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" To this objection, which is of recent date, it is sufficient to observe, that practice and acquiescence under it for a period of several years, commencing with the organization of the judicial system, affords an irresistable answer, and has indeed fixed... "
Journal of the Senate - Page 554
by Massachusetts. General Court. Senate - 1878
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The Federal Reporter, Volume 203

1913 - 1050 pages
...had no right to sit as Circuit Judges ; but the court said: 'To this objection, which is of recent date, It Is sufficient to observe that practice, and...several years, commencing with the organization of a judicial system, affords an. irresistible answer, aud has, indeed, fixed the construction. It is...
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Federal Practice: Consisting of the Statutes of the United States Relating ...

William Edward Miller - 1881 - 728 pages
...to another. The justices of the Supreme Court have a right to set as circuit judges, and having by practice and acquiescence under it for a period of...commencing with the organization of the judicial system of our government, sat as circuit judges. This practical exposition of the constitution is too strong...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit and District ..., Volume 1

United States. Circuit Court (6th Circuit), William Searcy Flippin - 1881 - 754 pages
...contracts. In an early case in the United States Court, Stewart v. Laird, 1 \Vheaton, 351, it is said: " It is sufficient to observe that practice and acquiescence under it for a period of several years, connnencing with the organization of the judicial system, affords an irresistible answer, and has,...
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Sketches of the Lives, Times and Judicial Services of the Chief Justices of ...

George Van Santvoord - 1882 - 760 pages
...April 29th, 1802. t 3 New York Review, 347. the opinion of the Court, that practice and acquiescence, for a period of several years, commencing with the organization of the judicial system, had fixed the construe-, tion, and that this cotemporary and practical exposition was too strong to...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court of Appeals ..., Volumes 11-12

1883 - 804 pages
...States, in Stuart vs. Laird, 1 Cranch, 309, in speaking of the effect of я practice under a law, say, that practice and acquiescence under it for a period of several years, fixes the construction. It is a contemporary interpretation of the most forcible nature. Such a practical...
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Weekly Notes of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court ..., Volume 14

1884 - 628 pages
...p. 6 1.) In Stuart v. Laird (i Cranch, 299) the Court said : "To this objection which is of recent date, it is sufficient to observe that practice and...commencing with the organization of the judicial system, afford an irresistible answer, and have indeed fixed the construction. It is a contemporary interpretation...
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Pittsburgh Legal Journal, Volume 31

1884 - 542 pages
...page 61. In Stuart v. Laird, 1 Cranch, 299, the court said: "To this objection, which is of recent date, it is sufficient to observe that practice and...commencing with the organization of the judicial system, afford an irresistible answer, and bave, indeed, fixed the construction. It is a contemporary interpretation...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 18

Nevada. Supreme Court - 1885 - 532 pages
...court to sit as circuit judges was called in question, said: "To this objection, which is of recent date, it is sufficient to observe that practice and...contemporary interpretation of the most forcible nature. Opinion of the Court — Hawley, CJ This practical exposition is too strong and obstinate to be shaken...
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 23

John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland - 1893 - 1174 pages
...Parliament." In Stuart v. Laird, i Cranch (US) 309, it is said : " To this objection, which is of recent date, it is sufficient to observe, that practice and...indeed fixed the construction. It is a contemporary interpretaton of a most forcible nature. This practical exposition is too strong and obstinate to be...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 84

1905 - 1312 pages
...United States held that the long practice of permitting Supreme Court judges to sit as circuit judges, commencing with the organization of the judicial system,...contemporary interpretation of the most forcible nature. And they there held the Constitution must be construed with reference to such long and continued and...
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