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The Controlled Substances Act: Regulatory Requirements

Description: This report highlights certain non-criminal regulatory requirements of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). The CSA and its implementing regulations establish a framework through which the federal government regulates the use of controlled substances for legitimate medical, scientific, research, and industrial purposes, and prevents these substances from being diverted for illegal purposes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Nichols, James E. & Yeh, Brian T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Conscientious Objection and the Constitution: "Welsh v. United States" and Beyond

Description: This report discusses the Supreme Court case "Welsh v. United States" which considered the question of what constituted a religious belief that merited recognition as a conscientious objector. A judicial history of cases related to conscientious objection, analysis of the "Welsh" case, and Congressional options for dealing with the question of conscientious objection requirements are included.
Date: August 14, 1970
Creator: Killian, Johny H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

No-Knock: Unannounced Forcible Entry Historically, In the States and in the Federal District of Columbia, Court Reform and Criminal Procedure Act of 1970, and Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act f 1970

Description: This report discusses the issue of unannounced forcible entry by police and laws regulating the practice both historically and in the D.C. Court Reform and Criminal Procedure Act of 1970 and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970.
Date: December 16, 1970
Creator: Doyle, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Latin American-United States Fishing Rights Controversy: Dilemma for United States Foreign Policy (1969-1971)

Description: This report discusses the controversy over fishing rights between the United States and three South American nations (Chile, Peru, and Ecuador) which culminated in the seizure of U.S. tuna fishing vessels by Peru and Ecuador in waters the U.S. considered outside their territorial jurisdiction. The main events of the controversy, diplomatic actions taken by the nations involved, and policy options are discussed.
Date: April 15, 1971
Creator: Hagen, Virginia M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Undeclared War and the Right of the Serviceman to Refuse Service Abroad: The Massachusetts Law and Further Judicial Development

Description: This report discusses the rights of service-members to refuse service abroad if the foreign service was in an undeclared war. The lawsuit of the State of Massachusetts which was brought against the federal government after the passage of a law in Massachusetts giving service-members this right is discussed as well as various other judicial decisions made in lower courts regarding the issue.
Date: December 1, 1971
Creator: Killian, Johnny H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Proposed Equal Rights Amendment

Description: This report discusses the proposed constitutional amendment known as the Equal Rights Amendment, which forbid limiting citizens rights because of their sex, which passed Congress in March 1972. The report discusses its legislative history, purpose, and arguments for and against the amendment.
Date: March 24, 1972
Creator: Van Helden, Morrigene Holcomb
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (P. L. 92-203): History and Analysis

Description: This report discusses the history of Alaskan indigenous peoples claims to their traditional lands under Russian and U.S. administration and the Alaska Native Claim Settlement Act of 1971 which gave formal land rights to the Alaskan indigenous peoples for their traditional lands.
Date: May 22, 1972
Creator: Jones, Richard S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analysis of the United States Supreme Court Decisions Regarding Abortions: Roe v. Wade No. 70-18 and Doe v. Bolton, No. 70-40, Decided January 22, 1973

Description: This report discusses the Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade and its companion case of Doe v. Bolton that legalized abortion nationally. The report analyzes the legal basis for the decision, the history of the cases through the courts, and the effects of the decision.
Date: February 9, 1973
Creator: Sargent, John D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analysis of the United States Supreme Court Decisions Regarding Abortions: Roe v. Wade No. 70-18 and Doe v. Bolton, No. 70-40, Decided January 22, 1973

Description: This report discusses the Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade and its companion case of Doe v. Bolton that legalized abortion nationally. The report analyzes the legal basis for the decision, the history of the cases through the courts, and the effects of the decision.
Date: February 9, 1973
Creator: Sargent, John D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department