Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States, Volumen 5

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Published for John Conrad and Company, 1847
 

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Página 481 - States shall be divided or appropriated : of granting letters of marque and reprisal, in times of peace : appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and establishing courts for receiving and determining finally appeals in all cases of captures ; provided, that no member of congress shall be appointed a judge of any of the said courts.
Página 187 - That all the beforementioned courts of the United States, shall have power to issue writs of scire facias, habeas corpus, and all other writs not specially provided for by statute, which may be necessary for the exercise of their respective jurisdictions, and agreeable to the principles and usages of law.
Página 141 - ... any fact which clearly proves it to be against conscience to execute a judgment, and of which the injured party could not have availed himself in a court of law, or of which he might have availed himself at law, but was prevented by fraud or accident, unmixed with any fault or negligence in himself or his agents, will justify an application to a court of chancery.
Página 154 - the Constitution, and the laws of the United States, made in pursuance thereof, shall be the supreme law of the land, any thing in the Constitution or laws of any State to the contrary notwithstanding.
Página 301 - And Agrippa said to Festus, This man might have been set at liberty if he had not appealed to Caesar.
Página 188 - That this shall be done only when the fact of the commission of the crime shall be so established, as that the laws of the country, in which the fugitive or the person so accused shall be found, would justify his or her apprehension and commitment for trial, if the crime had been there committed.
Página 367 - State in which a decision in the suit could be had, 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...
Página 187 - And that either of the justices of the Supreme Court as well as judges of the District Courts, shall have power to grant writs of habeas corpus for the purpose of an inquiry into the cause of commitment...
Página 587 - All must perceive that a tax on the sale of an article, imported only for sale, is a tax on the article itself.
Página 61 - ... 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.

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