Connecticut Bar Journal, Volume 1

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Connecticut Bar Association, 1927 - Bar associations
Includes Annual reports, and lists of members.

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Page 314 - The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable seizures and searches, shall not be violated; and no warrant shall issue but on probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons and things to be seized.
Page 303 - There is this distinction between a private individual and a constable : in order to justify the former in causing the imprisonment of a person, he must not only make out a reasonable ground of suspicion, but he must prove that a felony has actually been committed ; whereas a constable, having reasonable ground to suspect that a felony has been committed, is authorized to detain the party suspected until inquiry can be made by the proper authorities.
Page 131 - England, the Master of the Rolls, the President of the Probate. Divorce and Admiralty Division of the High Court of Justice...
Page 118 - The British government, which was then our government, and whose rights have passed to the United States, asserted a title to all the lands occupied by Indians within the chartered limits of the British colonies. It asserted also a limited sovereignty over them, and the exclusive right of extinguishing the title which occupancy gave to them. These claims have been maintained and established as far west as the river Mississippi by the sword.
Page 127 - This is the Court of Chancery; which has its decaying houses and its blighted lands in every shire; which has its worn-out lunatic in every madhouse, and its dead in every churchyard; which has its ruined suitor, with his slipshod heels and threadbare dress, borrowing and begging through the round of every man's acquaintance; which gives to monied might the means abundantly of wearying out the right; which so exhausts finances, patience, courage, hope; so overthrows the brain and breaks the heart...
Page 177 - To maintain the honor and dignity of the profession of the law ; to increase its usefulness in promoting the due administration of justice ; and to cultivate social intercourse among its members.
Page 217 - There shall be a judicial council for the continuous study of the organization, rules and methods of procedure and practice of the judicial system of the state, the work accomplished, and the results produced by that system and its various parts.
Page 322 - Our earth is degenerate in these latter days; there are signs that the world is speedily coming to an end; bribery and corruption are common; children no longer obey their parents; every man wants to write a book and the end of the world is evidently approaching.
Page 128 - ... might the means abundantly of wearying out the right ; which so exhausts finances, patience, courage, hope, so overthrows the brain and breaks the heart, that there is not an honourable man among its practitioners who would not give — who does not often give — the warning, " Suffer any wrong that can be done you, rather than come here...
Page 235 - I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Chr — 's sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation.

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