Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia, in the Year ..., Band 39

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Edward O. Jenkins, 1870
 

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Seite 301 - And when the senators and representatives of a State are admitted into the councils of the Union, the authority of the government under which they are appointed, as well as its republican character, is recognized by the proper constitutional authority. And its decision is binding on every other department of the government, and could not be questioned in a judicial tribunal.
Seite 453 - We know of no case, in which a legislative act to transfer the property of A to B, without his consent, has ever been held a constitutional exercise of legislative power in any State in the Union. On the contrary, it has been constantly resisted as inconsistent with just principles, by every judicial tribunal in which it has been attempted to be enforced.
Seite 456 - One of the tests that a contract has been impaired is, that its value has by legislation -been diminished. It is not by the Constitution to be impaired at all. This is not a question of degree or manner or cause, but of encroaching in any respect on its obligation, — dispensing with any part of its force.
Seite 460 - ... no State shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts.
Seite 66 - ... or the creditor may release or convey his claim to the assignee upon such property, and be admitted to prove his whole debt. If the value of the property exceeds the sum for which it Is so held as security, the assignee may release to the creditor the...
Seite 324 - There shall be within the State of Georgia neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, save as a punishment for crime after legal conviction thereof. Par. XVIII. The social status of the citizen shall never be the subject of legislation.
Seite 300 - Under this article of the constitution it rests with congress to decide what government is the established one in a State. For as the United States guarantee to each State a republican government, congress must necessarily decide what government is established in the State before it can determine whether it is republican or not.
Seite 270 - State the supreme law of the land instead of the Constitution of the United States and the laws and treaties made in pursuance thereof.
Seite 66 - ... to be ascertained by agreement between him and the assignee, or by a sale thereof...
Seite 66 - ... may release or convey his claim to the assignee upon such property, and be admitted to prove his whole debt. If the value of the property exceeds the sum for which it is so held as security, the assignee may release to the creditor the bankrupt's right of redemption therein on receiving such excess: or he may sell the property, subject to the claim of the creditor thereon; and in...

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