Organization

Organization in the United States H-form Design in the International Business Landscape Definition of H-form Design in the context of U.S. international business and public trade policy: Form of organization design in which products are unrelated to each other. M-form Design in the […]

Personnel

Personnel in the United States Central Personnel Data File and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission This is a computer data file created and maintained by the OPM. The file is based on personnel action information submitted directly to the OPM by Executive Branch federal agency […]

Apportionment

Apportionment in United States Apportionment Definition

The division or distribution of a subject-matter in proportionate parts. Co. Litt. 147; 1 Swanst. 37, note; 1 Story, Eq. Jur. 475a. Of Contracts. The allowance, in case of the partial performance of a contract, of a proportionate […]

Administrative

Administrative in the United States Administrative Support Workers and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission See Occupational Categories.

Bureau Of Engraving And Printing

Bureau of Engraving and Printing in the United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing, agency of the U.S. Treasury Department, established by the Appropriation Act of 1869. Actual printing of currency notes by Treasury employees began in 1863. The bureau designs, engraves, and prints U.S. […]

Money And Finance

Money and Finance in the United States 31 U.S.C. § 101 : US Code – Section 101: Agency This description of the Money and Finance tracks the language of the U.S. Code, except that, sometimes, we use plain English and that we may refer to the Act (meaning Money and Finance) rather than to the […]

Miscellaneous

Resources Further Reading Call for Manuscripts (letter), Cole, George F., 60: 161 (Nov. '76, AJS Judicature) Congratulations (letter), Hinsdale, C.E., 60: 205 (Dec. '76, AJS Judicature) Equal Justice? (letter), Reed, Harry, 60: 161 (Nov. '76, AJS Judicature) A Forum for […]

Credit and Monetary Expansion

In Legislation Credit and Monetary Expansion in the U.S. Code: Title 31, Subtitle IV, Chapter 53, Subchapter I The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating credit and monetary expansion are compiled in the United States Code under Title 31, Subtitle IV, Chapter 53, Subchapter I. […]

Government Accountability Office

Government Accountability Office (GAO) in the United States Introduction to Government Accountability Office The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent agency of the U.S. government formerly known as the General Accounting Office. The name of the office was changed to […]

General Authority

In Legislation General Authority in the U.S. Code: Title 21, Chapter 9, Subchapter VII The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating general authority are compiled in the United States Code under Title 21, Chapter 9, Subchapter VII. It constitutes "prima facie" evidence […]

Property Management

In Legislation Property Management in the U.S. Code: Title 40, Subtitle I, Chapter 5 The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating property management are compiled in the United States Code under Title 40, Subtitle I, Chapter 5. It constitutes "prima facie" evidence of […]

Appropriations

Appropriations in the United States Introduction to Appropriations The purpose of Appropriations is to provide a broad appreciation of the Appropriations legal topic. Select from the list of U.S. legal topics for information (other than Appropriations). Finding the law: Appropriations in the […]

Coins and Currency

In Legislation Coins and Currency in the U.S. Code: Title 31, Subtitle IV, Chapter 51 The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating coins and currency are compiled in the United States Code under Title 31, Subtitle IV, Chapter 51. It constitutes "prima facie" evidence of […]

United States Mint

The establishment of a mint was authorized by act of April 2, 1792 (1 Stat. 246). The Bureau of the Mint was established by act of February 12, 1873 (17 Stat. 424), and recodified on September 13, 1982 (31 U.S.C. 304, 5131). The name was changed to United States Mint by Secretarial order dated […]

General Duties and Powers

In Legislation General Duties and Powers in the U.S. Code: Title 49, Subtitle I, Chapter 3 The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating general duties and powers are compiled in the United States Code under Title 49, Subtitle I, Chapter 3. It constitutes "prima facie" […]

Office of Management and Budget

Office of Management and Budget in the United States Introduction to Office of Management and Budget Office of Management and Budget (OMB), an agency of the executive branch of the United States government, charged with helping the president promote and maintain effective government. The […]

Money

Money in United States Money Definition A representative of value, established by law, and made a legal tender in the payment of debts. 65 N. C. 415. In a strict sense, gold and silver coin. Const. U. S. art. 1, §§ 8, 10. See 44 Tex. 622. In a broader sense, the common medium of […]

Department of the Treasury

Department of the Treasury in the United States Introduction to Department of the Treasury Department of the Treasury, an executive department of the United States federal government, responsible for handling the government's fiscal affairs. It was established by the Congress of the United […]

Treaty of Westphalia: General Part

Treaty of Westphalia: General Part in United States Treaty of Westphalia (24 Oct 1648). Convention (II) for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes (18 Oct 1907) Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of law Relating to Assistance and Salvage at Sea (23 Sept 1910)and 1967 […]

Definitions

Definitions (Documents of Title) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of definitions. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Documents of Title is provided. Finally, the subject of Commercial Law in relation with definitions is examined. Note that a list of […]

Monetary Transactions

In Legislation Monetary Transactions in the U.S. Code: Title 31, Subtitle IV, Chapter 53 The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating monetary transactions are compiled in the United States Code under Title 31, Subtitle IV, Chapter 53. It constitutes "prima facie" […]

Elbert Henry Gary

Elbert Henry Gary in the United States Elbert Henry Gary (1846-1927), American lawyer and business man, was born near Wheaton, Ill., Oct. 8 1846. He attended Wheaton College and then after studying law for a time in an office he continued his legal studies at the university of Chicago […]