Federal Decisions: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme, Circuit and District Courts of the United States, Volum 1

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Gilbert Book Company, 1884
 

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Side 544 - That all the beforementioned 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.
Side 682 - States, and the decision is in favor of such their validity, or where is drawn in question the construction of any clause of the constitution, or of a treaty, or statute of, or commission held under the United States, and the decision is against the title, right, privilege or exemption specially set up or claimed by either party, under such clause of the said Constitution, treaty, statute or commission...
Side 645 - Act read in its essential parts as follows: (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, 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...
Side 408 - By common law, they meant what the constitution denominated in the third article "law;" not merely suits which the common law recognized among its old and settled proceedings, but suits in which legal rights were to be ascertained and determined, in contradistinction to those where equitable rights alone were recognized, and equitable remedies were administered; or where, as in the admiralty, a mixture of public law, and of maritime law and equity was often found in the same suit.
Side 507 - But no person shall be arrested in one district for trial in another, in any civil action before a Circuit or District Court. And no civil suit shall be brought before either of said courts against an inhabitant of the United States, by any original process in any other district than that whereof he is an inhabitant, or in which he shall be found at the time of serving the writ...
Side 335 - ... for a rule to show cause why a new trial should not be granted...
Side 633 - The constitution unavoidably deals in general language. It did not suit the purposes of the people, in framing this great charter of our liberties, to provide for minute specifications of its powers, or to declare the means by which those powers should be carried into execution.
Side 635 - Congress cannot vest any portion of the judicial power of the United States, except in courts ordained and established by itself...
Side 652 - Congress provided that ... a final judgment or decree in any suit, in the highest court of law or equity of a state in which a decision of the suit could be had...
Side 304 - Parties may agree in writing for the payment of any rate of interest whatever on money due or to become due on any contract; any judgment rendered on such contract shall conform thereto, and shall bear the interest agreed upon by the parties, and which shall be specified in the judgment.

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