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Page 13 - The conclusion to be deduced from the authorities is that where power is given to public officers, in the language of the act before us, or in equivalent language — whenever the public interest or individual rights call for its exercise — -the language used, though permissive in form, is in fact peremptory.
Page 50 - Of all civil causes of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction, saving to suitors in all cases the right of a common-law remedy where the common law is competent to give it, and to claimants the rights and remedies under the workmen's compensation law of any State.60 Fourth.
Page 467 - No person shall, for the same offense, be twice put in jeopardy of his life or limb, nor shall any man's property be taken or applied to public use without the consent of his representatives, and without just compensation being previously made to him.
Page 52 - Constitution was adopted, was most certainly intended and referred to when it was declared in that instrument that the judicial power of the United States shall extend 'to all cases of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction...
Page 285 - ... changed. The power to whose judgment, wisdom and patriotism this high prerogative has been intrusted cannot relieve itself of the responsibility by choosing other agencies upon which the power shall be devolved, nor can it substitute the judgment, wisdom and patriotism of any other body for those to which alone the people have seen fit to confide this sovereign trust.
Page 356 - The powers of the agent are, prima facie, coextensive with the business intrusted to his care, and will not be narrowed by limitations not communicated to the person with whom he deals.
Page 209 - See, also, Coleman v. Duke of St. Albans, 3 Ves. Jr. 25; Gresley v. Adderly, 1 Swanst. 573. The American cases sustain the rule that, so long as the mortgagor is allowed to remain in possession, he is entitled to receive and apply to his own use the income and profits of the mortgaged estate; and, although the mortgagee may have the right to take possession upon condition broken, if he does not exercise the right, he cannot claim the rents; if he wishes to receive the rents, he must take means to...
Page 316 - CD of the other part (one part of which said indenture, sealed with the seal of the said CD the said AB now brings here into court, the date whereof is the day and year aforesaid...
Page 272 - To avoid Improper Influences which may result from Intermixing In one and the same act such things as have no proper relation to each other, every law shall embrace but one object, and that shall be expressed In the title.