Government Powers

Reports in this area of the collection cover a diverse range of subjects relating to the powers of governments around the world. Subjects include sovereign immunity, procurement, regulatory efforts, military powers, and even the creation of national lotteries. Some reports concerning specific government powers appear separately in other projects of this campaign, such as “Privacy, Free Speech, and Censorship” and “Drug Use and Regulation.”

Note: these reports are provided for historical reference purposes only. They do not constitute legal advice and do not represent the official opinion of the United States Government. The information provided reflects research undertaken as of the date of writing and has not been updated unless specifically noted.

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