Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Bill

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1918 - 224 páginas
Considers (65) S. 3533, (65) S. 1811, (65) S. 2783, (65) H.R. 4188, (65) H.R. 6110, (65) H.R. 3331, (65) S.J. Res. 33, (65) S. 2859, (65) H.R. 6361.
 

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Página 36 - We admit, as all must admit, that the powers of the government are limited, and that its limits are not to be transcended. But we think the sound construction of the constitution must allow to the national legislature that discretion, with respect to the means by which the powers it confers are to be carried into execution, which will enable that body to perform the high duties assigned to it in the manner most beneficial to the people.
Página 36 - But we think the sound construction of the Constitution must allow to the national legislature that discretion, with respect to the means by which the powers it confers are to be carried into execution, which will enable that body to perform the high duties assigned to it, in the manner most beneficial to the people. Let the end be legitimate, let it be within the scope of the Constitution, and all means which are appropriate, which are plainly adapted to that end, which are not prohibited, but consist...
Página 149 - An act to extend protection to the civil rights of members of the Military and Naval Establishments of the United States engaged in the present war...
Página 161 - The circumstances that endanger the safety of nations are infinite, and for this reason no constitutional shackles can wisely be imposed on the power to which the care of it is committed. This power ought to be coextensive with all the possible combinations of such circumstances and ought to be under the direction of the same councils which are appointed to preside over the common defense.
Página 43 - States, as a private soldier, officer, seaman, marine, national guardsman, or member of any other organization for offense or defense authorized by Congress...
Página 50 - That this Act is hereby declared to be an emergency law and necessary for the immediate preservation of the Public health and safety, and being passed upon a yea and nay vote supported by three-fifths of all the members elected to each of the two Houses of the General Assembly, the same shall take effect from the date of its passage.
Página 190 - Where in any proceeding to enforce a civil right in any court it is made to appear to the satisfaction of the court that any interest, property, or contract has since the date of the approval of this , Act been transferred or acquired with intent to delay the just enforcement of such right by taking advantage of this Act, the court shall enter such judgment or make such order as might lawfully be entered or made, the provisions of this Act to the contrary notwithstanding.
Página 58 - States who shall neglect, fail, or refuse to comply with the provisions of this act and the act to which this is an amendment, or who, after the expiration of.
Página 161 - The authorities essential to the care of the common defence are these — to raise armies — to build and equip fleets — to prescribe rules for the government of both — to direct their operations — to provide for their support.
Página 224 - ... fixed for the termination of this Act, such section or provision shall be deemed to continue in full force and effect so long as may be necessary to the exercise or enjoyment of such proceeding, remedy, privilege, stay. limitation, accounting, or other transaction.

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