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Jun 08 1959 (FN)

Lassiter Vs. Northampton County Bd. of Elections

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-08-1959

..... okla.stat.ann., tit. 26, 61; s.c.code 23-62. alabama also requires that the voter be of "good character" and "embrace the duties and obligations of citizenship" under the federal and state constitutions. ala.code, tit. 17, 32 (1955 supp.). two states require that the voter be able to read and write english. n.y. election law 150; ore.rev ..... an alternative means of qualifying is provided: if one has good character and understands the duties and obligations of citizenship under a republican government, and he can answer correctly 20 of 30 questions listed in the statute ( e.g., how does the constitution of georgia provide that a county site may be changed?, what is treason against the state of georgia?, who ..... , retaining jurisdiction for a reasonable time to enable appellant to exhaust her administrative remedies and obtain from the state courts an interpretation of the statute in light of the state constitution. lassiter v. taylor, 152 f.supp. 295. thereupon, the instant case was commenced. it started as an administrative proceeding. appellant applied for registration as a voter. her registration was ..... principles of the federal and state constitutions. la.rev.stat., tit. 18, 31. in mississippi, the applicant must be able to read and write a section of the state constitution and give a reasonable interpretation of it. he must also demonstrate to the registrar a reasonable understanding of the duties and obligations of citizenship under a constitutional form of government. miss.code ann .....

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Jun 08 1959 (FN)

Louisiana Power and Light Co. Vs. Thibodaux

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-08-1959

..... to repair to the state court would clearly serve one of two important countervailing interests: either the avoidance of a premature and perhaps unnecessary decision of a serious federal constitutional question or the avoidance of the hazard of unsettling some delicate balance in the area of federal-state relationships. these exceptional circumstances provided until now a very narrow corridor ..... , if the bonds were not validly issued, what recovery the bondholders were entitled to receive. federal jurisdiction page 360 u. s. 38 was based solely on diversity of citizenship. although there was present the obvious irritant to state-federal relations of a federal court injunction against city officials, which is not present in this case, this court in ..... petitioner power and light company. petitioner, a florida corporation, removed the case to the united states district court for the eastern district of louisiana on the basis of diversity of citizenship. after a pretrial conference in which various aspects of the case were discussed, page 360 u. s. 26 the district judge, on his own motion, ordered that " ..... thibodaux to expropriate the property of petitioner power and light company was challenged in an eminent domain proceeding in the district court, which had jurisdiction based on diversity of citizenship. petitioner answered respondent's reliance upon a louisiana statute by citing an opinion of the louisiana attorney general advising that a louisiana city was without power to effect a .....

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May 06 1959 (SC)

The Lord Krishna Sugar Mills Ltd. and anr. Vs. the Union of India and ...

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : May-06-1959

Reported in : AIR1959SC1124; [1960]1SCR39

..... on question raised in the present case. the decision of the privy council in pillai v. mudanayake(1) is also not of much relevance to the present case. the constitutional validity of the citizenship act, 1948, of ceylon, was questioned in that case. it was contended therein that the main object of that act was to prevent the indian tamils from obtaining ..... and distributing the same among the owners of factories, subject to the condition that in no case it should exceed twenty per cent. of the quantity of sugar produced in india in a particular season. the quantity is also fixed without detriment to the requirements for internal consumption. the apportionment of the quota among the various factories is objectively and impartially ..... of and dealers in sugar. for the purposes of this judgment these persons may be taken to be the petitioners. the principal respondent in these applications is the government of india. the other respondent is the indian sugar mills association, an association of manufacturers of sugar by the vacuum pan process. on june 27, 1958, the government had promulgated an ..... raise the same contentions, but in writ petition no. 14 of 1959, there is one more circumstance, which will be mentioned later. the petitions are directed against the union of india and the indian sugar mills association (export agency division) calcutta. the petitioners challenge inter alia the constitutionality of the sugar export promotion act, 1958 (30 of 1958), which shall hereafter .....

