Constitution of the State of Louisiana: Adopted in Convention at the City of New Orleans, the Twenty-third Day of July, A. D. 1879

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J. H. Cosgrove, 1879 - Constitutional law - 90 pages

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Page 16 - Every bill which shall have passed the Legislative Assembly shall, before it becomes a law, be presented to the Governor; if he approve, he shall sign it; but if not, he shall return it with his objections to that House in which it shall have originated, which House shall enter the objections at large upon the journal, and proceed to reconsider it.
Page 20 - All judges, by virtue of their office, shall be conservators of the peace throughout the State. The style of all process shall be, "The State of Louisiana." All prosecutions shall be carried on in the name and by the authority of the State of Louisiana, and conclude : "Against the peace and dignity of the same.
Page 11 - The general assembly shall have no power to grant, or to authorize any county or municipal authority to grant any extra compensation, fee or allowance to a public officer, agent, servant or contractor, after service has been rendered or a contract has been entered into and performed in whole or in part, nor pay nor authorize the payment of any claim hereafter created against the state, or any county or municipality of the state under any agreement or contract made without express authority of law...
Page 14 - The Supreme Executive power of this State shall be vested in a Chief Magistrate who shall be styled the Governor of the State of Iowa.
Page 57 - Any association or corporation, organized for the purpose, shall have the right to construct and operate a railroad between any points within this State, and to connect at the State line with railroads of other States.
Page 16 - The Governor shall nominate, and by and with the consent of the Senate, appoint all officers whose offices are established by this Constitution, or which may be created by law, and whose appointment or election is not otherwise provided for.
Page 2 - In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall enjoy the right to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation...
Page 56 - ... the exercise of the police power of the state shall never be abridged or so construed as to permit corporations to conduct their business in such manner as to infringe the equal rights of individuals or the general well being of the state.
Page 14 - The General Assembly shall have no power to release or extinguish. in whole or in part, the indebtedness, liability or obligation of any corporation or individual to this State or to any municipal corporation therein.

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