Materials Relating to the Investigation Into the Activities of Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Toward the Branch Davidians: By the Committee on the Judiciary ; Prepared in Conjunction with the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, One Hundredth [sic] Fourth Congress, Second Session

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1997 - 794 pages

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Page 45 - The officer may break open any outer or inner door or window of a house, or any part of a house, or anything therein, to execute the warrant, if, after notice of his authority and purpose, he is refused admittance.
Page 420 - Granting the Consent of Congress to any two or more States to enter into Agreements or Compacts for Cooperative Effort and Mutual Assistance in the Prevention of Crime and for Other Purposes.
Page 420 - states but a truism that all is retained which has not been surrendered,
Page 420 - That the United States lacks the police power, and that this was reserved to the States by the tenth amendment, is true. But it Is none the less true that when the United States exerts any of the powers conferred upon it by the Constitution, no valid objection can be based upon the fact that such exercise may be attended by the same incidents which attend the exercise by a State of its police power, or that it may tend to accomplish a similar purpose.
Page 421 - ... and upon the ground that the sense of each is best known by its association (noscitur a sociis) to apply to treaties of a political character; such as treaties of alliance for purposes of peace and war; and treaties of confederation, in which the parties are leagued for mutual government, political co-operation, and the exercise of political sovereignty, and treaties of cession of sovereignty, or conferring internal political jurisdiction, or external political dependence, or general commercial...
Page 420 - ... and enter into agreements or compacts, not in conflict with any law or treaty of the United States, for (1) cooperative effort and mutual assistance for the prevention and...
Page 554 - June 18, 1987, in testimony before the Subcommittee on Crime of the House Committee on the Judiciary...
Page 110 - He that dasheth in pieces is come up before thy face : keep the munition, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy power mightily...
Page 332 - An analysis of the effectiveness of the role of the Department of Defense Coordinator for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support...
Page 53 - Whoever, except in cases and under circumstances expressly authorized by the Constitution or act of Congress, willfully uses any part of the army or air force as a posse comitatus or otherwise, to execute the laws, shall be fined not more than $10,000.00 or imprisoned not more than two years, or both.

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