Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Published for John Conrad and Company, 1844 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 566 - 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 572 - ... an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law, it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation confers upon it, either expressly or as incidental to its very existence. These are such as are supposed best calculated to effect the object for which it was created.
Page 612 - ... the plaintiff must recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of that of the defendant...
Page 715 - States, shall have power in the trial of actions at law, .on motion and due notice thereof being given, to require the parties to produce books or writings in their possession or power, which contain evidence pertinent to the issue, in cases and under circumstances where they might be compelled to produce the same by the ordinary rules of proceeding in chancery...
Page 244 - On' consideration whereof, It is now here ordered and adjudged by this court, that the judgment of the said C.ircuit Court, in this cause be, and the same is hereby reversed with costs...
Page 517 - ... suit between the parties who are properly before it; but the judgment or decree rendered therein shall not conclude or prejudice other parties not regularly served with process nor voluntarily appearing to answer ; and non-joinder of parties who are not inhabitants of nor found within the district, as aforesaid, shall not constitute matter of abatement or objection to the suit.
Page 205 - All persons whatsoever, residing in any State, District or Territory of the United States, owing debts, which shall not have been created in consequence of a defalcation as a public officer; or as executor, administrator, guardian or trustee, or while acting in any other fiduciary capacity...
Page 238 - 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 552 - 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...
Page 229 - March, 1819 (ch. 75, ch. 200), to protect the commerce of the United States, and to punish the crime of piracy. The information originally contained five counts, each asserting a piratical aggression and restraint on the high seas upon a different vessel...

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