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Page 187 - Nevertheless, notwithstanding the logical form of the objection, there are more powerful considerations on the other side. In the first place, it is established by a series of cases that an ulterior public advantage may justify a comparatively insignificant taking of private property for what, in its immediate purpose, is a private use.
Page 109 - It may be said in a general way that the police power extends to all the great public needs. ... It may be put forth in aid of what is sanctioned by usage, or held by the prevailing morality or strong and preponderant opinion to be greatly and immediately necessary to the public welfare.
Page 63 - An Act to promote the general welfare of the people of this state by providing compensation for accidental injuries or death suffered in the course of employment...
Page 616 - An act to regulate and limit the hours of employment of females in any mechanical or • mercantile establishment...
Page 8 - ... is caused in whole, or in part, or is contributed to, by a necessary risk or danger of such employment, or a necessary risk or danger inherent in the nature thereof...
Page 187 - And in the next, it would seem that there may be other cases beside the everyday one of taxation, in which the share of each party in the benefit of a scheme of mutual protection is sufficient compensation for the correlative burden that it is compelled to assume.
Page 208 - ... facilities of interstate commerce. And appropriate means to that end, which we have seen is legitimate, are the seizure and condemnation of the articles at their point of destination in the original, unbroken packages. The selection of such means is certainly within that breadth of discretion which we have said Congress possesses in the execution of the powers conferred upon it by the Constitution.
Page 547 - Nurses, representing the city ; and representatives of the Charity Organization Society, the Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor, the State Charities Aid Association, the St Vincent de Paul Society, and the Association of Tuberculosis Clinics.