The Public Conscience: Social Judgments in Statute and Common Law

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H. Holt, 1922 - Law and ethics - 483 pages
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Page 387 - When the owner of property devotes it to a use in which the public has an interest, he in effect grants to the public an interest in such use, and must, to the extent of that interest, submit to be controlled by the public, for the common good, so long as he maintains the use.
Page 358 - for a redress of grievances. Article II. A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. Article III. No soldier shall, in time
Page 361 - calling; to pursue any livelihood or avocation, and for that purpose to enter into all contracts which may be proper, necessary and essential to his carrying out to a successful conclusion the purposes above mentioned. In the privilege of pursuing an ordinary calling or trade and
Page 311 - either directly or indirectly " by any special rate, rebate, drawback or other device, charge, demand, collect or receive from any person or persons a greater or less compensation for any service rendered, in the transportation of passengers or property
Page 217 - for not more than two years," with a proviso that " nothing in this act shall extend to any person marrying a second time whose husband or wife shall have been continually absent from such person for the space of seven years last past, and shall not have been known by such person to be living within that time.
Page 275 - which in effect declares it to be treason for any person or persons within the realm or without to compass, imagine, invent, devise or intend death or destruction, or any bodily harm tending to death or destruction, maim or wounding, imprisonment, or restraint, of the person of the King, or his heirs,
Page 217 - Whoever, being married, shall marry any other person during the life of the former husband or wife shall be guilty of felony, punishable with penal servitude for not more than seven years, or imprisonment with or without hard
Page 444 - that he be left at liberty to refuse business relations with any person whomsoever, whether the refusal rests upon reason, or is the result of whim, caprice, prejudice or malice. With his reasons neither the public nor third persons have any legal concern. It is also his right to have business relations with any one with whom he
Page 327 - That such kind of wicked blasphemous words were not only an offense to God and religion, but a crime against the laws, state and government, and therefore punishable in this court (for to say religion is a cheat, is to dissolve all those obligations whereby the civil societies are
Page 457 - in the United States, and every male person who has been naturalized, twenty-one years of age, and possessing the qualifications set out in this article, shall be entitled to vote at any election by the people in the State, except as herein otherwise provided.

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