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International Law-Immunity Of United Nations Representative From Jurisdiction Of Municipal Courts, William C. Gordon May 1949

International Law-Immunity Of United Nations Representative From Jurisdiction Of Municipal Courts, William C. Gordon

Michigan Law Review

An action for separate maintenance was initiated in a New York court against China's permanent representative to the United Nations, who appeared specially and moved to set aside the service of summons on the ground of diplomatic immunity. Exemption from suit was claimed under the Headquarters Agreement between the United States and the United Nations, which granted certain resident representatives of member states diplomatic privileges and immunities. Held, defendant was entitled to diplomatic immunity and service of summons should be set aside. Tsiang v. Tsiang, 86 N.Y.S. (2d) 556 (1949).


New Probation Law Of Michigan, Charles B. Collingwood Nov 1914

New Probation Law Of Michigan, Charles B. Collingwood

Michigan Law Review

Nothing connected with the work of a circuit judge demands more thoughtful consideration or occasions him more anxiety than the punishment to be meted out to the men and women who have violated the laws of the state. In almost every other matter there is an opportunity for review by an appellate court. Where litigants differ widely from the decision of the circuit court it is altogether likely that there will be an appeal and the matter will be finally adjudicated by another court. But from the sentence given to one who has plead guilty, or has been found guilty …


Constitutional And Legislative Limitations Of The Home Rule Charter In Minnesota, Charles P. Hall Nov 1906

Constitutional And Legislative Limitations Of The Home Rule Charter In Minnesota, Charles P. Hall

Michigan Law Review

I regret exceedingly that I am not able, in the scope of these observations, to include all the states of the American Union, where the home-rule charters have been permitted as a method of city government; but unfortunately my vision has not passed beyond the horizon of my own state, and the workings of the home­rule system in other states must be left as a subject for future study and comparison. With pardonable pride, however, it may be said that the State of Minnesota, while she has erred with her sister commonwealths in experimental over-legislation, has nevertheless recently placed upon …