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Mar 28 1898 (FN)

United States Vs. Wong Kim Ark

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-28-1898

..... with common law rights and uses common law phraseology, its language should be read in the light of the common law; but when the question arises as to what constitutes citizenship of the nation, involving as it does international relations, and political, as contradistinguished from civil, status, international principles must be considered, and, unless the municipal law of england ..... the power where it was before, in congress, to regulate naturalization, has conferred no authority upon congress to restrict the effect of birth, declared by the constitution to constitute a sufficient and complete right to citizenship. no one doubts that the amendment, as soon as it was promulgated, applied to persons of african descent born in the united states, wherever the ..... of naturalization must be admitted to be exceedingly strong. i do not say it is necessarily decisive. it might be controlled by other parts of the constitution. but when this particular subject of citizenship was under consideration, and, in the clause specially intended to define the extent of power concerning it, we find a particular part of this entire power ..... to become citizens by proceedings in the judicial tribunals, as in the ordinary provisions of the naturalization acts. the power of naturalization, vested in congress by the constitution, is a power to confer citizenship, not a power to take it away. "a naturalized citizen," said chief justice marshall, "becomes a member of the society, possessing all the rights of .....

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Dec 12 1898 (FN)

Blake Vs. Mcclung

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-12-1898

..... cited with approval the language of justice story, in his commentaries on the constitution, to the effect that the object of the constitutional guaranty was to confer on the citizens of the several states "a general citizenship, and to communicate all the privileges and immunities which the citizens of the ..... said in paul v. virginia, above cited, in reference to the scope and meaning of section 2 of article iv of the constitution, said: "the constitutional provision there alluded to did not create those rights which it called privileges and immunities of citizens of the several states. it threw ..... state. we hold such discrimination against citizens of other states to be repugnant to the second section of the fourth article of the constitution of the united states, although generally speaking the state has the power to prescribe the conditions upon which foreign corporations may enter its ..... property combined. it is in fact a property right, and not a mere privilege or immunity of citizenship." consequently, the decision was that the citizens of one state were not invested by the constitution of the united states "with any interest in the common property of the citizens of another state ..... administration of the property of an insolvent foreign corporation by the courts of the state in which it is doing business, will the constitution of the united states permit discrimination against individual creditors of such corporation because of their being citizens of other states, and not citizens .....

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Nov 14 1898 (FN)

Walla Walla City Vs. Walla Walla Water Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Nov-14-1898

..... a want of jurisdiction of the court in certain particulars hereinafter specified. there was confessedly no diversity of citizenship, and the case was treated by the court below as one arising under the constitution and laws of the united states. 1. the jurisdiction depends specifically upon the allegation in the bill that ..... of contract by a private party, and hence the case does not arise under the constitution and laws of the united states and the court has no jurisdiction, unless there be the requisite diversity of citizenship. how far this distinction can be carried to defeat the jurisdiction of the page 172 u ..... the character of a private corporation; but the cases wherein the charter of a gas or water company have been treated as falling within the constitutional page 172 u. s. 11 provision are altogether too numerous to be now questioned or even to justify citation. 2. the argument which ..... imposed upon a municipality in the execution of its contracts, our attention has not been called to an authority where the application of the constitutional provision as to the impairment of contracts has been made to turn upon the question whether the contract was executed by the city in its ..... pursuant to section 5 of the circuit court of appeals act, allowing such appeal in any case that involves the construction or application of the constitution of the united states. mr. justice brown, after stating the facts in the foregoing language, delivered the opinion of the court. the demurrer to .....

