A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and Comments, Volume 6
Cummings, Hilliard & Company, 1824 - Law
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Page 226 - And no subject shall be arrested, imprisoned, despoiled, or deprived of his property immunities, or privileges, put out of the protection of the law, exiled, or deprived of his life, liberty, or estate, but by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land.
Page 383 - The Governor and Judges, or a majority of them, shall adopt and publish in the District, such laws of the original States, criminal and civil, as may be necessary, and best suited to the circumstances of the District...
Page 722 - ... for the purpose of preventing the carrying on of any such expedition or enterprise from the territories or jurisdiction of the United States against the territories or dominions of any f'oreign prince or state, or of any colony, district, or people with whom the United States are at peace.
Page 350 - ... saving to suitors, in all cases, the right of a common law remedy, where the common law is competent to give it...
Page 226 - In all controversies concerning property, and in all suits between two or more persons, except in cases in which it has heretofore been...
Page 377 - That the Supreme Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction of all controversies of a civil nature, where a State is a party, except between a State and its citizens ; and except, also, between a State and citizens of other States, or aliens, in which latter case it shall have original, but not exclusive jurisdiction.
Page 686 - Or if a Man do levy War against our Lord the King in his Realm, or be adherent to the King's Enemies in his Realm, giving to them Aid and Comfort in the Realm or elsewhere...
Page 389 - ... 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, and the decision is in favor of their validity...
Page 686 - That if any person or persons, owing allegiance to the United States of America shall levy war against them, or shall adhere to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, and shall be thereof convicted, on confession in open court...
Page 380 - That suits in equity shall not be sustained in either of the courts of the United States, in any case where plain, adequate and complete remedy may be had at law.