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In each State entitled in the Ninety-first Congress or in any subsequent Congress thereafter to more than one Representative under an apportionment made pursuant to the provisions of section 2a(a) of this title, there shall be established by law a number of districts equal to the number of Representatives to which such State is so entitled, and ...


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In a civil rights action in which someone prevails (which is by no means certain in this case, but not impossible either), there is at a minimum an award of nominal damages (i.e. $1) and the reasonable attorney fees and litigation costs incurred in the lawsuit. A jury could also award a prevailing party non-economic damages, and/or exemplary damages (a.k.a ...


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The two-term limit is embeded in the Constitution at the Twenty-Second Amendment. A third term would therefore require a constitutional amendment to allow more than two terms. Under Article V, constitutional amendments can happen in one of two ways: The Congress, whenever two thirds of both houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose amendments to this ...


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Civil lawsuits seeking damages for torture or similar grave misconduct by corporations outside the United States are often brought under the U.S. Alien Tort Claims Act (a.k.a. ATS) in U.S. federal courts. Multiple cases brought under the Alien Tort Claims Act have involved claims that U.S. corporations, through their agents carrying out company policy, ...


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The clause "assuming all of the above is permitted by statute" introduces an invalid assumption. "Permitted by the statute" is (a) a question of legal interpretation and (b) only a part of the "due process" question. In US law, "due process" means "follows the law". One source of law is the constitution (...


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The Constitution does mention the Articles of Confederation, in Article VI, Clause 1. It says treaties, debts, and other engagements of the U.S. under the Confederation are equally valid under the new Constitution. Does that constitute a formal repeal? I suspect not. But the content taken as a whole makes it clear that the document was intended to supersede ...


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