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

The Element Of Locality In The Law Of Criminal Jurisdiction, Henry Wade 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. In 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 ...


Law School Of The University Of Michigan, Henry Wade Rogers Jan 1889

Law School Of The University Of Michigan, Henry Wade Rogers

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The University of Michigan is one of the two largest universities in the States, and this position it has attained within a comparatively few years. In June, 1887, it celebrated its semi-centennial ; and the University Calendar this year issued shows a Faculty roll of one hundred and eight professors, instructors, and assistants, as well as the names of eighteen hundred and eighty-two students. Harvard University, founded in 1636, and the oldest institution of learning in the country, celebrating its two hundred and fiftieth anniversary in November, 1886, leads it in numbers by only seventeen students. In 1871 the Hon. James ...


The Centenary Of Modern Government, Simeon E. Baldwin Jan 1889

The Centenary Of Modern Government, Simeon E. Baldwin

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The closing quarter of this century has been, and is still to be, crowded with great anniversaries. A long series of American centennials is soon to close with that of the voyage which first really added the new world to the old, and our greatest cities are contending in generous rivalry for the honor of its fitting celebration. England, last year, commemorated the peaceful revolution which set William of Orange on her throne, and France is now on fire with the recollections of the fiercer strigglc that, a century later, re-created her institutions.


Report Of The Committee On Jurisprudence And Law Reform On Methods Of Improving The Form Of American Legislation, Simeon E. Baldwin Jan 1889

Report Of The Committee On Jurisprudence And Law Reform On Methods Of Improving The Form Of American Legislation, Simeon E. Baldwin

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To the Ameriean Bar Association: Your Committee on Jurisprudence and Law Reform would submit the following report in regard to improving the methods of American legislation.