyle is a House Representative in Pennsylvania. Doyle represents the 14 district which includes the city of Pittsburg and most of Allegheny County. Doyle is now serving his fifth term in congress. Doyle's top priority is to create jobs, preserve social security and Medicare, provide better public education, meet the needs of senior citizens, establish long-term energy strategy, and to promote a better climate for the high-tech community. Doyle was born on august 5, 1953 in Pittsburg ...
  • Alien And Sedition Acts
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    ALIEN AND SEDITION ACTS In 1798, when Congress passed both the Alien and Sedition Acts, it was very much constitutional. These acts were definitely in the best interest of America. America was a significantly young nation, at the time, and could not afford to create problems caused by foreigners coming to America. They did not have enough national power to sustain order if everyone was attacking the newly created laws, and many of those rebels being citizens from foreign countries, nevertheless....
  • Executive Through The Attorney General
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    Zach Bastian Ad. Law 02/12/02 Morrison vs. Olson Facts: The Ethics in Government Act created the position of independent counsel to investigate certain high officials of the federal government. When matters arise which may warrant such counsel, the Attorney General of the United States may investigate the allegations. If he finds reason, he may instruct the Special District Court to appoint an independent counsel. This individual may be removed only by the Attorney General upon? good cause? and ...
  • Long Before The Sedition Act
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    Freedom of the Press: Matthew Lyons Unfair Prosecution Freedom is a right guaranteed to us by the Constitution. Matthew Lyon was unfairly prosecuted under the Sedition Act and should have been allowed to publish his opinions. The First Amendment guarantees the rights to freedom of speech and the press. Both of these rights of Matthew Lyon were infringed upon when he was prosecuted under the Sedition Act. It has long been thought that criticism is an important part of democracy (Ingelhart). Criti...
  • British Troops O Boston Harbor
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    1775 O May 10. Second Continental Congress convenes in Philadelphia. O June 14. Continental Congress creates Continental Army June 17. Battle of Bunker Hill. O July. Congress offers the Olive Branch Petition in attempt at reconciliation with king. O American armies march on Montreal and Quebec. 1776 O January 1. Americans lose assault on Quebec. O January. Thomas Paine's Common Sense published. O March. British evacuate Boston July 4. Declaration of independence adopted. The British defeated the...
  • Espionage Act Of 1917
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    Labbe 1 Ryan LabbeCommunications 261 Prof. Olmstead November 18, 2004 Espionage Act of 1917 and Sedition Act (Amendment) of 1918 On April 2nd 1917, President Woodrow Wilson of the United States of America, ". ... went before Congress and called for a declaration of war. Both the House and the Senate voted overwhelmingly in favor of going to war with Germany". # This was an act that led to much resistance among the American people. Not four months earlier the American people re-elected President ...
  • Railway Labor Act
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    Is it important for businesses to play an active role in the political process? History paints an active play on how businesses tend to exercise their political powers to influence special interests. Some could argue that this political influence dates back to the Revolutionary War. In today's changing and demanding society, businesses and Congress continues to play the political wars to influence their interests. In the Federal Express and Congress case, is it apparent that Federal Express exer...

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