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Note And Comment, Michigan Law Review Nov 1904

Note And Comment, Michigan Law Review

Michigan Law Review

Lawyers and Jurists at the Exposition; Convention of the Commercial Law League of America; The Philippine Island Cases in the Supreme Court of the United States; The Writ of Habeas Corpus in Chinese Exclusion Cases; What is a "Crime" Within the Meaning of the Constitution?; Due Process of Law; Winding up Proceedings; Literary Criticism and the Law of Libel; The New Japanese Civil Code;


Note And Comment, Michigan Law Review Apr 1904

Note And Comment, Michigan Law Review

Michigan Law Review

A National Incorporation Law; The Northern Securities Case; Controversies Between States; Liability of Members of Congress for Bribery; Exempting of Lawyers from Service of Civil Process While Attending Court; Law Governing the Validity of a Note Executed and Delivered in One State, But Payable in Another


Note And Comment, Michigan Law Review Mar 1904

Note And Comment, Michigan Law Review

Michigan Law Review

Is Commerce Between a State and a Territory Interstate Comerce?; Right of Court to Instruct upon the Failure of Defendant to Testify in a Criminal Action; The Last of the Kentucky Bank Cases, and the Relations Between the State and Federal Courts; The Last of the Kentucky Bank Cases--Federal Tax Judgementss in STate Courts; Power of the Court to Order a Physical Examination in Personal Injury Cases; The Porto Rican is not an Allien; Mimicry as Infringement of Musical Composition;


Some Legal Aspects Of Special Assessments, Frank L. Sage Jan 1904

Some Legal Aspects Of Special Assessments, Frank L. Sage

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Taxes have been defined as "the enforced proportional contributions from persons and property levied by the state by virtue of its sovereignty for the support of the government and all public needs." The essential elements that we will notice particularly are two; first, that the contributions are proportional, that is, levied upon all in the same class according to some impartial standard, and second, that taxes can be levied for public purposes only.


The Northern Securities Decision, Horace Lafayette Wilgus Jan 1904

The Northern Securities Decision, Horace Lafayette Wilgus

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March 14 the Supreme Court of the United States decided one of the most important cases that has been before it for a number of years. The litigation referred to is the Northern Securities case. The question involved was whether the control of the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railway companies through the ownership of the majority of the stock of each of those companies by the Securities company violated the national anti-trust act. The majority of the Supreme Court held it did, but four of the judges dissented.