The Federal Power Over Carriers and Corporations

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byEzra Parmalee Prentice

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907. Excerpt: ... was abandoned and the general subject was left to the States.1 The line between State and Federal authority. The nature and extent of Federal powers over commerce among the States, has been defined in many cases. As has been shown in previous chapters, the jurisdiction has been enlarged, partly by application of old rules to new conditions, partly by mistaken conceptions of early decisions, and partly by necessity, as in the adoption by the decision of Crandall v. Nevada2 of new relations among the States which the Civil War established. Notwithstanding this development, there has, since the 1 "I should be very glad if there were some way by which the evils aimed at... could be effectually remedied.... But... I am compelled to recognize the fact that there are many things... which the Government of the United States, as a government of limited and special powers, is not competent to accomplish. I do not think it wise statesmanship that we should burn the house in order to get rid of the rats, nor that we should overthrow our constitutional form of government in order to get rid of some of the evils of society. We are not altogether without remedy. The States have the power to deal... with all phases of" the subject. Speech of Senator Gray, March 26, 1890, Cong. Rec., Vol. 21, p. 2657. The House Committee on Judiciary reported on the bill April 25, 1890. Among other things it said:--"It will be observed that the provisions of the bill are carefully confined to such subjects of legislation as are clearly within the legislative authority of Congress. "No attempt is made to invade the legislative authority of the several States, or even to occupy doubtful grounds. No system of law can be devised by Congress alone which would effectually protect the people of ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907. Excerpt: ... was abandoned and the general subject was left to the States.1 The line between State and Federal authority. The nature and ex...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217584349

ISBN - 13:9780217584340

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