The Law of the Federal and State Constitutions of the United States: With an Historical Study of Their Principles, a Chronological Table of English Social Legislation, and a Comparative Digest of the Constitutions of the Forty-six States

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Boston Book Company, 1908 - 386 страници
 

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b Trade and Monopoly
84
CHAPTER II
90
CHAPTER III
106
THE STATE CONSTITUTIONS DIGESTED ANNOTATED
119
CHAPTER I
127
RIGHTS AT LAw PAGE
128
40 General Rights of Con PAGE
137
om of Speech
146
General Rights
148
Arrest and Search
149
Trial by Jury
150
Waiver
151
The Common Law
152
Laws Previously in Force
153
Debtor Exemption Laws
154
Homestead
155
Exceptions
156
Alienation
157
Stay Laws 88 Garnishment ART 9 EMINENT DomAIN General Principles 91 Taking for Public
158
Taking by Private Parties
159
Compensation 94 Jury Trial 95 The Amount of Compensa tion
160
Appeal 97 The Exercise of the Right against Franchises ART 10 CITIZENS AND ALIENs LANGUAGE ETC 100 Who are Citizens
161
Aliens Rights 103 Language
162
CHAPTER II
165
Excessive Bail 123 Imprisonment of Parties Accused 124 Witnesses 125 Habeas Corpus
165
Suspension of Habeas Corpus
166
Indictment
167
Grand Juries ART 13 Rights AT TRIAL 130 Rights to
169
Jury Trial
170
Juries
174
Venue 134 Counsel
175
Witnesses
176
Criminating Evidence
177
Twice in Jeopardy
178
Attainder 139 Miscellaneous 164 164 165
179
142 143 144 145 146 Corruption of Blood Suicides Deodands
182
Appeals Fees and Costs ART 15 SPECIAL PRovisions concerNING CRIMINAL OFFENCEs 150 151
183
154
184
15S Treason Duelling Bribery Lobbying Corrupt Legislation Special Crimes Embezzlement War Exemption Felony
186
PARDONs
187
161
188
162
189
The Three Functions
195
OF OFFICES
206
Rights AFTER TRIAL 140 Fines and Costs 141 Ex Post Facto Laws 169 172
207
Authority derived from 223 Oath of office
212
DISFRANCHISEMENT
227
174
234
General Provisions 235 290 General Provisions
244
Quorum 235 291 The Militia consists
245
Freedom from Arrest 236 293 Martial Law
246
Expulsion of Members 296 Privileges of Militia
247
Place of Session 242 299 Miscellaneous Provisions
248

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Страница 88 - That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection and security of the people, nation or community; of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best, which is capable of producing the greatest degree of happiness and safety...
Страница 80 - Every subject of the Commonwealth ought to find a certain remedy, by having recourse to the laws, for all injuries or wrongs which he may receive in his person, property or character. He ought to obtain right and justice freely, and without being obliged to purchase it ; completely, and without any denial ; promptly, and without delay, conformably to the laws.
Страница 76 - That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot by any compact deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Страница 86 - That religion or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence ; and, therefore, all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience ; and that it is the mutual duty of all to practice Christian forbearance, love and charity towards each other.
Страница 81 - It is essential to the preservation of the rights of every individual, his life, liberty, property, and character, that there be an impartial interpretation of the laws, and administration of justice. It is the right of every citizen to be tried by judges as free, impartial, and independent as the lot of humanity will admit.
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Страница 85 - Each individual of the society has a right to be protected by it in the enjoyment of his life, liberty and property, according to standing laws.
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