Staff Studies and Surveys: Supporting Materials for the Report

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National Commission for the Review of Federal and State Laws Relating to Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance, 1976 - Eavesdropping - 552 pages
 

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Page iv - Any vacancy in the Commission shall not affect its powers, but shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made.
Page 487 - In the judicial forum the client is entitled to the benefit of any and every remedy and defense that is authorized by the law of the land, and he may expect his lawyer to assert every such remedy or defense.
Page iv - Schedule under section 5332 of such title; and "(B) procure temporary and intermittent services to the same extent as is authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, but at rates not to exceed $100 a day for individuals.
Page iv - House is in session, has recessed, or has adjourned, to hold such hearings, and to require by subpena or otherwise the attendance and testimony of such witnesses and the production of such books, records, correspondence, memoranda, papers, and documents, as it deems necessary.
Page iv - Board shall have jurisdiction to issue to such person an order requiring such person to appear before the Board, its member, agent, or agency, there to produce evidence if so ordered, or there to give testimony touching the matter under investigation or in question; and any failure to obey such order of the court may be punished by said court as a contempt thereof.
Page iv - Chairman shall have the power to — (1) appoint and fix the compensation of an executive director, and such additional staff personnel as he deems necessary, without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service...
Page iv - (c) The members of the Commission from private life shall each receive $50 per diem when engaged In the actual performance of duties vested In the Commission, plus reimbursement for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses Incurred by them In the performance of such duties.
Page 487 - ... authorized by the law of the land, and he may expect his lawyer to assert every such remedy or defense. But it is steadfastly to be borne in mind that the great trust of the lawyer is to be performed within and not without the bounds of the law. The office of attorney does not permit, much less does it demand of him for any client, violation of law or any manner of fraud or chicane. He must obey his own conscience and not that of his client.
Page iv - Each department, agency, and instrumentality of the executive branch of the Government, including independent agencies, is authorized and directed to furnish to the Commission, upon request made by the Chairman or Vice Chairman, such information as the Commission deems necessary to carry out its functions under this joint resolution.
Page iv - Act, hold such hearings and sit and act at such times and places, administer such oaths, and require, by, subpena or otherwise, the attendance and testimony of such witnesses and the production of such books, records, correspondence...

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