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Page 432 - that the laws of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at common law in the courts of the United States, in cases where they apply.
Page 432 - No person shall be disqualified as a witness in any civil or criminal case or proceeding by reason of his interest in the event of the same as a party or otherwise...
Page 442 - Ohio is not a contract within the meaning of that clause of the constitution of the United States which provides " that no State shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts.
Page 445 - State and the bank, within the meaning of that clause of the Constitution of the United States which provides that "no State shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts...
Page 362 - That any and all lands heretofore reserved to the United States by any act of Congress, or in any other manner by competent authority, for the purpose of aiding in any object of internal improvement, or for any other purpose whatsoever...
Page 438 - ... 1 of the Constitution of the United States, which provides that no State shall pass any law impairing the obligation of a contract, and also violated that clause of the fourteenth amendment of that instrument, which provides that no State shall deprive any person of property without due process of law.
Page 361 - ... every alternate section of land, designated by odd numbers, for six sections in width on each side of each of said roads.
Page 581 - All libels in instance causes, civil or maritime, shall state the nature of the cause ; as, for example, that it is a cause, civil and maritime, of contract, or of tort or damage, or of salvage, or of possession, or otherwise, as the case may be; and, if the libel be in rem, that the property is within the district; and, if in personam, the names and occupations and places of residence of the parties.