The American Law Register, Volume 30

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D.B. Canfield & Company, 1891 - Law

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Page 695 - ' That the laws " of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, '' or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or '' provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at "common law in the Courts of the United States, in cases "where they apply.
Page 54 - State, or of the United States, nor while engaged in the navigation of the waters of this State or of the United States, nor while a student of any institution of learning, nor while kept at any almshouse or other asylum at the public expense.
Page 602 - malt, vinous, fermented, or other intoxicating liquors within the limits of a State, to be there sold or bartered for general use as a beverage, does not necessarily infringe any right, privilege or immunity secured by the Constitution of the United States or by the amendments thereto:
Page 62 - race, color, or previous condition of servitude ; and any officer or other person charged with any duty in the selection or summoning of jurors who shall exclude or fail to summon any citizen for the cause aforesaid, shall, on conviction thereof, be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and be fined not more than five thousand
Page 87 - of the citizens of China to emigrate to the United States for purposes of curiosity, trade, and permanent residence, and providing that Chinese subjects residing in the United States shall enjoy the same privileges, immunities, and exemptions in respect to travel and residence as may be enjoyed by citizens or subjects of the most favored nations,
Page 54 - SEC. 5. For the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence by reason of his presence or absence while employed in the service of
Page 68 - inns, public conveyances on land or water, theaters, and other public places of amusement; subject only to the conditions and limitations established by law, and applicable alike to citizens of every race and color, regardless of any previous condition of servitude. The
Page 312 - no tribe or nation within the territory of the United States shall be acknowledged or recognized as an independent nation, or power with which the United States may contract by treaty : but no obligation of any treaty lawfully made and ratified
Page 57 - SECTION i. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. SEC. 2. Congress shall have power to enforce
Page 221 - 9) Whenever any act of a secular nature, other than a work of necessity or mercy, is appointed by law or contract to be performed upon a particular day, which day falls upon a holiday, such act may be performed upon the next business day with the same effect as if it had

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