Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association, Volume 7

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Page 172 - That all persons within the jurisdiction of the United States shall be entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of the accommodations, advantages, facilities, and privileges of inns, public conveyances on land or water, theaters, and other places of public amusement; subject only to the conditions and limitations established by law, and applicable alike to citizens of every race and color, regardless of any previous condition of servitude.
Page 208 - In no country, perhaps, in the world is the law so general a study. The profession itself is numerous and powerful ; and in most provinces it takes the lead. The greater number of the deputies sent to the congress were lawyers. But all who read, and most do read, endeavor to obtain some smattering in that science.
Page 260 - We take the general doctrine to be, in this country, (though there may be exceptional cases and some authorities to the contrary,) that the powers of corporations, organized under legislative statutes, are such, and such only, as those statutes confer. Conceding the rule applicable to all statutes, that what is fairly implied is as much granted as what is expressed, it remains that the charter of a corporation is the measure of its powers, and that the enumeration of these powers implies the exclusion...
Page 23 - ... and costs be paid. Thereupon petitioner sued out a writ of habeas corpus from the supreme court of the State, annexing a copy of the proceedings before the justice of the peace, and praying his discharge.
Page 75 - Special Committee to Consider and Report whether the Present Delay and Uncertainty in Judicial Administration can be Lessened and, if so, by what Means: Report [nd].
Page 305 - Resolved, That the Constitution of the United States should be so amended as to...
Page 185 - All persons committed to any reform school, prison, parental school, industrial school, home for dependent children or other place of confinement or commitment, shall be allowed spiritual advice and ministration from any recognized clergyman of the denomination or church to which they may respectively belong or did belong prior to their commitment or confinement, which advice and ministration shall be given within the place of confinement in such manner as will secure to such persons the free exercise...
Page 262 - Can they found such a right on an agreement void for want of corporate authority and forbidden by the policy of the law? To hold that they can, is, in our opinion, to hold that any act performed in executing a void contract makes all its parts valid, and that the more that is done under a contract forbidden by law, the stronger is the claim to its enforcement by the courts.
Page 24 - I did file such a bill in the Supreme Court of the United States. The Supreme Court of the United States...
Page 93 - All nominations thus made or approved shall be reported by the Council to the Association, and all whose names are reported shall thereupon become members of the Association ; Provided, That if any member demand a vote upon any name thus reported, the Association shall thereupon vote thereon by ballot. Several nominees, if from the same State, may be voted for upon the same ballot; and in such case placing the word "No...

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