A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative Power of the States of the American Union

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Little, Brown, 1903 - 1036 σελίδες
 

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English and Colonial legislation 53
53
Restraints imposed thereon by Constitution of the United States
62
Rights are protected by but do not come from them
69
Final decision generally with the courts 7678
76
Construction to be uniform 88
88
Common law to be kept in view 94
94
Contested elections rules of proceeding punishing disorderly
99
Consideration of the mischief to be remedied
100
Proceedings of Constitutional Convention may be examined 101
101
Unjust provisions not invalid 108
108
Constitutional provisions are imperative 114119
114
Danger of arbitrary rules of construction
123
But not of executive or judicial power 129133
129
Statute setting aside judgments granting new trials c 136140
136
Statutes which assume to dispose of disputed rights 147151
147
Legislative encroachments upon executive power 157162
157
Registration of voters
162
Legislative power not to be delegated 163169
163
Conditional legislation 169173
169
Laws impairing the obligation of contracts
175
Territorial limitations upon State legislative authority 176181
176
Limitations springing from nature of free government 182185
182
Differences in powers of
188
Contempts
190
Corrupt contracts to influence legislation
196
Title of statutes
202
Amendatory statutes
214
Other regulations
263
State constitutions framed in reference to
264
Powers of public corporations
270
Corporations by prescription and implication
276
Delegation of powers by municipality not admissible 293
293
Powers to be construed with reference to purposes of their
309
Municipal military bounties
337
Towns and counties
347
Other legislative powers of the governor
363
364
364
Ex post facto laws
373
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404
Villeinage in England
419
Page
424
Every mans house his castle
425
Inviolability of papers and correspondence
435
Excessive fines and cruel and unusual punishments
471
Good motives and justifiable ends burden of showing is
656
What it precludes 663668
663
Nor appointment of chaplains fastdays c
669
Respect for religious scruples
676
Exemption of national agencies from State taxation 682686
682
Discriminations in taxation between citizens of different States
693
Unlawful exactions 702705
702
229
707
713737
713
Authority to declare statutes unconstitutional a delicate one 227229
722
Road taxes in labor
737
Constitutional provisions forbidding exemptions 743
743
CHAPTER XV
752
Definition of police power
757
Legislative authority requisite to its exercise 759
759
Nor unless a decision upon the point is necessary
762
What is a public purpose 766775
766
Power where vested
770
Question of is one of law 774
774
What constitutes a taking 781810
781
Appropriation of highway to plank road or railroad 788808
788
Whether the fee in the land can be taken 808810
808
Tribunal for assessing 817
817
Allowance of incidental injuries and benefits 823828
823
Payment of license fee to United States gives no right in oppo
853
Monopolies of not to be granted by States
864
Regulation of business charges
870
Destruction of buildings to prevent spread of fire
878
Power of States to make breach thereof a crime
890
Prisoners statement and confessions
906
Preliminary action by authorities notice proclamation c 908
908
Ballot must be complete in itself
914
Boxes for different votes errors in depositing
921
Equality the aim of the
953
Nor solely because of unjust or oppressive provisions
961
Jury to be of the vicinage
962
Privileges and immunities of citizens
965
Militia not to be called out on election days
968
Magna Charta chap 29
987
Or conflicting with the bill of rights
1006
Libels on the government whether punishable
1012
Local laws may vary in different localities
1021
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Σελίδα 30 - ... where is drawn in question the validity of a treaty or statute of, or an authority exercised under, the United States, and the decision is against their validity; or where is drawn in question the validity of a statute of, or an authority exercised under, any state, on the ground of their being repugnant to the constitution, treaties, or laws, of the United States, and the decision is in favor of such their validity...
Σελίδα 503 - ... no subject shall be arrested, imprisoned, despoiled or deprived of his property, immunities, or privileges, put out of the protection of the law, exiled, or deprived of his life, liberty or estate; but by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land.
Σελίδα 599 - No law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all prosecutions or indictments for libel, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted ; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact.
Σελίδα 373 - I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same, that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.
Σελίδα 373 - I have voluntarily given no aid, countenance, counsel, or encouragement to persons engaged in armed hostility thereto ; that I have neither sought nor accepted, nor attempted to exercise, the functions of any office whatever, under any authority or pretended authority in hostility to the United States...
Σελίδα 367 - They would contain various exceptions to powers not granted; and, on this very account, would afford a colorable pretext to claim more than were granted. For why declare that things shall not be done which there is no power to do?
Σελίδα 599 - In prosecutions for the publication of papers investigating the official conduct of officers, or men in a public capacity, or where the matter published is proper for public information, the truth thereof may be given in evidence. And, in all indictments for libels, the jury shall have a right to determine the law and the facts under the direction of the court as in other cases.
Σελίδα 601 - That the freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained but by despotic governments.
Σελίδα 124 - The Legislature shall protect by law, from forced sale, a certain portion of the homestead and other property of all heads of families.
Σελίδα 249 - If, when the unconstitutional portion is stricken out, that which remains is complete in itself, and capable of being executed in accordance with the apparent legislative intent, wholly independent of that which was rejected, it must be sustained.

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