Supreme Court of the United States

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Noun1.Supreme Court of the United States - the highest federal court in the United StatesSupreme Court of the United States - the highest federal court in the United States; has final appellate jurisdiction and has jurisdiction over all other courts in the nation
federal court - a court establish by the authority of a federal government
judicial branch - the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice
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c) The sum of the numbers exceed the total because organizations use multiple methods to monitor agency rule making.
Gray, who served as White House Counsel under President Bush, says that the EPA might be better off revising the ozone and PM regulations and offering a better rationale rather than risking the imposition of more onerous obstacles on agency rule making.
Further improvement to PGE's creditworthiness is limited by a contentious political environment in the City of Portland, which is currently studying whether it should set PGE's electric rates within the city, and uncertainty regarding pending Trojan litigation, PGE's GRC and SB 408 rule making.
The vote is an advisory recommendation to the Association's rule making body, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Council (MIAC).
30) Next to the promulgation of "formal" international organizations active in the field of rulemaking, also less formalized hybrid structures exist which contribute by setting standards for rule making and for mutual recognition.
Board of Nursing Rules Chapter XIV and XV: The Colorado Nurses Association provided extensive feedback during the prolonged rule making process related to changes in the nurse practice act regarding the advanced practice registry and prescriptive authority.
Mint has issued a new "interim" rule making the melting of pennies or nickels punishable by up to five years in jail and up to a $10,000 fine.
Yet in its 2000 Notice of Proposed Rule Making for cargo securement, the FMCSA stated, "it is not always necessary to have accident data to justify initiating a rulemaking to improve the technical adequacy of safety regulations.
Voted down: The NHL players' association is conducing an informal poll of all 30 teams to gauge support for a rule making visors mandatory for all players.
Flag opponents won a qualified victory at an April FCC meeting when the agency decided to issue a "notice of inquiry" into a radio flag rather than proceeding directly with rule making as the music industry had hoped.
Workers can opt out of testing, but this decision must be discussed between workers and their health care providers, a requirement aimed at stopping employers from coercing workers to avoid testing, says lawyer Dan Ford, who represented the farmworkers whose legal action spurred the L&I rule making.
The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) has recently released a Notice of Proposed Rule Making Proceeding (NPRM) on the proper regulatory classification of Voice over Internet Protocols (VoIP).