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Page 739 - Any Commissioner may be removed by the President for inefficiency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office.
Page xii - I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich ; and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties incumbent on me as , according to the best of my abilities and understanding, agreeably to the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Page 557 - The court, in issuing any final order in any action brought pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, may award costs of litigation (including reasonable attorney and expert witness fees) to any party, whenever the court determines such award is appropriate.
Page 199 - They conferred, as against the government, the right to be let alone— the most comprehensive of rights and the right most valued by civilized men.
Page 472 - Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, it shall not be an unlawful employment practice for an employer to apply different standards of compensation, or different terms, conditions, or privileges of employment pursuant to a bona fide seniority or merit system...
Page ix - President of the United States of America, "To All who shall See These Presents, Greeting: "Know Ye; That reposing special trust and confidence in the Wisdom, Uprightness, and Learning of William H.
Page 292 - The judgment of the Court of Appeals is vacated and the case is remanded to that court...
Page 211 - But freedom to differ is not limited to things that do not matter much. That would be a mere shadow of freedom. The test of its substance is the right to differ as to things that touch the heart of the existing order.
Page 696 - A nuisance may be merely a right thing in the wrong place, — like a pig in the parlor instead of the barnyard.
Page 298 - ... to the best of the signer's knowledge, information, and belief formed after reasonable inquiry it is well grounded in fact and is warranted by existing law or a good faith argument for the extension, modification, or reversal of existing law, and that it is not interposed for any improper purpose, such as to harass or to cause unnecessary delay or needless increase in the cost of litigation.