The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States

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Gales and Seaton, 1852
 

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Página 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.
Página 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...
Página 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.
Página 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...
Página 421 - And shall have exclusive cognizance of all crimes and offences cognizable under the authority of the United States...
Página 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...
Página 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.
Página 67 - An act for establishing rules and articles for the government of the armies of the United States,
Página 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...
Página 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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