The Constitutional History of New York: From the Beginning of the Colonial Period to the Year 1905, Showing the Origin, Development, and Judicial Construction of the Constitution, Volume 4

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Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, 1906 - Constitutional history
 

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Contents

Historical sketch Charter of Liberties 1683 grand inquest Fifth
70
Competent court concurrent jurisdiction of Federal courts cor
76
Silence no presumption 81 Waiver
82
Due Process Classified 30
90
Animals barber law bottling acts Brooklyn 91 Contempt
100
In general 112 Bicycle path canals 114 Cause of action ceme
118
General consideration of subject 125135 Second taking 127131
127
COMPENSATION PRIVATE PROPERTY HOW ASCERTAINED
135
FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND PRESS EVIDENCE IN LIBEL CASES
141
LEASES OF AGRICULTURAL LANDS LIMITED 150152
150
Jay amendment 152 Dutch policy 154 English policy 155
155
Governor Tryon on common law in province 175 Common
178
EXCLUSION FROM RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE
191
BIPARTISAN ELECTION BOARDS
197
Colonial legislative system
198
General view of subject 198 Scope of power 200 Retrospective
206
Sovereign power to maintain social order arson 215 Electrocu
218
Ferries 234Fulton steamboat grant rival franchise 235 Street
236
Admiralty city courts 239 Court of appeals 240 Extraordinary
242
Aid to private corporations 249 Bonds civil service claims 250
250
Nuisance 256
256
Police Power 276289
276
Historical sketch 289 Scope of provision citizens of another
293
General rule 297 Common council corporations 298 Elections
299
General rule 303 Should the governor have power veto separ
305
In general actions 324 Adverse possession appeal contracts
328
SENATE AND ASSEMBLY HOW CONSTITUTED
334
Historical sketch 341 Apportionment of 1894
342
Rules of apportionment 351 Assembly districts 352 Boards
355
MEMBERS NOT TO RECEIVE CERTAIN CIVIL APPOINTMENTS 356360
356
Historical sketch 361 Convention of 1821 362 General election
363
Historical sketch 461463 Colonial origin when he became acting
462
General note conditions 473 Judgment how affected parole
474
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TO BE PRESIDENT OF SENATE GUBER
481
Casting vote 482 Temporary president 483 When speaker acts
491
Presenting bills to governor 497 Governors consideration
507
COMMISSIONERS OF LAND OFFICE AND CANAL FUND CANAL
513
In general 513 Confidential position 518 Local subdivisions
521
Amendment submitted in 1905 524 General note 525 Adminis
531
Amendment submitted in 1905 536 Appellate division succeeds for
539
COURT OF APPEALS 545
545
Construction of section 551554
551
Origin of section 554 Convention of 1821 556561 Scope of pro
565
Section in two parts 577 Smith Case 579 Prindle Case 583
583
Court of appeals supreme court 591 Appellate division 592
592
Origin of section 599 Convention of 1821 600 Convention
612
Justices of the peace in towns 619 Justices of the peace in cities
622
Origin and application of section 623629 New York
629
General note 637 Canal bonding act of 1859 639 Civil War boun
657
FOREST PRESERVE
664
CORPORATIONS AND CHARITIES 670705
670
Notes of cases
677
COUNTIES CITIES AND TOWNS NOT TO GIVE OR LOAN MONEY
683
What are charitable institutions ?
700
Separate schools 706 Right to education 707 Normal schools
709
General note unification 709 Commission of 1899 714 Legisla
716
Historical note county clerk origin of office 721 District attor
723
LOCAL OFFICERS HOW CHOSEN 733757
733
Application of section assessors of New York assistant aldermen
758
CITIES AND VILLAGES 770788
770
WITNESSES
792

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Page 52 - The free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall forever be allowed in this state to all mankind ; and no person shall be rendered incompetent to be a witness on account of his opinions on matters of religious belief; but the liberty of conscience hereby secured shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this state.
Page 503 - Appointments and promotions in the civil service of the State, and of all the civil divisions thereof, including cities and villages, shall be made according to merit and fitness to be ascertained, so far as practicable, by examinations, which, so far as practicable, shall be competitive...
Page 665 - The term corporations, as used in this article, shall be construed to include all associations and joint-stock companies having any of the powers or privileges of corporations not possessed by individuals or partnerships. And all corporations shall have the right to sue, and shall be subject to be sued, in all courts in like cases as natural persons.
Page 133 - Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press.
Page 458 - The governor shall have power to grant reprieves, commutations, and pardons, after conviction, for all offenses, except treason and cases of impeachment', upon such conditions and with such restrictions and limitations as he may think proper, subject to such regulations as may be provided by law relative to the manner of applying for pardons.
Page 709 - Neither the State nor any subdivision thereof, shall use its property or credit or any public money, or authorize or permit either to be used, directly or indirectly, in aid or maintenance, other than for examination or inspection, of any school or institution of learning wholly or in part under the control or direction of any religious denomination, or in which any denominational tenet or doctrine is taught.
Page 660 - Corporations may be formed under general laws ; but shall not be created by special act,, except for municipal purposes, and in cases where in the judgment of the Legislature, the objects of the corporation cannot be attained under general laws. All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section, may be altered from time to time, or repealed.
Page 710 - ... of the respective counties, once in every three years and as often as vacancies shall happen. Sheriffs shall hold no other office and be ineligible for the next term after the termination of their offices. They may be required by law to renew their security, from time to time; and in default of giving such new security, their offices shall be deemed vacant. But the county shall never be made responsible for the acts of the sheriff.
Page 81 - The liberty mentioned in that amendment means not only the right of the citizen to be free from the mere physical restraint of his person, as by incarceration, but the term is deemed to embrace the right of the citizen to be free in the enjoyment of all his faculties; to be free to use them in all lawful ways ; to live and work where he will ; to earn his livelihood by any lawful calling ; to pursue any livelihood or avocation, and for that purpose to enter into all contracts which may be proper,...
Page 625 - In addition to the above limited power to contract debts, the State may contract debts to repel invasion, suppress insurrection, or defend the State in war; but the money arising from the contracting of such debts shall be applied to the purpose for which it was raised, or to repay such debts, and to no other purpose whatever.

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