Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States: With Notes, and a Digest, Volume 2

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Page 329 - The question, whether a law be void for its repugnancy to the constitution, is, at all times, a question of much delicacy, which ought seldom, if ever, to be decided in the affirmative, in a doubtful case.
Page 58 - The rule that a plaintiff in ejectment must recover upon the strength of his own title and not on the weakness of his adversary's...
Page 597 - The records and judicial proceedings of the courts of any state or territory, or of any such country, shall be proved or admitted in any other court within the United States by the attestation of the clerk, and the seal of the court annexed, if there be a seal, together with a certificate of the judge, chief justice, or presiding magistrate that the said attestation is in due form.
Page 571 - An act to interdict the commercial intercourse between the United States and Great Britain and France and their dependencies, and for other purposes...
Page 31 - 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 for by statute, which may be necessary for the exercise of their respective jurisdictions, and agreeable to the principles and usages of law.
Page 601 - ... and in case of any loss or misfortune it shall be lawful to the assured, their factors, servants, and assigns, to sue, labour, and travel for, in, and about the defence, safeguard, and recovery of the said goods and merchandises and ship, tfec., or any part thereof, without prejudice to this insurance ; to the charges whereof we, the assurers, will contribute each one according to the rate and quantity of his sum herein assured.
Page 27 - Provided, that writs of habeas corpus shall in no case extend to prisoners in jail, unless where they are in custody, under or by color of the authority of the United States...
Page 694 - It is agreed, that British subjects, who now hold lands in the territories of the United States, and American citizens, who now hold lands in the dominions of his majesty, shall continue to hold them according to the nature and tenure of their respective...
Page 24 - 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.
Page 356 - An act to establish an uniform rule of naturalization; and to repeal the act heretofore passed on that subject.

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