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Apr 25 1898 (FN)

Williams Vs. Mississippi

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-25-1898

..... questions propounded to me concerning my antecedents so far as they relate to my right to vote, and also as to my residence before my citizenship in this district; that i will faithfully support the constitution of the united states and of the state of mississippi, and will bear true faith and allegiance to the same. so held me god ..... purposes, to which all similarly situated may conform. it allows without restriction the use for such purposes of buildings of brick or stone, but as to wooden buildings, constituting all those in previous use, divides the owners or occupiers into two classes, not having respect to their personal character and qualifications for the business, nor the situation and ..... careless, landless, migratory within narrow limits, without forethought, and its criminal members given to furtive offenses, rather than the robust crimes of the whites. restrained by the federal constitution from discriminating against the negro race, the convention discriminates against its characteristics, and the offenses to which its criminal members are prone." but nothing tangible can be deduced from ..... requires that those offering to vote shall produce to the election officers satisfactory evidence that they have paid their taxes; that the legislature is to provide means for enforcing the constitution, and, in the exercise of this authority, enacted section 3643, also section 3644 of 1892, which respectively provide that the election commissioners shall appoint three election managers, .....

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Mar 07 1898 (FN)

Smyth Vs. Ames

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-07-1898

..... certain persons, citizens of nebraska, who hold the offices, respectively, of attorney general, secretary of state, auditor of public accounts, state treasurer, and commissioner of public lands and buildings, and constitute the state board of transportation, and james c. dahlman, joseph w. edgerton, and gilbert l.laws, citizens of nebraska, and secretaries of that board. by a supplemental bill in the ..... the owner of the property, together with all other circumstances that are fairly to be considered in determining whether the legislature has, under the guise of regulating rates, exceeded its constitutional authority and practically deprived the owner of property without due process of law. . . . the utmost that any corporation operating a public highway can rightfully demand at the hands ..... sufficient to say that these are cases of which, so far as the plaintiffs are concerned, the circuit court has jurisdiction not only upon the ground of the diverse citizenship or alienage of the parties, but upon the further ground that, as the statute of nebraska under which the state board of transportation proceeds is assailed as being repugnant ..... equity, the plaintiff -- the required value being in dispute -- may invoke the equity powers of the proper circuit court of the united states whenever jurisdiction attaches by reason of diverse citizenship, or upon any other ground of federal jurisdiction. payne v. hook, 7 wall. 425, 74 u. s. 430 ; mcconihay v. wright, 121 u. s. 201 , 121 u. s. 205 .....

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Feb 28 1898 (FN)

Holden Vs. Hardy

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-28-1898

..... shall prevent them from being injurious, and to such reasonable restraints and regulations established by law as the legislature, under the governing and controlling power vested in them by the constitution, may think necessary and expedient." this power, legitimately exercised, can neither be limited by contract nor bartered away by legislation. while this power is necessarily inherent in every form ..... hand, certain other classes of persons, particularly those engaged in dangerous or unhealthful employments, have been found to be in need of additional protection. even.before the adoption of the constitution, much had been done toward mitigating the severity of the common law, particularly in the administration of its criminal branch. the number of capital crimes, in this country at ..... abolition of courts, and the creation of new ones, leaving untouched all the substantial protections with which the existing law surrounds persons accused of crime, are not considered within the constitutional inhibition. see also medley, petitioner, 134 u. s. 160 , and holden v. minnesota, 137 u. s. 483 . an examination of both these classes of cases under the fourteenth ..... agree, the case should be submitted to the judge, who should decide the same. it was held that a trial by jury was not a privilege or immunity of citizenship which the states were forbidden to abridge, but the requirement of due process of law was met if the trial was had according to the settled course of judicial proceedings .....

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Apr 11 1898 (FN)

Barrow Steamship Co. Vs. Kane

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-11-1898

..... direction of putting corporations upon the same footing as natural persons in regard to the jurisdiction of suits by or against them. by the constitution of the united states, the judicial power, so far as depending upon citizenship of parties, was declared to extend to controversies "between citizens of different states," and to those between "citizens" of a state and foreign "citizens ..... courts by citizens and residents of other states cannot deprive such citizens page 170 u. s. 113 of their right to invoke the jurisdiction of the national courts under the constitution and laws of the united states. the necessary conclusion is that the circuit court had jurisdiction to try the action, and to render judgment therein against the defendant, and that ..... circuit court of the united states from taking jurisdiction of such an action, chief justice chase saying that "no statute limitation of suability can defeat a jurisdiction given by the constitution." cowles v. mercer county, 7 wall. 118, 74 u. s. 122 ; lincoln county v. luning, 133 u. s. 529 ; chicot county v. sherwood, 148 u. s. 529 . so statutes requiring ..... that principle of natural justice which forbids condemnation without opportunity for defense." 18 how. 59 u. s. 407 . page 170 u. s. 111 the object of the provisions of the constitution and statutes of the united states in conferring upon the circuit courts of the united states jurisdiction of controversies between citizens of different states of the union, or between citizens .....

