United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 20
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1822 - Courts
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Page xi - Rules of Practice for the Courts of Equity of the United States are given in an appendix.
Page 528 - WASHINGTON delivered the opinion of the Court. This is a writ of error to a judgment of the Circuit Court for the District of Kentucky.
Page 433 - Upon the whole, it is the opinion of the majority of the Court, that the judgment of the Circuit Court ought to be affirmed with costs.
Page 331 - It seems then to the Court to be a principle of public law, that national ships of war, entering the port of a friendly power open for their reception, are to be considered as exempted by the consent of that power from its jurisdiction.
Page 486 - ... 4. Hiring another person to go beyond the limits or jurisdiction of the United States with intent to be enlisted as aforesaid.
Page 318 - Each party shall endeavor, by all means in their power, to protect and defend all vessels and other effects belonging to the citizens or subjects of the other, which shall be within the extent of their jurisdiction by sea or by land, and shall use all their efforts to recover and cause to be restored to the right owners, their vessels and effects, which may have been taken from them within the extent of their said jurisdiction, whether they are at war or not with the Power whose subjects have taken...
Page x - ... give evidence, it shall be deemed a contempt of the court, which being certified to the clerk's office by the commissioner, master, or examiner, an attachment may issue thereupon by order of the court, or of any judge thereof, in the same manner as if the contempt were for not attending or for refusing to give testimony In the court. But nothing herein contained shall prevent the examination of witnesses viva voce when produced in open court, if the court shall, in its discretion, deem it advisable.
Page 344 - King or any of them or the Property of any of them from any Prince or State with which the said King shall be at War: And if any Person of either Nation shall take such Commissions or Letters of Marque he shall be punished as a Pirate.
Page 205 - A final judgment or decree in any suit, in the highest court of law or equity of a State in which a decision in the suit could be had...
Page 69 - ... all estates given in tail shall be and remain an absolute estate in fee simple to the issue of the first donee in tail.