Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinois, Volume 264

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Page 344 - The General Assembly shall not pass local or special laws in any of the following enumerated cases, that is to say : Regulating the jurisdiction and duties of justices of the peace and of constables; For the punishment of crimes and misdemeanors...
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