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Jan 31 1898 (FN)

BenjamIn Vs. New Orleans

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-31-1898

..... it had been determined that the jurisdiction of the circuit court could not be invoked on the ground that the cause of action arose under the constitution or laws of the united states, the jurisdiction rested on the fact that the complainant was an alien and the defendant a citizen of louisiana, ..... 163 bill (71 f. 758), whereupon the cause was taken to the circuit court of appeals, which affirmed the decree because the necessary diversity of citizenship was not affirmatively shown. 74 f. 417. the case was not brought here directly from the circuit court of the united states on the question of ..... that it could have been brought in that court by the assignors, the jurisdiction of the circuit court could not be maintained on the ground of diverse citizenship. new orleans v. benjamin, 153 u. s. 411 . on receipt of the answers certified from this court, the circuit court of appeals reversed ..... which it was determined that no such dispute or controversy arose in the case as gave jurisdiction to the circuit court without regard to the diverse citizenship of the parties, and that, as the suit was, under the pleadings, a suit to recover the contents of choses in action, within the ..... to show jurisdiction. this demurrer was sustained in the circuit court, and the circuit court of appeals affirmed its decree because the necessary diversity of citizenship was not affirmatively shown. held that this judgment of the circuit court of appeals was final, and could not be appealed from. the case is .....

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Oct 31 1898 (FN)

New York Vs. Roberts

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Oct-31-1898

..... every vessel employed in such trade and commerce may traverse those waters without let or hindrance from local or state authority, and the national constitution secures to all so employed, without reference to the residence or citizenship of the owners, the privilege of landing at the port of baltimore with any cargo whatever, not excluded therefrom by or under the authority ..... undoubtedly a state may establish regulations for the protection of its people against the sale of unwholesome meats, provided such regulations do not conflict with the powers conferred by the constitution upon congress or infringe rights granted or secured by that instrument. but it may not, under the guise of exerting its police powers or of enacting inspection laws, make ..... question presented is whether legislation thus discriminating against the products of other states, in the conditions of their sale by a certain class of dealers, is valid under the constitution of the united states." the question thus presented was solved by the judgment of this court declaring the legislation of missouri to be unconstitutional. it was further said: " ..... against the manufacturing business and the manufactured goods of other states in favor of the manufacturing business and the manufactured goods of new york, which is forbidden by the constitution of the united states? let us see. the question presented for consideration is of such importance as to justify an extended reference to our former decisions. in woodruff v .....

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Jan 03 1898 (FN)

Mchenry Vs. Alford

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-03-1898

..... that certain alleged and pretended and attempted assessments, under state authority, were null and void, and that all certificates and deeds executed by virtue of such assessments were void, and constituted clouds upon the title to the lands described therein, and which were alleged to be owned by the corporation of which the plaintiffs were receivers. some of the individual defendants ..... the county officials purporting to convey to each of them certain portions of such property. upon a petition of one of the individual defendants, named sumner r. clark, alleging diverse citizenship between the parties and the existence of a separate controversy page 168 u. s. 653 between the petitioner and the complainants, a removal of the cause to the united states ..... the whole case. whether there is some defect supposed to exist in the petition for removal, or whether the controversy was or was not a separable one, or whether the citizenship of the different parties was not sufficiently alleged or did not sufficiently appear, whether the petition was filed in the proper time, or the bond was sufficient in form, or ..... . s. 665 notwithstanding that act in the section above alluded to provided that "the legislative power of the territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation consistent with the constitution of the united states and the provisions of this act." there must be some solid ground for making a distinct classification of property, and such ground does not exist, as .....

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