Annual Report of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Volume 8

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Page 34 - So if a law be in opposition to the constitution; if both the law and the constitution apply to a particular case, so that the court must either decide that case conformably to the law, disregarding the constitution, or conformably to the constitution, disregarding the law, the court must determine which of these conflicting rules governs the case. This is of the very essence of judicial duty.
Page 358 - I REQUIRE and charge you both, as ye will answer at the dreadful day of judgment when the secrets of all hearts shall be disclosed, that if either of you know any impediment, why ye may not be lawfully joined together in Matrimony, ye do now confess it. For be ye well assured, that so many as are coupled together otherwise than God's Word doth allow are not joined together by God; neither is their Matrimony lawful.
Page 212 - ACT RELATING TO NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS (BEING AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A LAW UNIFORM WITH THE LAWS OF OTHER STATES ON THAT SUBJECT) TITLE I NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS IN GENERAL ARTICLE I FORM AND INTERPRETATION SECTION 1.
Page 84 - ... five years, one for four years, one for three years, one for two years, and one for one year, and thereafter as the terms of office expire in each year one member for a term of five years.
Page 366 - Martial law is simply military authority exercised in accordance with the laws and usages of war. Military oppression is not martial law ; it is the abuse of the power which that law confers. As martial law is executed by military force, it is incumbent upon those who administer it to be strictly guided by the principles of justice, honor, and humanity — virtues adorning a soldier even more than other men, for the very reason that he possesses the power of his arms against the unarmed.
Page 367 - Cuba, nor upon any party or faction among them, but to protect them in their homes, in their employments, and in their personal and religious rights. All persons who, either by active aid or by honest submission, cooperate with the...
Page 338 - Before that period we find that in courts of law all the evidence in mercantile cases was thrown together : they were left generally to a jury, and they produced no established principle. From that time we all know the great study has been to find some certain general principles, which shall be known to all mankind, not only to rule the particular case then under consideration, but to serve as a guide for the future.
Page 208 - ... the seal affixed to said instrument is the corporate seal of said corporation (or association) and that...
Page 13 - Creating offices, or prescribing the powers and duties of officers in counties, cities, boroughs, townships, election or school districts...
Page 104 - The said board of health shall have power, as a body or by committee, as well as the health officer, together with his subordinates, assistants and workmen, under and by order of the said board, to enter at any time upo.n any premises in the city, upon which there is suspected to be any infectious or contagious disease, or nuisance detrimental to the public health...

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