The Constitutional Law of the United States, Volumen1

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What constitutes treason 835
439
CHAPTER XXXI
443
THE TREATY POWER PAGE
450
CHAPTER XXXIII
467
CHAPTER XXXIV
480
CHAPTER XXXV
493
Judicial dicta that reserved rights of the States may
497
CHAPTER XXXVI
519
CHAPTER XLVII
524
CHAPTER XXXVIII
533
cident of national citizenship
537
Prohibitions upon the States 877
539
The right to vote for representatives not a necessary in 239 Though determined by state law the right to vote for representatives is a federal right
540
240 Federal control of congressional elections
543
Enforcement clause of the Fifteenth Amendment
550
Disfranchising clauses of the Southern States
551
The power of the United States to compel the election by the States of representatives to Congress senators and presidential electors
555
Eleetion of senators
557
Popular election of senators
559
Vacancies in the House of Representatives
560
CHAPTER XXXIX
561
Conclusiveness of the records of congressional proceedings
562
Constitutional force of rules of the House and Senate
564
Revenue measures
566
Appropriation acts
567
Resolutions
568
Riders
569
Signing of bills during recess of Congress
571
CHAPTER XL
573
CHAPTER XLI
575
Taxation and eminent domain
576
The extent of the taxing power
577
The use of the taxing power not for revenue but for regulation
578
Federal powers of taxation
582
Due process of law and taxation
583
Taxation must be for a public purpose
585
Power of Congress to appropriate money
588
Equal protection of the law 881
594
McCullough v Virginia 917
600
Farmers Loan Trust Co 157 U S 429 15 Sup
613
A sovereign State may not be sued without its consent 1061
615
CHAPTER XLII
627
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Página lxxxiv - The person having the greatest number of votes as Vice President, shall be the Vice President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of electors appointed ; and if no person have a majority, then from the two highest numbers on the list, the Senate shall choose the Vice President ; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two thirds of the whole number of senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office...
Página 180 - They may, however, be all comprehended under the following general heads; protection by the government; the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the right to acquire and possess property of every kind, and to pursue and obtain happiness and safety; subject nevertheless to such restraints as the government may justly prescribe for the general good of the whole.
Página lxxi - Each House shall keep a Journal of its Proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, excepting such Parts as may in their Judgment require Secrecy ; and the Yeas and Nays of the Members of either House on any question shall, at the Desire of one fifth of those Present, be entered on the Journal.
Página 235 - No State shall, without the Consent of Congress, . . . enter into any Agreement or Compact with another State, or with a foreign Power, . . .
Página 311 - ... that the United States does and will hold the land thus allotted, for the period of twenty-five years, in trust for the sole use and benefit of the Indian to whom such allotment shall have been made, or, in case of his decease, of his heirs according to the laws of the State or Territory where such land is located...
Página 303 - They may more correctly perhaps be denominated domestic dependent nations. They occupy a territory to which we assert a title independent of their will, which must take effect in point of possession when their right of possession ceases. Meanwhile they are in a state of pupilage. Their relation to the United States resembles that of a ward to his guardian.
Página lxxiv - No title of nobility shall be granted by the United States : and no person holding any office of profit or trust under them, shall, without the consent of the Congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign State.
Página 255 - States, or is committed for trial before some court thereof; or ia in custody for an act done or omitted in pursuance of a law of the United States...
Página 552 - Though the law itself be fair on its face and impartial in appearance, yet, if it is applied and administered by public authority with an evil eye and an unequal hand, so as practically to make unjust and illegal discriminations between persons in similar circumstances, material to their rights, the denial of equal justice is still within the prohibition of the Constitution.
Página 500 - It would not be contended that it extends so far as to authorize what the Constitution forbids, or a change in the character of the government or in that of one of the States, or a cession of any portion of the territory of the latter, without its consent.

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