Confirmation Hearing on the Nominations of William H. Pryor, Jr., to be Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit and Diane M. Stuart to be Director, Violence Against Women Office, Department of Justice: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session, June 11, 2003
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Página 140 - In accordance with the provisions of Title I of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 as amended, I am forwarding the financial disclosure report of...
Página 59 - Government may substantially burden a person's exercise of religion only if it demonstrates that application of the burden to the person — (1) is in furtherance of a compelling governmental interest; and (2) is the least restrictive means of furthering that compelling governmental interest.
Página 197 - struck down more Federal laws per year than any Supreme Court in the last half of the century." Are there any federal statutes or sections of federal legislation that have not yet been ruled upon by the Supreme Court that go beyond Congress' enumerated powers under the Constitution, In your view?
Página 359 - I doubt that any one of the 13 Colonies would have agreed to our Constitution if they had dreamed that the time might come when they would have to go to a United States Attorney General or a District of Columbia Court with hat in hand begging for permission to change their laws.
Página 261 - Government, shall submit a report to the Committees on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives and of the Senate on the operation of this section during the previous year.
Página 172 - Society mission statement also states that one of its goak is "reordering priorities within the legal system to place a premium on individual liberty, traditional values, and the rule of law.
Página 185 - Our synthesis of the 28 studies shows a pattern of evidence indicating racial disparities in the charging, sentencing and imposition of the death penalty....
Página 115 - Do you solemnly swear that the testimony you are about to give before this committee will be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing hut the truth, so help you God ? Mr.
Página 383 - This is true in part because the constitutional test is intertwined with an assessment of contemporary standards and the legislative judgment weighs heavily in ascertaining such standards. "[I]na democratic society legislatures, not courts, are constituted to respond to the will and consequently the moral values of the people.