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[All Of The State Officers Elect Will Assume Their Functions Following The Proclamation Of The President That The Washington Constitution Complies With The Enabling Act] (Oct. 12, 1889) Oct 1889

[All Of The State Officers Elect Will Assume Their Functions Following The Proclamation Of The President That The Washington Constitution Complies With The Enabling Act] (Oct. 12, 1889)

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The Element Of Locality In The Law Of Criminal Jurisdiction, Henry W. Rogers Jan 1889

The Element Of Locality In The Law Of Criminal Jurisdiction, Henry W. Rogers

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THE Federal Courts have no common law criminal jurisdiction. The question was raised in the United States Circuit Court for the District of Pennsylvania, in 1798, in United States v. Worrall, 2 Dallas, 384, and the Court was equally divided in opinion. Iii 1818, Mr. Justice STORY, in United States v. Coolidge, 1 Gallison, 488, decided that there were common law offences against the United States. But this, as we shall see, was overruled by the Supreme Court. As early as 1807, Chief Justice MARSHALL, in Ex parte .Bollman, 4 Cranch, 75, had said, "This Court disclaims all jurisdiction not ...