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1883

Civil Rights Cases

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1883

..... discrimination against a portion of its own citizens of a particular race, in respect of privileges and immunities fundamental in citizenship, impair the constitutional right of citizens of other states, of whatever race, to enjoy in that state all such privileges and immunities as are there accorded to her most favored citizens. ..... , if any, right, privilege or immunity was given, by the nation to colored persons when they were made citizens of the state in which they reside? did the constitutional grant of state citizenship to that race, of its own force, invest them with any rights, privileges and immunities whatever? that they became entitled, upon the adoption of the fourteenth amendment, " ..... from citizens of other states belonging to that proscribed race, when within her limits, privileges and immunities of the character regarded by all courts as fundamental in citizenship, and that too when the constitutional guaranty is that the citizens of each state shall be entitled to "all privileges and immunities of citizens of the several states." no state may, by ..... liability to direct primary legislation on the part of congress, make the race of citizens the ground for denying them that equality of civil rights which the constitution ordains as a principle of republican citizenship, then not only the foundations upon which the national supremacy has always securely rested will be materially disturbed, but we shall enter upon an era of .....

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Apr 30 1883 (FN)

Transportation Company Vs. Parkersburg

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-30-1883

..... its protection, additional legislation does not seem to be necessary, since the circuit court has original jurisdiction of all suits arising under the constitution and laws of the united states when the matter in dispute exceeds a prescribed amount. these principles are entirely consistent with the city' ..... case is local and limited, special regulations adapted to the immediate locality could only have been contemplated. state action upon such subjects can constitute no interference with the commercial power of congress, for when that acts, the state authority is superseded. inaction of congress upon these subjects ..... , as it is advised and believes, the said ordinance is wholly null and void and is in conflict with those provisions of the constitution of the united states relating to the regulations of interstate commerce and prohibiting any state, without the consent of congress, from laying any duty ..... or secured, then a case unquestionably arises under the constitution or laws of the united states of which the circuit court, under the act of march 3, 1875, c. 137, can take original jurisdiction, without reference to the citizenship of the parties. i had supposed, and am still ..... of opinion, that a vessel or boat duly enrolled and licensed under the laws of the united states (as those of the appellant are conceded to be) and engaged in commerce upon the ohio, a public navigable water, is entitled, in virtue of the constitution .....

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Nov 19 1883 (FN)

Grace Vs. American Central Ins. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Nov-19-1883

..... in the last case, it is said page 109 u. s. 284 that "where jurisdiction depends upon the citizenship of the parties, such citizenship, or the facts which in legal intendment constitute it, should be distinctly and positively averred in the pleadings, or they should appear affirmatively and with equal ..... of the contract. 3. the doctrine reaffirmed that when jurisdiction of the circuit court depends upon the citizenship of the parties, such citizenship, or the facts which in legal intendment constitute it, must be distinctly and positively averred in the pleadings or appear affirmatively and with equal distinctness ..... 450. as the jurisdiction of the circuit court is limited in the sense that it has no other jurisdiction than that conferred by the constitution and laws of the united states, the presumption is that a cause is without its jurisdiction unless the contrary affirmatively appears. turner v. ..... of the defendant, to the circuit court of the united states for the eastern district of new york. the record does not satisfactorily show the citizenship of the parties. the complaint, filed in the state court, shows that the firm of william r. grace & co., composed of william ..... in other parts of the record. an averment that parties reside or that a firm does business in a particular state or that a firm is "of" that state is not sufficient to show citizenship .....

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Dec 10 1883 (FN)

Ellis Vs. Davis

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-10-1883

..... which a court of the united states may take cognizance by reason of the citizenship of the parties. it has often been decided by this court that the terms "law" and "equity," as used in the constitution, although intended to mark and fix the distinction between the two systems of ..... is wholly between citizens of different states. the judicial power of the page 109 u. s. 497 united states extends, by the terms of the constitution, "to controversies between citizens of different states," and on the supposition, which is not admitted, that this embraces only such as arise in cases ..... as to devises the remedy at law was plain, adequate, and complete. in this country, from a time anterior to the adoption of the constitution, the same distinction of jurisdiction has existed, all probate and testamentary matters having been confided either to separate courts of probate, under different denominations, ..... and esteemed friend, jefferson davis, ex-president of the confederate states, for his own sole use and benefit, in fee simple, forever, and i hereby constitute him my sole heir, executor, and administrator. if jefferson davis should not survive me, i give all that i have bequeathed to him to his ..... intestacy, to the whole of her estate; that during her lifetime, on may 10, 1878, mrs. dorsey, by a notarial act of procuration, constituted the defendant her agent and attorney in fact with full and special powers to take exclusive control, charge, and management of all her property and estate, .....

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Jan 29 1883 (FN)

Bush Vs. Kentucky

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-29-1883

..... all of its citizens and every department of its government, and to be enforced within its limits without reference to any inconsistent provisions in its own constitution or statutes." but it was further said: "had the state, since the adoption of the fourteenth amendment, passed any statute in conflict with ..... that the local statutes, insofar as they excluded colored citizens from grand and petit juries because of their race, were in conflict with the national constitution. but upon this branch of the case, the argument by counsel for the commonwealth of kentucky is that the record does not show, by a ..... department page 107 u. s. 122 of its government, and to be enforced within its limits without reference to any inconsistent provisions in its own constitution and laws, is overthrown by the fact that twice after the ratification of that amendment, the state enacted laws which in terms excluded citizens of ..... that state, all free white persons naturalized under the laws of the united states residing there, and all persons who have obtained a right to citizenship under former laws, and every child, wherever born, whose father or mother was or shall be a citizen of kentucky at the birth of such ..... than white citizens from being summoned or serving thereon, the court is of opinion that said law is a violation of the fourteenth amendment to the constitution of the united states, and orders said indictment quashed." "the marshal of the court is ordered to return the said john bush to lexington, .....

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Nov 26 1883 (FN)

Bernards Township Vs. Stebbins

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Nov-26-1883

..... clerk's office on the first of september, 1869, the written consent of other taxpayers, which, with those whose consent had been previously filed, constituted a majority of all the taxpayers in the township, with similar affidavits of commissioner and assessor, and the remaining four-fifths of the bonds were afterwards ..... own, by the owners thereof, all of whom were citizens of michigan, except one tobey, whose bonds amounted to $300 only, and whose citizenship was not disclosed by the record. the circuit court gave judgment for the plaintiff for the amount of the bonds belonging to williams and to tobey ..... the federal courts, the discrimination between suits between citizens of the same state and suits between citizens of different states is established by the constitution and laws of the united states. and it has been the constant effort of congress and of this court to prevent this discrimination from ..... of both these objections therefore may be more appropriately determined in the actions at law. the remaining question argued at the bar is how far the citizenship of the real parties in interest, and the amount of the claim of each, should affect the exercise of jurisdiction, and the extent of ..... to be "audited and paid by the township committee, the same as other township expenses." by 12, the commissioners in each township were to "constitute a board to act for their said townships respectively." and by 14, all bonds issued were required to be registered in the office of the county .....

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Jan 29 1883 (FN)

Hayden Vs. Manning

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-29-1883

..... of it, the conveyance was made to manning of the land in question. manning was the husband of the daughter of the doves, and resided in california, and had the citizenship necessary to enable him to renew the litigation in the circuit court of the united states. the deed purports to be one of bargain and sale for the consideration of .....

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