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Page 88 - It is at all times difficult to draw with precision the line between those rights which must be surrendered and those which may be reserved ; and on the present occasion, this difficulty was increased by a difference among the several States as to their situation, extent, habits, and particular interests.
Page 15 - The circuit courts shall have original jurisdiction in all matters, civil and criminal, within this State, not excepted in this constitution, and not hereafter prohibited by law, and appellate jurisdiction from all inferior courts and tribunals, and a supervisory control over the same.
Page 54 - Build thee more stately mansions, O my soul, As the swift seasons roll ! Leave thy low-vaulted past! Let each new temple, nobler than the last, Shut thee from heaven with a dome more vast, Till thou at length art free, Leaving thine outgrown shell by life's unresting sea!
Page 15 - SEC. 8. The circuit courts shall have original jurisdiction in all matters, civil and criminal, not excepted in this Constitution, and not prohibited by law ; and appellate jurisdiction from all inferior courts and tribunals, and a supervisory control of the same. They shall also have power to issue writs of habeas corpus, mandamus, injunction, quo warranto, certiorari and other writs necessary to carry into effect their orders, judgments and decrees...
Page 15 - They shall be ineligible to any other than a judicial office during the term for which they are elected, and for one year thereafter. All votes for any person elected such judge for any office other than judicial, given either by the legislature or the people, shall be void.
Page 15 - SEC. 7. The Legislature may alter the limits of circuits, or increase the number of the same. No alteration or increase shall have the effect to remove a Judge from office. In every additional circuit established, the Judge shall be elected by the electors of such circuit, and his term of office shall continue, as provided in this Constitution for Judges of the Circuit Court.
Page 67 - ... manage of his office so incorrupt, in the passages of state so wise, in affection to his country so religious, in all his services to the king so fortunate and exploring, as envy itself cannot accuse, or malice vitiate...
Page 14 - The administration of justice in equity in Michigan under Chancellor Farnsworth was enlightened and correct and does distinguished honor to the State." James Kingsley had taken a Latin course either at Brown University or with one of its professors and had later served as a private tutor. William Upjohn had studied medicine in New York and later became surgeon-in-chief of the First Brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division of the Army of the Potomac. Another...
Page 11 - ... County in the General Assembly of the Northwest Territory in 1799. He secured the act incorporating the town of Detroit, was the first mayor of the city under its first charter, was Auditor of the Territory, was District Attorney and was the second delegate from the territory in Congress. He was termed "One of the wisest and best men that ever lived in Michigan.
Page 17 - ... possessed and exercised by courts of record at the common law. except as now or hereafter modified by the laws of this State, or by rule of the supreme court, for the full exercise of the jurisdiction hereby conferred, and shall have the power to make all orders in any cause pending therein, which may be necessary or proper for carrying into effect the jurisdiction vested in such courts by law, and to give full effect to any judgment of such courts and may enforce any lawful order so made by...