Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association, Volume 4

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E.C. Markley & Son, 1881 - Law
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Page 31 - ... by all civilized nations. It is not in conflict with the constitution of the United States, which, although prohibiting states from passing laws impairing the obligation of contracts, allows congress "to establish . . . uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcy throughout the United States.
Page 151 - ... in that state of life to which it has pleased God to call him.
Page 290 - Every person of good moral character, being a voter, shall be entitled to admission to practice law in all courts of justice.
Page 193 - They had, for more than a century before, been regarded as beings of an inferior order and altogether unfit to associate with the white race, either in social or political relations; and so far inferior that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect; and that the negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for his benefit.
Page 97 - Reports of Standing Committees : On Jurisprudence and Law Reform ; On Judicial Administration and Remedial Procedure; On Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar ; On Commercial Law; On International Law ; On Publications ; On Grievances ; On Law Reporting and Digesting.
Page 99 - Special meetings of any committee shall be held at such times and places as the chairman thereof may appoint. Reasonable notice shall be given by him to each member by mail.
Page 95 - By-laws may be adopted at any annual meeting of the Association by a majority vote of the members present; and the Executive Committee may make By-laws for the Association, subject to amendment by the Association.
Page 95 - No" against any name or names upon the ticket shall be deemed a negative vote against such name or names, and against them only.
Page 93 - Its object shall be to advance the science of jurisprudence, promote the administration of justice and uniformity of legislation and...
Page 98 - Publications, within thirty days after the Annual Meeting, and shall announce them to the Secretary, and the Secretary shall promptly give notice to the persons appointed.

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