Some Account Of The Work Of Stephen J. Field; As A Legislator, State Judge, And Justice Of The…

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byChauncey F. Black

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...To Their Powers And Liabilities, And Their Subjection To The Control Of The State. Corporations of all kinds, public and private, foreign and domestic, commercial, benevolent,and religions, have been the frequent subject of consideration by the Supreme Court. Their powers and liabilities, their creation, amendment, and dissolution; how far they are to be regarded as contracts within the prohibition of the Constitution against State impairment, and how far they are subject to the control of the State, have been treated in numerous cases with exhaustive fullness. Every judge on the bench has given opinions in some of the cases. Judge Field has given opinions in several of them; and, among others, in the following: Paul vs. Virginia (8 Wallace, 168); Marsh vs. Fulton County (10 Wallace, 676); Tomlinson vs. Jes-sup (15 Wallace, 454); Mi not vs. The Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad Company (18 Wallace, 206); Board of Commissioners of Tippecanoe County vs. Lucas, Treasurer (93 U.S., 108); Broughton vs. Pensa-cola (Ibid., 266); and United States vs. New Orleans (98 IT. S., 381). In the case of The Pensacola Telegraph Company vs. The Western Union Telegraph Company he wrote a dissenting opinion (96 U. S., 14). In Paul vs. Airginia the court held that corporations were not citizens within the meaning of the clause of the Constitution which declares that " the citizens of each State shall be entitled to all the privileges and immunities of citizens in the several States;" that the terms " citizens " as there used applied only to natural persons, members of the body-politic, owing allegiance to the State, and not to artificial persons created by the legislature and possessing only the attributes which the legislature had prescribed....

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...To Their Powers And Liabilities, And Their Subjection To The Control Of The State. Corporations of all kinds, p...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:212 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.45 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217795110

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