Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the United States: 1-351 U.S; 1790- October term, 1955, Book 17

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Lawyers' Co-operative Publishing Company, 1884
 

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Page 170 - 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 304 - It shall be the duty of the Legislature to provide for the organization of cities and incorporated villages, and to restrict their power of taxation, assessment, borrowing money, contracting debts, and loaning their credit, so as to prevent abuses in assessments and in contracting debt by such municipal corporations...
Page 201 - They form a portion of that immense mass of legislation which embraces everything within the territory of a state, not surrendered to the general government; all which can be most advantageously exercised by the states themselves.
Page 304 - The rule of taxation shall be uniform, and taxes shall be levied upon such property as the legislature shall prescribe.
Page 171 - In order to come within the provision of the constitution of the United States which declares that no state shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts...
Page 316 - An action may be brought by any person in possession, by himself or his tenant of real property, against any person who claims an estate or interest therein adverse to him. for the purpose of determining such adverse claim, estate or interest.
Page 181 - States,' in those of equity and in those of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction, according to the principles, rules and usages which belong to courts of equity and to courts of admiralty respectively, as contradistinguished from courts of common law...
Page 150 - That the lands hereby granted shall be exclusively applied in the construction of that road for and on account of which such lands are hereby granted, and shall be disposed of only as the work progresses! and the same shall be applied to no other purpose whatsoever...
Page 167 - That in actions by or against executors, administrators or guardians, in which judgment may be rendered for or against them, neither party shall be allowed to testify against the other, as to any transaction with, or statement by, the testator, intestate or ward, unless called to testify thereto by the opposite party, or required to testify thereto by the court.
Page 370 - That each and every person claiming lands in California by virtue of any right or title derived from the Spanish or Mexican government...

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