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Mar 02 1959 (FN)

New York Vs. O'Neill

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-02-1959

..... , of free transit from or through the territory of any state is a right secured by the 14th amendment and by other provisions of the constitution." it has often been called a right or privilege of national citizenship, crandall v. nevada, 6 wall. 35, 73 u. s. 44 , 73 u. s. 49 ; ward v. maryland, 12 wall. 418, 79 u. ..... go to any state or stay home as one chooses -- it is an incident of national citizenship, and occupies a high place in our constitutional values. this right of national citizenship has been qualified. one qualification was made by the extradition clause of art. iv, 2, of the constitution: [ footnote 1 ] "a person charged in any state with treason, felony, or other ..... through legislation calling for cooperation between particular state administrative agencies and federal agencies operating within the same general area of regulation. see frankfurter and landis, the compact clause of the constitution -- a study in interstate adjustments, 34 yale l.j. 685, 688-691. about such instances it has been said that they "illustrate extraconstitutional forms of legal invention for ..... to yield to this argument would foreclose to the states virtually all arrangements which increase comity among the states. these extraconstitutional arrangements are designed to solve "problems created by a constitutional division of powers without disturbance of the federal nature of our government." clark, joint activity between federal and state officials, 51 pol.sci.q. 230, 269. reciprocal legislation .....

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Feb 24 1959 (FN)

Romero Vs. International Terminal Operating Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-24-1959

..... the unchallenged maintenance of the very cause of action in question here at law in the district courts under 28 u.s.c. 1332, where diversity of citizenship is present, is further proof that no constitutional inhibition to the maintenance of such an action at law under 1331 exists. cf. 74 u. s. 7 wall. 624, 74 u. s. 644 ..... . 1441(b): "any civil action of which the district courts have original jurisdiction founded on a claim or right arising under the constitution, treaties or laws of the united states shall be removable without regard to the citizenship or residence of the parties." [ footnote 31 ] see the compilation of state court cases in seventh 5-year index-digest of ..... peculiar jurisprudence of the courts in the united states (1880). bump, federal procedure (1881). miller and field, federal practice (1881). cohen, admiralty -- jurisdiction, law and practice (1883). field, constitution and jurisdiction of the courts of the united states (1883). spear, law of the federal judiciary (1883). thatcher (thatcher's practice) -- a digest of statutes, equity rules and decisions upon ..... such a claim by one in petitioner's position. [ footnote 2 ] "the district courts shall have original jurisdiction of all civil actions wherein the matter in controversy . . . arises under the constitution, laws or treaties of the united states." [ footnote 3 ] "(a) the district courts shall have original jurisdiction of all civil actions where the matter in controversy . . . is between: . . ." " * * * *" .....

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Aug 04 1959 (SC)

The State of Saurashtra Vs. Memon Haji Ismail Haji

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Aug-04-1959

Reported in : AIR1959SC1383; [1960]1SCR537

..... act of state was described in elegant phrase by fletcher-moulton, l.j., in salaman v. secretary of state for india (1906) 1 k.b. 613 , as 'a catastrophic change constituting a new departure.' it is a sovereign act which is neither grounded in law nor does it pretend to be so. ..... to giving effect to the aforementioned resolutions. the administration of junagadh was taken over by the saurashtra government on january 20, 1949, ..... accordingly the constitution treats junagadh and these state as part of saurashtra.' 13. it would appear from this that between november 9, 1947 at and january 20, 1949 ..... subjects of that sovereign. in other words, as regards the residents of territories which come under the dominion of a new sovereign, the right of citizenship commences when the act of state terminates and the two, therefore, cannot co-exist. it follows from this that no act done or declaration ..... subsequently happened is described in the white paper on indian states which it has become customary to rely upon as a constitutional document, without proof. 'after the nawab of junagadh had left the state for pakistan, the administration of this state was taken over by the ..... the preservation of 'peace and order' be dealt with and shall be dealt with firmly. junagadh, n. m. buch,9th november, 1947. regional commissioner,western india & gujaratstates region.' on november 14, 1947, the regional commissioner by a notification (no. 6 of 1947), appointed shri s. w. shiveshwarkar as administrator of .....

