American Law Reports Annotated, Volume 4
Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, 1919 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 541 - The result is a conviction that the states have no power, by taxation or otherwise, to retard, impede, burden, or in any manner control the operations of the constitutional laws enacted by Congress to carry into execution the powers vested in the general government.
Page 375 - The constitutional validity of law is to be tested, not by what has been done under it, but by what may, by its authority, be done.
Page 311 - This Act shall not affect the allowance to bankrupts of the exemptions which are prescribed by the State laws in force at the time of the filing of the petition...
Page 481 - It is admitted that the rule is difficult of application. But it is generally held that, in order to warrant a finding that negligence or an act not amounting to wanton wrong is the proximate cause of an injury, it must appear that the injury was the natural and probable consequence of the negligence or wrongful act, and that it ought to have been foreseen in the light of the attending circumstances.
Page 448 - ... every such conveyance not so recorded shall be void as against any subsequent purchaser, in good faith and for a valuable consideration of the same real estate, or any portion thereof, whose conveyance shall he first duly recorded.
Page 541 - That the power to tax involves the power to destroy ; that the power to destroy may defeat and render useless the power to create ; that there is a plain repugnance in conferring on one government a power to control the constitutional measures of another, which other, with respect to those very measures, is declared to be supreme over that which exerts the control, are propositions not to be denied.
Page 215 - The salary of any county, city, town or municipal officer shall not be increased or diminished after his election, or during his term of office; nor shall the term of any such officer be extended beyond the period for which he is elected or appointed.
Page 541 - to lay and collect taxes, to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States...
Page 210 - And it is hereby declared that the relinquishment or cession, as the case may be, to which the preceding paragraph refers, cannot in any respect impair the property or rights which by law belong to the peaceful possession of property of all kinds...
Page 530 - If he give notice to his principal, he must do so within the same time as if he were the holder, and the principal upon the receipt of such notice, has himself the same time for giving notice as if the agent had been an independent holder.