Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the Territorial Bar Association of Utah

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Page 23 - Therefore, prepare thee to cut off the flesh. Shed thou no blood ; nor cut thou less nor more But just a pound of flesh : if thou tak'st more, Or less, than a just pound — be it but so much As makes it light or heavy in the substance, Or the division of the twentieth part Of one poor scruple — nay, if the scale do turn But in the estimation of a hair — Thou diest, and all thy goods are confiscate ! Gra.
Page 31 - State shall ever be molested, in person or property, on account of his or her mode of religious worship...
Page 72 - The right to divert the unappropriated waters of any natural stream to beneficial uses shall never be denied. Priority of appropriation shall give the better right as between those using the water for the same purpose...
Page 36 - That all fermented, distilled, or other intoxicating liquors or liquids transported into any state or territory or remaining therein for use, consumption, sale or storage therein, shall upon arrival in such state or territory be subject to the operation and effect of the laws of such state or territory enacted in the exercise of its police powers, to the same extent and in the same manner as though such liquids or liquors had been produced in such state or territory, and shall not be exempt therefrom...
Page 71 - And he who first connects his own labor with property thus situated and open to general exploration does, in natural justice, acquire a better right to its use and enjoyment than others who have not given such labor.
Page 55 - The standard of good behavior for the continuance in office of the judicial magistracy is certainly one of the most valuable of the modern improvements in the practice of government. In a monarchy it is an excellent barrier to the despotism of the prince; in a republic it is a no less excellent barrier to the encroachments and oppressions of the representative body. And it is the best expedient which can be devised in any government to secure a steady, upright, and impartial administration of the...
Page 28 - It is well to remain content with things as they are ; or, in other words, it is better to bear the ills we have than to fly to others that we know not of.
Page 69 - The water of every natural stream not heretofore appropriated within the State of Colorado is hereby declared to be the property of the public ; and the same is dedicated to the nse of the people of the State, subject to appropriation as hereinafter provided.
Page 14 - It is a rule as old as the law, and never more to be respected than now, that no one shall be personally bound until he has had his day in court, by which is meant, until he has been duly cited to appear, and has been afforded an opportunity to be heard. Judgment without such citation and opportunity wants all the attributes of a judicial determination ; it is judicial usurpation and oppression, and can never be upheld where justice is justly administered.
Page 32 - If we were to attempt it, we should say that every law came within this description which concerned the welfare of the whole people of a State or any individual within it, whether it related to their rights or their duties, whether it respected them as men or as citizens of the State...

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