This Country of Ours

C. Scribner's Sons, 1897 - 360 sider

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Side 304 - law, disregarding the Constitution, or conformably to the Constitution, disregarding the law, the court must determine which of these conflicting rules governs the case." Nothing can be added to this luminous statement. We have a higher law and a lower law. When they both apply to a case before the court, the higher law must
Side 337 - votes of the electors shall be the Vice-President. But if there should remain two or more who have equal votes, the Senate shall choose from them by ballot the Vice-President.] * No person except a natural born citizen,
Side 9 - property without due process of law, or deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws, or assume or pay any debt incurred in aid of insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or any claim for the loss or emancipation of slaves, or abridge the right to vote on account of
Side 303 - Marshall. In the course of the opinion he said : " So if a law be in opposition to the Constitution ; if both the law and the Constitution apply to a particular case, so that the Court must either decide that case conformably
Side 31 - in pursuance of a resolution of the last Congress of the Confederation. The permanent seat of Government, as established by the act of 1790, is not the City of Washington, in the restricted sense, but "all that part of the territory of the United States included within the present limits of the District of Columbia.
Side 339 - for a redress of grievances. ARTICLE II. A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. ARTICLE III. No soldier shall, in time
Side 80 - the death, resignation, or inability of the President, or his removal from office, the powers and duties of the office devolve upon the Vice-President, and in the case of the removal, death, resignation, or inability of both the President and Vice-President, Congress is empowered to declare what officer shall act as
Side 54 - the United States, shall originate in the first branch of the Legislature of the United States, and shall not be altered or amended in the second branch ; and that no money shall be drawn from the public treasury but in pursuance of appropriations to be originated in the first branch.
Side 329 - sounding in tort, where the party would be entitled to redress against the United States, either in a court of law, equity, or admiralty—" if the United States were suable.
Side 332 - for which he shall be chosen. The Vice-President of the United States shall be President of the Senate, but shall have no vote, unless they be equally divided. The Senate shall choose their other officers,

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