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1874

Minor Vs. Happersett

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... , minnesota, and texas. certainly if the courts can consider any question settled, this is one. for nearly ninety years, the people have acted upon the idea that the constitution, when it conferred citizenship, did not necessarily confer the right of suffrage. if page 88 u. s. 178 uniform practice long continued can settle the construction of so important an instrument as the ..... the united states and of the state in which she resides, she has the right of suffrage as one of the privileges and immunities of her citizenship which the state cannot by its laws or constitution abridge. there is no doubt that women may be citizens. they are persons, and by the fourteenth amendment "all persons born or naturalized in the united ..... a moment be doubted that if it had been intended to make all citizens of the united states voters, the framers of the constitution would not have left it to implication. so important a change in the condition of citizenship as it actually existed, if intended, would have been expressly declared. page 88 u. s. 174 but if further proof is necessary ..... states, have always been considered citizens of the united states, as much so before the adoption of the fourteenth amendment to the constitution as since. 3. the right of suffrage was not necessarily one of the privileges or immunities of citizenship before the adoption of the fourteenth amendment, and that amendment does not add to these privileges and immunities. it simply furnishes .....

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1874

Dupasseur Vs. Rochereau

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... , or immunity specially set up or claimed under such constitution, treaty, statute, commission or authority." two questions were thus raised by dupasseur in this court: page 88 u. s. 134 1st. whether this court ..... , and brought the suit in the circuit court of the united states as such citizens, and consequently that court, deriving its jurisdiction solely from the citizenship of the parties, was in the exercise of jurisdiction to administer the laws of the state, and its proceedings were had in accordance with the forms ..... the circuit court and vesting it with jurisdiction, and hence it would be within the judicial power of the united states as defined by the constitution, and it is clearly within the chart of appellate power given to this court over cases arising in and decided by the state courts. ..... court of the state in which a decision in the suit could be had -- "where any title, right, privilege, or immunity is claimed under the constitution, or any treaty or statute of or commission held, or authority exercised under the united states, and the decision is against the title, right, privilege ..... judgment of the federal court will depend on the circumstances of the case. if jurisdiction of the case was acquired only by reason of the citizenship of the parties, and the state law alone was administered, then only such validity and effect can be claimed for the judgment as would .....

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1874

insurance Company Vs. Morse

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... authority, . . . to controversies between a state and citizens of another state, and between citizens of different states. [ footnote 9 ]" the jurisdiction of the federal courts under this clause of the constitution depends upon and is regulated by the laws of the united states. state legislation cannot confer jurisdiction upon the federal courts, nor can it limit or restrict the authority given ..... thus enabled to make the contract sued upon. having received the benefits of its renunciation, the revocation comes too late. the state court had jurisdiction to try the question of citizenship upon the petition to transfer. upon the facts, i think it was authorized to find that the company was, for all the purposes of that action, a citizen of wisconsin ..... her own citizens. that is no more than saying that the foreign company must, for the purposes of all litigation growing out of the business transacted there, renounce its foreign citizenship and become pro tanto a citizen of that state. there is no hardship in this, for it imposes no greater burden than rests upon home companies and home insurers. this ..... united states which shall be made in pursuance thereof . . . shall be the supreme law of the land, and the judges in every state shall be bound thereby, anything in the constitution or laws of any state to the contrary notwithstanding." "the judicial power of the united states . . . shall extend to . . . controversies between citizens of different states." the case was twice argued .....

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1874

Yonley Vs. Lavender

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... take precedence of other creditors who have no right to sue in the federal courts, and if he do issue execution and sell lands, the sale is void. by the constitution and laws of arkansas, the probate of wills and the grant of letters testamentary and of administration are matters wholly within the jurisdiction of the probate court. one statute thus ..... was contended, as the complainant, were she a citizen of missouri, could only obtain relief through the local court of probate, that she had no better right because of her citizenship in virginia, but this court held that the equity jurisdiction conferred on the federal courts is the same that the high court of chancery in england possesses, is subject to .....

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1874

French Vs. Hay

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1874

..... was entered leaving the case open as to both parties in respect to the furniture. b. and c. then answered as to the whole case. subsequently, being entitled as respected citizenship to do so, they removed the case into the circuit court of the united states under the act of march 2, 1867, which court set aside all the decrees in .....

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