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" This power to regulate is not a power to destroy, and limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation. Under pretense of regulating fares and freights, the state cannot require a railroad corporation to carry persons or property without reward : neither... "
Annual Report - Iowa State Commerce Commission - Page 32
by Iowa State Commerce Commission - 1891
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Session of the Bar Association of ..., Volume 11

Bar Association of Arkansas - Bar associations - 1908
...said it is not to be inferred that this power of limitation or regulation is itself without limit. This power to regulate is not a power to destroy;...limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation. Under pretence of regulating fares and freights the State cannot require a railroad company to carry...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Bar ..., Volume 10

North Carolina Bar Association - Bar associations - 1908
...thoroughly well established that the power of the states to regulate and limit passenger and freight rates "is not a power to destroy, and limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation." In the case of Reagan versus Farmers' Loan & Trust Company, 154 US, 362, this doctrine was clearly...
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The Columbia Jurist, Volume 2

Law - 1886
...said it is not to be inferred that this power of limitation or regulation is itself without limit. This power to regulate is not a power to destroy,...limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation. Under pretense of regulating fares and freights the State can not require a railroad corporation to...
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Annual Proceedings

Iowa State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1901
...418, and other cases) that the power of the legislature to fix rates was not without limit; that the power to regulate is not a power to destroy, and limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation, and that the question of the reasonableness of a rate is a question for judicial investigation requiring...
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Power and Policy in Quest of the Law: Essays in Honor of Eugene Victor Rostow

Myres S Mac Dougal, William Michael Reisman - Law - 1985 - 460 pages
...said, it is not to be inferred that this power of limitation or regulation is itself without limit. This power to regulate is not a power to destroy,...limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation. Under pretence of regulating fares and freights, the State cannot require a railroad corporation to...
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Legal Foundations of Capitalism

John Rogers Commons - Capitalism - 1924 - 394 pages
...now acceded, and Justice Blatchford, for the majority, wrote, "This power to regulate [police power] is not a power to destroy, and limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation." i456.l And confiscation, or the reasonableness of a rate, "is eminently a question for judicial investigation,...
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The Constitution Besieged: The Rise and Demise of Lochner Era Police Powers ...

Howard Gillman - Law - 1993 - 317 pages
...the grounds that they were oppressive, the Court granted relief. "The power to regulate is not the power to destroy, and limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation." The majority stressed that legislatures had the power to set rates and could do so through a commission,...
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Interstate Commerce Commission Reports: Reports and Decisions of ..., Volume 124

United States. Interstate Commerce Commission - Interstate commerce - 1927
...change. Several years later it was recognized in Railroad Commission cases, 116 US 307, 331, that the " power to regulate is not a power to destroy, and limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation." The fundamental duty of the courts, so far as public regulation is concerned, is to prevent confiscation....
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Reform and Regulation of Property Rights, Volume 3

James W. Ely - Business & Economics - 1997 - 426 pages
...said, it is not to be inferred that this power of limitation or regulation is itself without limit. This power to regulate is not a power to destroy,...limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation. Under pretence of regulating fares and freights, the State cannot require a railroad corporation to...
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The United States Supreme Court: The Pursuit of Justice

Christopher L. Tomlins - Law - 2005 - 578 pages
...Farmers Loan 0 Trust Co. (1886). This time, however, the justices issued a warning to state officials: "This power to regulate is not a power to destroy,...limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation. Under pretense of regulating fares and freights, the State cannot require a railroad corporation to...
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