The State: Elements of Historical and Practical Politics. A Sketch of Institutional History and Administration

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D.C. Heath & Company, 1892 - Constitutional history - 686 pages
 

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Page 384 - Cabinet includes the following ten members of the administration : the First Lord of the Treasury, the Lord Chancellor, the Lord President of the Council, the Lord Privy Seal, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the five Secretaries of State.
Page 402 - Law (the Court of King's Bench, the Court of Common Pleas, and the Court of Exchequer...
Page 484 - the power to tax involves the power to destroy.' Recollecting the fundamental principle that the Constitution, laws and treaties of the United States are the supreme law of the land...
Page 659 - To him that hath shall be given ; and from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
Page 389 - Government as hereinafter provided the supervision of the laws relating to the public health, the relief of the poor, and local government.
Page 557 - At present the supreme court consists of a chief justice and eight associate justices. It holds annual sessions in the city of Washington, beginning on the second Monday of October.
Page 499 - ... that he has resided in the United States at least five years, and in the State or Territory...
Page 403 - Division; and these three divisions constitute the ordinary courts of law, inheriting the jurisdictions suggested by their names. From them an appeal lies to the Court of Appeal ; from the Court of Appeal to the House of Lords. The County Courts stand related to the system as the Assizes do.
Page 668 - This, then, is the sum of the whole matter: the end of government is the facilitation of the objects of society. The rule of governmental action is necessary cooperation ; the method of political development is conservative adaptation, shaping old habits into new ones, modifying old means to accomplish new ends.
Page 12 - The laws which have been hitherto mentioned, ie the laws of nature, do bind men absolutely, even as they are men, although they have never any settled fellowship, never any solemn agreement amongst themselves what to do, or not to do: but forasmuch as we are not by ourselves sufficient to furnish ourselves with competent store of things, needful for such a life -as our nature doth desire, a life fit for the dignity of man; therefore to supply those defects and imperfections which are in us, as living...

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