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" I cannot subscribe to the omnipotence of a State legislature, or that it is absolute and without control, although its authority should not be expressly restrained by the constitution, or fundamental law of the State. "
A Journal of the Proceedings of the House of Representatives of the ... - Page 68
by Florida. Legislature. House of Representatives - 1845
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 7

1830 - 574 pages
...be reminded of the manner and terms in which it was first promulgated โ€” Judge Chase, says : โ€” "I cannot subscribe to the omnipotence of a state legislature,...Constitution, or fundamental law of the state. The people of tlfl.United States erected their constitutions or forms of government, to establish justice, to promote...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 14

1836 - 522 pages
...prohibition should be conveyed in express terms. In Cald'er v. Bull, 3 Dallas 388, Chase J. says : ' I cannot subscribe to the omnipotence of a State legislature,...although its authority should not be expressly restrained bj the constitutional or fundamental law of the State.' If any clause in the Constitution impliedly...
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Commentaries on Statute and Constitutional Law and Statutory and ...

E. Fitch Smith - 1848 - 1040 pages
...avowed, that he could not submit to the omnipotence of the state legislature, or that it was absolute or without control, although its authority should not...the constitution or fundamental law of the state. He held that the people of the United States erected their constitution and form of government to establish...
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Connecticut Reports: Containing Cases Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 59

Connecticut. Supreme Court of Errors - 1891 - 662 pages
...incredible supposition is here an actual fact. CHASE, J., in Calder v. Bull, 3 Dall., 386, says : "I cannot subscribe to the omnipotence of a state legislature, or that it is absolute and without authority, although its authority should not be expressly restrained by the constitution or fundamental...
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Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Volume 12

Nathan Howard (Jr.), New York (State). Supreme Court - 1856 - 626 pages
...be declared by the judiciary. In Calder and wife agt. Bull, (3 Dallas, 386,) Judge CHASE said, " I cannot subscribe to the omnipotence of a state legislature,...without control, although its authority should not be restrained by the constitution or fundamental law of the state. The nature and end of legislative power...
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A Treatise on the Rules which Govern the Interpretation and Application of ...

Theodore Sedgwick - 1857 - 770 pages
...subscribe to the omnipotence of a State legislature," says Chase, J., in the Supreme Court of the US,ยง " or that it is absolute and without control, although...restrained by the constitution or fundamental law of the States. .* * There are certain vital principles in our free republican governments, which will determine...
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The Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States, Volume 1

John Codman Hurd - 1858 - 778 pages
...some limits to the legislative power." Calder v. Bull, 3 Dallas, 387 ; Mr. Justice Chase, " I caunot subscribe to the omnipotence of a State legislature or that it is absolute and irithout control ; although its authority should not be exprealy restrained by the Constitution or...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 51

Oliver Lorenzo Barbour - 1868 - 732 pages
...state or United States." In the language of Chase, justice, in Colder v. Bruce, (3 Dallas, 386,) " I cannot subscribe to the omnipotence of a state legislature,...authority should not be expressly restrained by the fundamental law. * * * The purposes for which men enter into society will determine the nature and...
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States, Volume 5

United States. Supreme Court - 1870 - 880 pages
...expressions in Goshen v. Stonington are almost identical with those of Mr. Justice Chase, where he says : " I cannot subscribe to the omnipotence of a State legislature,...expressly restrained by the constitution or fundamental iaw of the State." But both in this court and many of the State courts the same rule is applied. f...
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Florida, Volume 13

Florida. Supreme Court - 1871 - 808 pages
...great importance, and not necessary now Bradford vs. Shine โ€” Opinion of Court. to be determined. I cannot subscribe to the omnipotence of a State Legislature,...the constitution or fundamental law of the State." Paterson, Justice, and Iredell, Justice, in the same case show that "the constitution of Connecticut...
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