Transactions, Volume 16 (Google eBook)

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Hanzsche, 1911
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Page 195 - As regards bays, the distance of three miles shall be measured from a straight line drawn across the bay, in the part nearest the entrance, at the first point where the width does not exceed ten miles.
Page 8 - I question whether democratic institutions could long be maintained ; and I cannot ' believe that a republic could subsist at the present time, if the influence of lawyers in public business did not increase in proportion to the power of the people.
Page 115 - It is made for people of fundamentally differing views, and the accident of our finding certain opinions natural and familiar, or novel and even shocking, ought not to conclude our judgment upon the question whether statutes embodying them conflict with the Constitution of the United States.
Page 117 - But the fact that both parties are of full age and competent to contract does not necessarily deprive the state of the power to interfere where the parties do not stand upon an equality, or where the public health demands that one party to the contract shall be protected against himself.
Page 115 - This case is decided upon an economic theory which a large part of the country does not entertain.
Page 116 - While the general experience of mankind may justify us in believing that men may engage in ordinary employments more than eight hours per day without injury to their health, it does not follow that labor for the same length of time is innocuous when carried on beneath the surface of the earth, where the operative is deprived of fresh air and sunlight, and is frequently subjected to foul atmosphere and a very high temperature, or...
Page 173 - Powers as the most effective, and, at the same time, the most equitable means of settling disputes which diplomacy has failed to settle.
Page 99 - I cannot believe that in the long run the public will profit by th1s court permitting knaves to cut reasonable prices for some ulterior purpose of their own, and thus to impair, if not to destroy, the production and sale of articles which it is assumed to be desirable that the public should be able to get.
Page 96 - I think that, at least, it is safe to say that the most enlightened judicial policy is to let people manage their own business in their own way, unless the ground for interference is very clear.
Page 128 - It must be remembered that, for weighty reasons, it has been assumed as a principle, in construing constitutions, by the Supreme Court of the United States, by this court, and by every other court of reputation in the United States, that an act of the Legislature is not to be declared void unless the violation of the Constitution is so manifest as to leave no room for reasonable doubt;

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