United States Supreme Court Reports, Volume 11 (Google eBook)

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Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, 1911 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 375 - States are plaintiffs, or petitioners; or an alien is a party, or the suit is between a citizen of the state where the suit is brought, and a citizen of another state.
Page 394 - ... the plaintiff must recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of that of the defendant...
Page 375 - ... It is, we think, a sound principle, that when a government becomes a partner in any trading company, it divests itself, so far as concerns the transactions of that company, of its sovereign character, and takes that of a private citizen. Instead of communicating to the company its privileges and its prerogatives, it descends to a level with those with whom it associates itself, and takes the character which belongs to its associates, and to the business which is to be transacted.
Page 235 - This cause came on to be heard on the transcript of the record from the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Maryland, and was argued by counsel. On consideration whereof, it is now here ordered, adjudged, and decreed by this Court, that the...
Page 99 - Nothing can call forth this court into activity but conscience, good faith, and reasonable diligence. Where these are wanting, the court is passive, and does nothing.
Page 97 - York, and was argued by counsel; on consideration whereof, it is now here ordered and adjudged by this court, that the judgment of the said Circuit Court in this cause be, and the same is hereby reversed, with costs...
Page 151 - ... certified to this court for its opinion, agreeably to the act of Congress in such case made and provided, and was argued by counsel, on consideration whereof it is the opinion of this court: ^ These answers must accordingly be certified by the circuit court. 1. That it is not necessary that the jury should believe or find that the Bolivar, when she left Baltimore, and when she arrived at St.
Page 365 - The question of jurisdiction depending upon the character and residence of parties, came again into discussion in the case of The Bank of the United States v. The Planters...
Page 259 - Tinnin for the sum of $4,492.54, with interest thereon at the rate of eight per cent, per annum...
Page 370 - And where a suit is now pending, or may be hereafter brought in any state court in which there is a controversy between a citizen of the state in which the suit is brought, and a citizen of another state...

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