Commentaries on American Law, Volumen1

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Ambassadors 38
47
Consuls 41
52
Of the Declaration and other Early Measures of War
60
Assistance to Allies in War
61
Declaration of War 51
66
Protection to Enemys Property
68
Confiscation of Property
71
Confiscation of Debts
75
Interdiction of Commerce
78
Of the Various Kinds of Property liable to Capture
86
Domicile in the Enemys Country
87
Residence in it 76
93
Property in Transitu
99
Of the Rights of Belligerents
103
Law of Retaliation 93
108
Privateering 96
112
Prizes 100
115
Ransom Bills 104
119
Right of Postliminium 108
123
Neutrals must be impartial
128
Enemys Property in Neutral Vessels 124
139
Of Restrictions upon Neutral Trade
148
Of Truces Passports and Treaties of Peace 159
175
Of Offences against the Law of Nations
195
PART II
216
Of Congress
235
Of the Division into Two Houses
236
Of the Senate
238
Of the House of Representatives
242
Privileges of the Two Houses
255
Manner of Passing Laws
260
Presidents Negative 221 222 224 228 235 238 239
262
Of Judicial Constructions of the Powers of Congress 1 Of Priority of Payment claimed by the United States
266
Power to incorporate a Bank
274
Taxation
281
Preëmption of Indian Lands
284
Effect of State Judgments
288
Power of Congress over the Militia
290
Power of Congress as to Internal Improvements 243 243 248 254 257 260 262 267
295
Of the President 1 Unity of the Office 2 Qualifications
300
Mode of Election
302
Duration of Office 5 Support
309
Powers 7 His Responsibility 271 271 273 273 280 280 282 288
319
Of the Judiciary Department 1 Of the Appointment Tenure and Support of the Judges
320
Its General Powers
328
Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court
334
Jurisdiction of the Circuit Courts
342
Jurisdiction of the District Courts
350
Jurisdiction of Auxiliary State Courts
353
Of Attorneys and Counsel
355
Of Clerks
357
Of Marshals
358
Its Appellate Jurisdiction exists though a State be a Party 327
380
Of the Jurisdiction of the Federal Courts in Respect to the Common Law and in Respect to Parties 331
384
Common Law Jurisdiction in Civil Cases 341
394
Jurisdiction when an Alien is a Party 343
400
Jurisdiction between Citizens of Different States 344
401
290
408
Of the District and Territorial Courts of the United States 353
411
Of the District Court as a Prize Court 356
414
291295 295
434
Its Admiralty Criminal Jurisdiction 360
443
Civil Jurisdiction of the District Courts 0 381
447
Territorial Courts of the United States 383
450
Of the Concurrent Jurisdiction of the State Governments 387
455
Of Concurrent Judicial Power 395
464
301
470
Of Constitutional Restrictions on the Powers of the Several States 407
476
Of Bills of Credit 407
477
Ex post facto Laws 408
479
The States cannot control the Exercise of Federal Power 409
481
Nor impair the Obligation of Contracts 413
485
303
498
Nor pass Naturalization Laws 423
500
Nor tax National Banks or Stocks 425
501
Nor exercise Power over Ceded Places 429
506
Power to regulate Commerce 431
509
Progress of National Jurisprudence 439
527
PART III
530
Laws Repugnant to the Constitution Void
531
Power of the Judiciary to declare them Void
532
When a Statute takes Effect
537
Acts Public and Private
543
309
545
Rules for the Interpretation of Statutes
546
Effect of Temporary Statutes
553
Statute Penalties
555
448 449 454 459 460
557
Of Reports of Judicial Decisions 1 Source of the Common
561
Force of Adjudged Cases
564
Notice of the Principal Reports at
570
Notice of the Principal Reports in Equity 5 Interesting Character of Reports 471 471 473 480 489
578
496
585
Of the Principal Publications of the Common Law 499
588
Of the Civil
603
Early Roman Law 2 The Twelve Tables
604
The Prćtorian
616
Responsa Prudentum
617
Imperial Rescripts
621
Justinian
622
His Code Institutes Pandects Novels 7 Loss of the Civil Law 8 Its Revival 515 516 521 528 530 534 538 538 538
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539
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542
627
544
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Página 332 - All claims founded upon the Constitution of the United States or any law of Congress, except for pensions, or upon any regulation of an Executive Department, or upon any contract, express or implied, with the Government of the United States...
Página 137 - A neutral Government is bound— " First. To use due diligence to prevent the fitting out, arming, or equipping, within its jurisdiction, of any vessel which it has reasonable ground to believe is intended to cruise or to carry on war against a Power with which it is at peace...
Página 536 - So, if a law be in opposition to the Constitution, if both the law and the Constitution apply to a particular case, so that the court must either decide that case conformably to the law, disregarding the Constitution, or conformably to the Constitution, disregarding the law, the court must determine which of these conflicting rules governs the case. This is of the very essence of judicial duty.
Página 546 - To avoid improper influences which may result from intermixing in one and the same act such things as have no proper relation to each other, every law shall embrace but one object, and that shall be expressed in the title.
Página 307 - The person having the greatest number of votes as Vice-President shall be the Vice-President. if such number be a majority of the whole number of electors appointed; and if no person have a majority, then from the two highest numbers on the list the Senate shall choose the Vice-President; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of...
Página 246 - ... no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence, by reason of his presence or absence, while employed in the service of the United States ; nor while engaged in the navigation of the waters of this state, or of the United States, or of the high seas ; nor while a student of any seminary of learning ; nor while kept at any almshouse, or other asylum, at public expense ; nor while confined in any public prison.
Página 502 - The sovereignty of a State extends to everything which exists by its own authority or is introduced by its permission ; b*ut does it extend to those means which are employed by Congress to carry into execution powers conferred on that body by the people of the United States ? We think it demonstrable that it does not.
Página 515 - It is not intended to say that these words comprehend that commerce which is completely internal, which is carried on between man and man in a state, or between different parts of the same state, and which does not extend to or affect other states. Such a power would be inconvenient, and is certainly unnecessary. Comprehensive as the word among is, it may very properly be restricted to that commerce which concerns more states than one.
Página 345 - ... of all suits of a civil nature, at common law, or in equity, where the matter in dispute exceeds...
Página 347 - And when in any suit mentioned in this section there shall be a controversy which is wholly between citizens of different states, and which can be fully determined as between them, then either one or more of the defendants actually interested in such controversy may remove said suit into the circuit court of the United States for the proper district.

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