The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States; with an Appendix, Containing Important State Papers and Public Documents, and All the Laws of a Public Nature; with a Copious Index... [First To] Eighteenth Congress.--first Session: Compriing the Period from March 3, 1789 to May 27, 1824, Inclusive. Comp. from Authentic Materials, Volume 8; Volume 14

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Gales and Seaton, 1852 - Law
 

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Eighth Congress - Second Session. Comprising The Period From November 5, 1804, To March 3, 1805, Inclusive. Published 1852

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Page 121 - And the jury who shall try the cause, shall have a right to determine the law and the fact, under the direction of the court, as in other cases.
Page 57 - Resolved by the senate and house of representatives of the United States of America in congress assembled (two-thirds of both houses concurring,) That the following article be proposed to the legislatures of the several states as an amendment to the constitution of the United States...
Page 423 - 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 495 - Court shall proceed and give judgment according as the very right of the cause and matter in law shall appear unto them, without regarding any imperfection, omission, defect in or lack of form...
Page 421 - And shall have exclusive cognizance of all crimes and offences cognizable under the authority of the United States...
Page 605 - Governor on the address of two-thirds of each House of the Legislature, for wilful neglect of duty, incompetency, habitual drunkenness, oppression in office, or other reasonable cause which shall not be sufficient ground for impeachment...
Page 577 - ... have usually wreaked their alternate malignity on each other, the convention have, with great judgment, opposed a barrier to this peculiar danger, by inserting a constitutional definition of the crime, fixing the proof necessary for conviction of it, and restraining the Congress, even in punishing it, from extending the consequences of guilt beyond the person of its author.
Page 67 - An act for establishing rules and articles for the government of the armies of the United States,
Page 611 - I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich...
Page 501 - that all the before-mentioned courts of the United States shall have power to issue writs of scire facias, habeas corpus, and all other writs not specially provided by statute, which may be necessary for the exercise of their respective jurisdictions, and agreeable to the principles and usages of law.

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