Handbook of American Constitutional Law

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West Publishing Company, 1895 - Constitutional law - 627 pages
 

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Contents

Sovereignty and Rights of the States 2123
21
Sovereignty of the People 2 5
25
Form of Government in the United States 2027
26
The Union Indestructible 2730
27
The Constitution of the United States 3033
30
CHAPTER III
34
Establishment of the Federal Constitution 3940
39
Amendment of the Federal Constitution 4044
40
Establishment of State Constitutions 4445
44
Amendment of State Constitutions 4549
45
CHAPTER IV
50
Adjudging Unconstitutionality 5154
51
Section Page 23 The Court 5556
55
Full Bench
56
Nature of the Litigation
57
Necessity of Decision
58
Executive Construction
59
Reference to Journals of Legislature
60
Policy of Legislation
61
Partial Unconstitutionality 6263
62
Preamble
64
AM CONST LAW
65
Popular Sense of Words
66
Effect to be Given to the Whole 07
67
Words from Other Constitutions
68
Mandatory and Directory
70
Stare Decisis
71
CHAPTER V
72
The Separation not Absolute 7677
76
Limitations on the Three Departments of Government 7782
77
Political Questions 8384
83
Advisory Opinions by the Courts 8183
84
CHAPTER VI
86
Qualifications of President
89
Compensation of President 9091
90
Section Page 58 Oath of Office of President
91
Independence of the Executive 9293
92
GO Veto Power of President 9395
93
Military Powers of President 9598
95
The Cabinet 9899
98
Pardoning Power 100101
100
The TreatyMaking Power 101104
101
Appointments to Otfice 104107
104
Presidential Messages 107108
107
Convening and Adjourning Congress 108109
108
Diplomatic Relations 109110
109
Execution of the Laws
111
CHAPTER VII
114
Judicial Power of the United States 118128
118
United States as a Party 129130
129
States as Parties 130133
130
Jurisdiction of Supreme Court 133137
133
Powers and Procedure of Federal Courts 137144
137
Removal of Causes 141148
144
CHAPTER VIII
149
Organization and Government of Congress 151154
151
Powers of Congress Delegated 154155
154
8182 Exclusive and Concurrent Powers 155158
155
Enumerated Powers of Congress 158212
158
Specified but Unclassified Powers 212213
212
Implied Powers 213216
213
Limitations on Powers of Congress 217221
217
CHAPTER IX
222
Privileges of Citizens 227223
227
CHAPTER X
239
CHAPTER XI
245
Constitutional Courts 252254
252
CHAPTER XIII
260
CHAPTER XIV
290
Purposes of Taxation 336342
336
Equality and Uniformity in Taxation 313346
343
Taxation and Representation 317
347
Taxation under the Police Power 318
348
CHAPTER XVI
349
The Purpose must be Public 355358
355
What Property may be Taken 358302
358
Appropriation to New Uses 362363
362
Compensation 366372
366
CHAPTER XVII
373
Power to Create Municipal Corporations 376378
376
Legislative Control of Municipal Corporations 378379
378
Debts and Revenue
380
Powers of Municipal Corporations 381382
381
ByLaws of Municipal Corporations 382381
382
CHAPTER XVIII
385
Of Liberty 387389
387
Liberty of Conscience 389397
389
Personal Liberty 397400
397
Abolition of Slavery 401403
401
Right to Bear Arms 403404
403
Pursuit of Happiness 40+405
404
Equal Protection of the Laws 403411
408
Right to Choose Occupation 411413
411
Marriage and Divorce
414
Education 415
415
Due Process of Law 417422
417
Due Process of Law in Revenue and Tax Proceedings 422
423
Due Process of Law in Judicial Action 424
424
Protection of Vested Rights 429435
429
Searches and Seizures 435142
435
Quartering of Soldiers
442
Right to Obtain Justice Freely
443
Trial by Jury 444455
444
CHAPTER XIX
456
Double Citizenship in the United States 461403
461
Privileges of Citizens of United States 403105
463
162163 The Right of Suffrage 405772
465
Freedom of Speech and of the Press 472180
472
The Right of Assembly and Petition 480_484
480
Disfranchisement 481187
484
CHAPTER XX
488
Presentment or Indictment 491493
491
Section Page 172 Privilege against Selfcriminating Evidence 497498
497
Confronting with Witnesses 499500
499
Compelling Attendance of Witnesses 500501
500
Right to be Present at Trial
501
Assistance of Counsel
502
Speedy and Public Trial 503504
503
179180 Twice in Jeopardy 1 501508
504
Bail 508509
508
Cruel and Unusual Punishments 510511
510
Bills of Attainder 512513
512
Ex Post Facto Laws 513516
513
Suspension of Habeas Corpus 1 516518
516
Definition of Treason 518519
518
Corruption of Blood and Forfeiture 520521
520
CHAPTER XXI
522
The Law Impairing the Contract 523524
523
The Obligation 524523
524
The Impairment of the Contract
525
Limitations on Power of Legislature to Contract 532533
532
Charters as Contracts 533537
533
Exemption from Taxation 537538
537
Laws Affecting Remedies on Contracts 538542
538
CHAPTER XXII
543
Statutes Curing Administrative Action 547519
547
Curing Defective Judicial Proceedings 1 519550
549
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