Federal Practice: Consisting of the Statutes of the United States Relating to the Organization, Jurisdiction, Practice and Procedure of the Federal Courts, and the Rules of Said Courts, with Full Notes of the Decisions Relating Thereto

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Mills, 1881 - Courts - 716 pages
 

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Page 241 - I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich; and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties incumbent on me as , according to the best of my abilities and understanding, agreeably to the constitution and laws of the United States.
Page 440 - Every claim against the United States cognizable by the Court of Claims shall be forever barred unless the petition setting forth a statement thereof is filed in the court, or transmitted to it by the Secretary of the Senate or the Clerk of the House of Representatives, as provided by law, within six years after the claim first accrues.
Page 415 - States where he may be found agreeably to the usual mode of process against offenders in such state, and at the expense of the United States, be arrested, and imprisoned or bailed, as the case may be, for trial before such court of the United States as by this act has cognizance of the offence.
Page 418 - When there are several charges against any person for the same act or transaction, or for two or more acts or transactions connected together, or for two or more acts or transactions of the same class of crimes or offenses...
Page 50 - ... saving to suitors, in all cases, the right of a common law remedy, where the common law is competent to give it...
Page 329 - No pleading of a party, nor any discovery or evidence obtained from a party or witness by means of a judicial proceeding in this or any foreign country, shall be given in evidence, or in any manner used against him or his property or estate, in any Court of the United States, in any criminal proceeding, or for the enforcement of any Opinion of the Court.
Page 129 - ... nor shall any district, or circuit court, have cognizance of any suit to recover the contents of any promissory note, or other chose in action, in favor of an assignee, unless a suit might have been prosecuted in such court to recover the said contents if no assignment had been made, except in cases of foreign bills of exchange.
Page 327 - That in actions by or against executors, administrators, or guardians, in which judgment may be rendered for or against them...
Page 175 - States, to enforce any legal or equitable lien upon, or claim to. or to remove any incumbrance or lien or cloud upon, the title to real or personal property within the district where such suit is brought...
Page 439 - Aliens who are citizens or subjects of any government which accords to citizens of the United States the right to prosecute claims against such government in its courts, shall have the privilege of prosecuting claims against the United States in the Court of Claims, whereof such court, by reason of their subject matter and character, might take jurisdiction.

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