Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa, Volume 95

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Page 128 - The judicial power shall extend to all cases in law and equity arising under the constitution, the laws of the United States, and treaties made, or which shall be made, under their authority...
Page 133 - It is clear, there can be no common law of the United States. The federal government is composed of twenty-four sovereign and independent states, each of which may have its local usages, customs, and common law. There is no principle which pervades the Union, and has the authority of law, that is not embodied in the constitution or laws of the Union. The common law could be made a part of our federal system only by legislative adoption.
Page 422 - Section 124 requires no more than that the indictment must be direct and certain as regards the offense charged. Subsection 2 of section 122 is as follows: "The indictment must contain • * * a statement of the acts constituting the offense, In ordinary and concise language, and In such a manner as to enable a person of common understanding to know what is intended...
Page 130 - Whatever subjects of this power are in their nature national, or admit only of one uniform system, or plan of regulation, may justly be said to be of such a nature as to require exclusive legislation by Congress.
Page 129 - It is a plain regulation of interstate commerce, a regulation extending to prohibition. Whatever may be the power of a state over commerce that is completely internal, it can no more prohibit or regulate that which is interstate than it can that which is with foreign nations.
Page 36 - Having no absolute right of recognition in other States, but depending for such recognition and the enforcement of its contracts upon their assent, it follows, as a matter of course, that such assent may be granted upon such terms and conditions as those States may think proper to impose. They may exclude the foreign corporation entirely ; they may restrict its business to particular localities, or they may exact such security for the performance of its contracts with their citizens as in their judgment...
Page 412 - And a transcript of such record, certified by the Warden, Clerk, and a majority of the Inspectors of elections in such.
Page 155 - ... sight, nor disability, resulting wholly or partly, directly or indirectly from any of the following causes, or while so engaged or affected: Disease or bodily infirmity, hernia, fits, vertigo, sieep-walking; medical or surgical treatment, except amputations necessitated solely by injuries an1l made within ninety days after accident...
Page 134 - There is no common law of the United States, in the sense of a national customary law, distinct from the common law of England, as adopted by the several states each for itself, applied as its local law, and subject to such alteration as may be provided by its own statutes.
Page 595 - ... in a separate and distinct form and in such manner as will advise the consumer of its real character, free from coloration or ingredient that causes it to look like yellow butter.

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