Annual Report of the Attorney General of the State of New York

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Includes a section called Opinions of the Attorney General.
 

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Page 297 - The petition shall also be verified by the affidavits of at least two credible witnesses, who are citizens of the United States, and who shall state in their affidavits that they have personally known the applicant to be a resident of the United States...
Page 205 - ... forbid the contracting of any further debt or liability under such law; but the tax imposed by such...
Page 204 - When the classification in such a law is called in question, if any state of facts reasonably can be conceived that would sustain it, the existence of that state of facts at the time the law was enacted must be assumed. 4. One who assails the classification in such a law must carry the burden of showing that it does not rest upon any reasonable basis, but is essentially arbitrary.
Page 139 - Each contract to which the State or a municipal corporation or a commission appointed pursuant to law is a party which may involve the employment of laborers, workmen, or mechanics shall contain a stipulation that no laborer, workman, or mechanic in the employ of the contractor, subcontractor, or other person doing or contracting to do the whole or a part of the work contemplated by the contract shall be permitted or required to work more than eight hours in any one calendar day, exrept In cases...
Page 259 - The parties belligerent in a public war are Independent nations. But It Is not necessary to constitute war that both parties should be acknowledged as Independent nations, or sovereign States. A war may exist where one of the belligerents claims sovereign rights as against the other.
Page 269 - ... to issue his orders for that purpose to such officers of the militia as he may think proper.
Page 445 - January, in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven, no person in any such prison, penitentiary, jail or reformatory, shall be required or allowed to work, while under sentence thereto, at any trade, industry or occupation, wherein or whereby his work, or the product or profit of his work, shall be farmed out, contracted, given or sold to any person, firm, association or corporation.
Page 227 - No person belonging to the military forces shall be arrested on any civil process while going to, remaining' at, or returning from any place at which he may be required to attend for military duty.
Page 349 - ... all institutions used for the detention of sane adults charged with or convicted of crime, or detained as witnesses or debtors.
Page 140 - This section does not prevent an agreement for overwork, at an increased compensation, except upon work by or for the State or a municipal corporation, or by contractors or subcontractors therewith.

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