Government Contract Law Cases

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James O. Mahoy
School of Systems and Logistics, Air Force Institute of Technology, 1975 - 889 pages
 

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Page 131 - Courts are not the only agency of government that must be assumed to have capacity to govern.
Page 44 - The case is here on a petition for a writ of certiorari which we granted because of the importance of the problem and the contrariety of views in the courts.
Page 131 - Some play must be allowed for the joints of the machine, and it must be remembered that legislatures are ultimate guardians of the liberties and welfare of the people in quite as great a degree as the courts" (Missouri, Kansas & Texas Ry.
Page 365 - If any such change causes an increase or decrease in the cost of, or the time required for, performance of this contract, an equitable adjustment shall be made in the contract price or delivery schedule, or both, and the contract shall be modified in writing accordingly.
Page 782 - Except with respect to defaults of subcontractors, the Contractor shall not be liable for any excess costs if the failure to perform the contract arises out of causes beyond the control and without the fault or negligence of the Contractor.
Page 885 - He shall be similarly responsible for all damages to persons or property that occur as a result of his fault or negligence.
Page 66 - A President and those who assist him must be free to explore alternatives in the process of shaping policies and making decisions and to do so in a way many would be unwilling to express except privately.
Page 131 - The other is that while unconstitutional exercise of power by the executive and legislative branches of the government is subject to judicial restraint, the only check upon our own exercise of power is our own sense of self-restraint.
Page 543 - That all persons employed by the contractor in the manufacture or furnishing of the materials, supplies, articles, or equipment used in the performance of the contract will be paid, without subsequent deduction or rebate on any account, not less than the minimum wages as determined by the Secretary of Labor to be the prevailing minimum wages for persons employed on similar work or in the particular or similar industries or groups of industries currently operating in the locality in which the materials,...
Page 730 - No Government contract shall contain a provision making final on a question of law the decision of any administrative official, representative, or board.

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