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Jun 29 1959 (FN)

Pennsylvania R. Co. Vs. Administrator

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-29-1959

..... . it is clear, however, that active employees work together from day to day; their work frequently makes them live together in the same neighborhood; they in fact constitute almost a separate family of people, discussing their interests and affairs and airing among themselves their complaints and grievances against the company. in such an atmosphere, individual dissatisfactions ..... allowed to take it to the courts for trial. in a comparable situation, congress amended the reparation provisions of the interstate commerce act for the specific purpose of avoiding constitutional difficulties by guaranteeing a railroad a full jury trial of money claims against it. [ footnote 2/11 ] significantly, 3, first (p) of the railway labor act ..... conclusion would create a not insubstantial class of preferred claimants. [ footnote 3 ] page 360 u. s. 553 retired employees would be allowed to bypass the board specially constituted for hearing railroad disputes whenever they deemed it advantageous to do so, whereas all other employees would be required to present their claims to the board. this case forcefully ..... s chief operating officer for the region in which he was employed. his retirement from service occurred immediately after this alleged rejection. jurisdiction was based on diversity of citizenship. the district court stayed the proceedings awaiting the disposition of similar claims against the pennsylvania railroad then pending before the first division of the national railroad adjustment board .....

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Jun 15 1959 (FN)

Magenau Vs. Aetna Freight Lines, Inc.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-15-1959

..... does historical analysis support the assumption that such was the case at the time of the adoption of the seventh amendment. [ footnote 2/4 ] whether a given set of facts constitutes an employment relationship is a pure question of law, and, as such, not within a jury's province. the charge, interrogatory, and answer thereto, as reasonably interpreted by the court ..... to be law in civil cases in the federal courts that, barring some extraordinary circumstances not here present, failure to request a given issue to be submitted to a jury constitutes a waiver of any right to such submission. [ footnote 2/7 ] the least requisite for raising such failure on appeal is notice to the trial court by way of an ..... argued may 18, 1959 decided june 15, 1959 360 u.s. 273 certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the third circuit syllabus basing jurisdiction on diversity of citizenship, petitioner sued in a federal district court to recover for the wrongful death of his decedent, who was killed when a tractor-trailer leased by respondent crashed off a pennsylvania .....

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Jun 08 1959 (FN)

Harrison Vs. Naacp

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-08-1959

..... to litigation expense, including naacp because of the relationship of that organization to its members. cf. naacp v. alabama, 357 u. s. 449 . the possibility of limiting interpretation, characteristic of constitutional adjudication, also cannot be ignored. page 360 u. s. 178 government & civic employees v. windsor, supra. the "advocacy" clause of chapter 32, for example, might be construed as ..... an adjudication by the state court," but considered that relief should be granted where "the statute is free from ambiguity, and there remains no reasonable interpretation which will render it constitutional. . . ." 159 f.supp. at 522, 523. on this basis, the court, one judge dissenting, held chapters 31, 32, and 35 unconstitutional, and permanently enjoined their enforcement against ..... fourteenth amendment and an injunction against its enforcement. jurisdiction was predicated upon the civil rights statutes, 42 u.s.c. 1981, 1983, 28 u.s.c. 1343, diversity of citizenship, 28 u.s.c. 1332, and the presence of a federal question, 28 u.s.c. 1331. page 360 u. s. 170 the attorney general and his codefendants moved ..... and commissions in support of, or opposition to, measures affecting the status of the negro race within the state, and furnishing assistance to negroes concerned in litigation involving their constitutional rights. fund performs functions similar to those of naacp in the field of litigation, but is precluded by its charter from attempting to influence legislation. the revenues of naacp .....

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May 18 1959 (FN)

Dick Vs. New York Life Insurance Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-18-1959

..... fact have traditionally been deemed to be the kind of questions which ought not to be recanvassed here unless they are entangled in the proper determination of constitutional or other important legal issues. in newell v. norton, 3 wall. 257, mr. justice grier stated the considerations weighing against supreme court review of ..... u. s. 449 conferred power to control its docket, exercised the greatest restraint and caution in granting certiorari in cases resting solely on diversity of citizenship. [ footnote 2/10 ] time and again in the years immediately following the passage of the evarts act, this court stated that it was only ..... it was clear in 1891, no less than today, that litigation allowed to be brought into the federal courts solely on the basis of diversity of citizenship is rarely of moment except to the parties. [ footnote 2/6 ] the act provided, therefore, that, in diversity cases, "the judgments or ..... or federal test of sufficiency of the evidence to support a jury verdict where federal jurisdiction page 359 u. s. 445 is rested on diversity of citizenship. on this question, the lower courts are not in agreement. compare rowe v. pennsylvania greyhound lines, inc., 231 f.2d 922; cooper v. ..... demand for payment. respondent removed the case to the united states district court for the district of north dakota on the grounds of diversity of citizenship and jurisdictional amount. it then filed an answer to the complaint in which it set up suicide as an affirmative defense to the demand .....

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