Annual Proceedings

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Proceedings of the early Iowa State Bar Association, 1874-1881, were republished by the present association, in 1912, in one volume under title: Proceedings of the Iowa State Bar Association, held at Des Moines, Iowa, l874-1881.

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Seite 106 - And the said association is formed to cultivate the science of jurisprudence, to promote reform in the law, to facilitate the administration of justice, to elevate the standard of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession, and to cherish the spirit of brotherhood among the members thereof.
Seite 110 - Of Law there can be no less acknowledged than that her seat is the bosom of God ; her voice the harmony of the world. All things in heaven and earth do her homage ; the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power.
Seite 86 - It must be conceded that there are such rights in every free government beyond the control of the State. A government which recognized no such rights, which held the lives, the liberty, and the property of its citizens subject at all times to the absolute disposition and unlimited control of even the most democratic depository of power, is after all but a despotism.
Seite 111 - The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upward in the night.
Seite 111 - I will abstain from all offensive personality, and advance no fact prejudicial to the honor or reputation of a party or witness, unless required by the justice of the cause with which I am charged; I will never reject, from any consideration personal to myself, the cause of the defenseless or oppressed, or delay any man's cause for lucre or malice. So HELP ME GOD.
Seite 86 - The theory of our governments, State and National, is opposed to the deposit of unlimited power anywhere. The executive, the legislative, and the judicial branches of these governments are all of limited and denned powers. There are limitations on such power which grow out of the essential nature of all free governments. Implied reservations of individual rights, without which the social compact could not exist, and which are respected by all governments entitled to the name.
Seite 174 - O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us...
Seite 156 - No man is desirous of becoming the peculiar subject of calumny. No man, might he let the bitter cup pass from him without self-reproach, would drain it to the bottom. But if he...
Seite 107 - Like the vase, in which roses have once been distill'd — You may break, you may ruin the vase, if you will, But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Seite 5 - TO CULTIVATE THE SCIENCE OF JURISPRUDENCE. TO PROMOTE REFORM IN THE LAW, TO FACILITATE THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE, TO ELEVATE THE STANDARDS OF INTEGRITY, HONOR AND COURTESY IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION AND TO CHERISH A SPIRIT OF BROTHERHOOD AMONG THE MEMBERS THEREOF.

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