A Brief History of the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals

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Published by authorization of the Committee on the Bicentennial of Independence and the Constitution of the Judicial Conference of the United States, 1980 - Judges - 213 pages
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Page 51 - That a discount of ten per cent. on all the duties imposed by this act, shall be allowed on such goods, wares and merchandises, as shall be imported in vessels built in the United States, and which shall be wholly the property of a citizen or citizens thereof...
Page 92 - officer' and 'employee' mean any person rendering services in or under any branch or service of the United States Government or the government of the District of Columbia, but do not Include (1) officers whose compensation may not, under the Constitution, be diminished during their continuance in office...
Page 2 - Congress shall have power to promote the progress of science and useful arts by securing, for limited times, to inventors the exclusive right to their discoveries.
Page 50 - Claims for its guidance in the further progress of the cause. (b) In any case in the Court of Claims, including those begun under section 180 of the Judicial Code, it shall be competent for...
Page 8 - Appraisers to any other court, and no appellate jurisdiction shall thereafter l* exercised or allowed by any other courts in cases decided by said Board of United States General Appraisers: but all appeals allowed by law from such Board of General Appraisers shall be subject to review only in the Court of Customs Appeals hereby established...
Page 50 - ... it shall be competent for the Supreme Court of the United States to require, by certiorari or otherwise, any such case to be certified to it for its review and determination, with the same power and authority in the case as if it had been carried by writ of error or appeal to said Supreme Court.
Page 50 - Cases in the Court of Customs and Patent Appeals may be reviewed by the Supreme Court by writ of certiorari.
Page 51 - That nothing in this Act contained shall be so construed as to abrogate or in any manner impair or affect the provisions...
Page 50 - Appeals of its mandate upon decision, in any case in which there is drawn in question the construction of the Constitution of the United States, or any part thereof, or of any treaty made pursuant thereto, or in any other case when the Attorney General of the United States shall, before the decision of the Court of Customs Appeals is rendered, file with the court a certificate to the effect that the case in of nuch importance as to render expedient its review by the Supreme Court...
Page 34 - January i, 1903, as secretary of public instruction. He did not desire the governor-generalship and made a strong but unsuccessful effort to avoid accepting the position, which he finally took from a sense of duty. He was a good lawyer, with a big heart, and a keen insight into human nature. He thoroughly understood the Filipinos, and he made an excellent governor-general. It was during his term of office that the Philippine Legislature, composed of an upper appointive house, the Philippine Commission,...

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