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15 Cards in this Set

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State Police Power
a state's inherent authority to establish laws protecting the health, safety, morals, and general welfare of its citizens
State power to tax
an inherent power of the states giving them the authority to require financial contribution to state government
commerce clause
clause of the Constitution granting congress the power to regulate commerce with foreign nations, among the states, and with the Indian tribes
import-export clause
clause of the Constitution that prohibits a state from imposing a direct tax on imports or exports solely because the goods have been received from or are bound for a foreign country
privileges and immunities clause
provision of the Constitution that prohibits states from unreasonably discriminating against out-of-state citizens, including out-of-state business
contract clause
clause of the constitution prohibiting the states from passing any law impairing the obligation of contracts
Freedom of speech
freedom of expression guaranteed by the First Amendment to the Constitution including oral and written communications and nonverbal actions with symbolic value
Commercial speech
expression for business purposes, such as an advertisement for a product or service
Equal Protection clause
provision of the fourteenth amendment to the constitution stating that no state shall deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws
Administrative Procedure act
comprehensive federal statute that sets forth procedures federal administrative agencies must follow when engaging in rule-making or adjudication and that regulates dissemination of information gathered by agencies
Administrative search
usually a governmental civil inspection of a residential or commercial building to determine compliance with fire, health, and other safety codes
Freedom of information act
federal statute, which is part of the administrative procedure act, that requires federal agencies to make most agency records available for examination or copying to any person who requests the records
Administrative order
judgment that terminates an administrative hearing
Cease and desist order
order issued by an administrative law judge or administrative agency that commands a wrongdoer to stop an illegal practice. A cease and desist order provides injunctive relief by preventing or restraining unlawful conduct
consent order
order issued by an administrative law judge in which a party without admitting guilt, agrees to stop an allegedly illegal practice