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police power

The constitutional power of the state to abrogate certain individual rights for the common good (e.g., to institutionalise a mentally ill person to prevent harm to self or others).
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12) The Court in Dedman allowed the Waterfield test to be used as a mechanism for police power creation.
I commend and recommend that everyone "Support Your Local Police" because, per our constitutions, all lawful police powers are local.
Black culture is emergent here, too--not, as with John and Alan Lomax and other white folklorists discussed by Wagner, in the form of unadulterated vernacular utterance fetishized as authentic, but in the form of crossover dreams embraced by black songwriters such as Handy, Perry Bradford, and Ernest Hogan, and pursued with something like full consciousness--or double consciousness--of both the severe impingements wrought by the police power on black selfhood and the popular triumphs a determined black show-business professional might nevertheless achieve.
Exercising police power through the upzoning of land to a higher intensity or utility may be more complicated in approach and will require more expertise and sophisticated methodologies to support, but it relies on the marketplace to effectuate.
The petition accused the police of violence, alleging that this was a misuse of police power.
The police power may not be resorted to as a shield or subterfuge, under which to enact and enforce a revenue raising ordinance or statute," the court found.
In the selection of materials beginning with an historical account of the roots of police power to a philosophical discourse on police versus citizen rights to the legal and political limitations on the exercise of police power, the authors have skillfully adopted a critical but informative approach that contextualizes the issue of police power.
The basis of these regulations may be found in the need for community esthetics and a valid exercise of police power.
McCloskey, and others that the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century decisions restricting state and federal police power legislation were the result of a pro-capitalist, laissez faire-oriented judiciary opportunistically applying freedom-of-contract doctrine derived from newly emergent substantive due process of law.
from project management missions for the purpose of work in the framework of police power in matters public security, commitment to compliance with the estimated cost in accordance with the provisions of Law 85-704 of 12 July 1985 on public project contracting and its relationship to private project management work and its implementing decrees;
DAVAO CITY -- The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), now armed with police power, has stepped up its campaign against counterfeit medicines and pharmacies without registered pharmacists.

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