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" By the law of the land, is most clearly intended, the general law; a law, which hears before it condemns; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial. "
Speeches and Forensic Arguments - Page 128
by Daniel Webster - 1830 - 520 pages
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court And ..., Volume 92

New Jersey. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1919
...generic language of Mr. Webster in the Dartmouth. College Case, 4 Wheat. 518, 581, is a proceeding "which hears before it condemns; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial." Specifically, it is held to be that a hearing shall be accorded to the alleged delinquent by an impartial...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 7

Law - 1832
...and process of law.1 Have the plaintiffs lost their franchises " by due course and process of law t" On the contrary, are not these acts, " particular...which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only aAer trial. The meaning is, that every citizen shall hold his life, liberty, property, and immunities...
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The Works of Daniel Webster ...: Speeches in Congress, and legal arguments ...

Daniel Webster, Edward Everett - United States - 1851
...by the law of the land, that is (to speak it once for all), by the due course and process of law."f Have the plaintiffs lost their franchises by " due...law which hears before it condemns; which proceeds 1 Black. Com. 44. f Coke, 2 Inst. 46. upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial The meaning...
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 53

Michigan. Supreme Court, Harry Burns Hutchins, Randolph Manning, George C. Gibbs, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper, Van Buren Denslow, Marshall Davis Ewell, Edgar Arthur Cooley, John L. Stoddard, Edward Gott (A.), Russell Cowles Ostrander - Law reports, digests, etc - 1885
...without adjudication. If we take Mr. Webster's definition, which is terse, and as accurate as any, viz.: "By the 'law of the land ' is most clearly intended the general law, which hears before it condemns, which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial....
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The Works, Volume 5

Daniel Webster - 1854
...by the law of the land, that is (to speak it once for all), by the due course and process of law."f Have the plaintiffs lost their franchises by " due...law which hears before it condemns; which proceeds 1 Black. Com. 44. f Coke> 2 Inst, 46upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial. The meaning...
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Webster and his master-pieces, Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin Tefft - Legislators - 1854
...community ia general, and which are rather sentences than laws ?" 1 Black. Com. 44 t Coko, 2 In. 46. By the law of the land is most clearly intended the...only after trial. The meaning is, that every citizen bhall hold his life, liberty, property, and immunities under the protection of the general rules which...
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A Treatise on the Rules which Govern the Interpretation and Application of ...

Theodore Sedgwick - Constitutional history - 1857 - 712 pages
...definition of it than is to be found in the argument of Mr. Webster, in the Dartmouth College case. " By the law of the land is most clearly intended the general law which hears before it condemns ; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial....
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An Introduction to the Constitutional Law of the United States: Especially ...

John Norton Pomeroy - Constitutional law - 1868 - 549 pages
...Mr. Webster thus defined the phrase : " By the law of the land is most clearly intended the general law which hears before it condemns ; which proceeds...is, that every citizen shall hold his life, liberty, and property, under the protection of general rules which govern society. Every thing which may pass...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1868 - 720 pages
...definition, perhaps, is more often quoted than that by Mr. Webster in the Dartmouth College case : 2 "By the law of the land is most clearly intended the general law, which hears before it condemns, which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial....
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An Introduction to the Constitutional Law of the United States: Especially ...

John Norton Pomeroy - Constitutional law - 1868 - 549 pages
...expressed themselves with great clearness, precision, and accuracy. Mr. Webster thus defined the phrase: " By the law of the land is most clearly intended the general law which hears before it condemns ; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial....
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