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May 27 1901 (FN)

Downes Vs. Bidwell

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-27-1901

..... is to say, to protect a newly acquired people in their presumed rights, it is essential to degrade the whole body of american citizenship. the reasoning which has sometimes been indulged in by those who asserted that the constitution was not at all operative in the territories is that, as they were acquired by purchase, the right to buy included the ..... acquired territory -- in other words, that the territory could be incorporated into the united states without an amendment to the constitution; and, third, that the opinion which prevailed was that, although the treaty might stipulate for incorporation and citizenship under the constitution, such agreements by the treatymaking power were but promises depending for their fulfillment on the future action of congress. in ..... are indispensable page 182 u. s. 283 to a free government. of the latter class are the rights to citizenship, to suffrage, minor v. happersett, 21 wall. 162, and to the particular methods of procedure pointed out in the constitution which are peculiar to anglo-saxon jurisprudence, and some of which have already been held by the states to be ..... from mexico, as just stated. however, the treaty ceding alaska contained an express provision excluding from citizenship the uncivilized native tribes, and it has been nowhere contended that this condition of exclusion was inoperative because of the want of power under the constitution in the treatymaking authority to so provide, which must be the case if the limitation on the .....

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Apr 29 1901 (FN)

American Sugar Refining Co. Vs. New Orleans

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-29-1901

..... case in the first instance." these observations perhaps need some qualification. undoubtedly where the jurisdiction of the circuit court depends solely on diverse citizenship, and it turns out that the case involves the construction or application of the constitution of the united states, or the constitutionality of a law of the united states, or the validity or construction of a treaty, ..... held in loeb v. columbia township trustees, 179 u. s. 472 , where the jurisdiction of the circuit court rested on diverse citizenship, but the state statute involved was claimed in defense to be in contravention of the constitution of the united states, that a writ of error could be taken directly from page 181 u. s. 281 this court to ..... judgments of the circuit courts in cases where the jurisdiction of the circuit court attaches solely by reason of diverse citizenship, notwithstanding constitutional questions may have arisen after the jurisdiction of the circuit court attached. but in any such case, where a constitutional question arises on which the judgment depends, a writ of error maybe taken directly from this court to revise ..... final in all cases in which the jurisdiction of the circuit court attaches solely by reason of diverse citizenship, it follows that the court of appeals has power to review the judgment of the circuit court in every such case, notwithstanding constitutional questions may have arisen after the jurisdiction of the circuit court attached, by reason whereof the case became .....

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Jan 07 1901 (FN)

illinois Central R. Co. Vs. Adams

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-07-1901

..... upon motion; but the suit is not against the state, but against adams individually, and if the requisite diversity of citizenship exist, or if the case arise under the constitution or laws of the united states, the question whether he is so identified with the state that he is exempt from ..... the circuit court, we are next to inquire whether such jurisdiction can be supported upon the ground (1) of diversity of citizenship; (2) of a question arising under the constitution or laws of the united states; or (3) whether it is ousted by the fact that the suit is against ..... the assessment of the property for taxation. the bill clearly avers a case arising under the constitution of the united states, and is one of which the circuit court would have jurisdiction irrespective of the citizenship of the parties. as we had occasion to observe in city railway company v. citizens' ..... the right to lease and the lease itself, were contracts rightfully made in view of the settled law as declared, and were valid under the constitution of mississippi as previously expounded, and that the obligations of these contracts were binding as against any subsequent change of judicial decision. the bill further ..... charter, and also averred that such contract had been impaired by subsequent legislation, it was held that the bill presented a case under the constitution of the united states and that jurisdiction might be sustained upon that ground alone. the question whether a suit, nominally against an individual by .....

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Apr 29 1901 (FN)

French Vs. Barber Asphalt Paving Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-29-1901

..... be perpetuated under a government which claims to protect property equally with life and liberty. besides its manifest injustice, it deprives the citizen practically of the principal protection [aside from constitutional restraints] against unjust taxation -- viz., the responsibility of the representative for his acts to his constituents. as respects general taxation where all are equally affected, this operates, but ..... to the extent of special benefits it is everywhere admitted that the legislature may authorize local taxes or assessments to be made." again: "when not restrained by the constitution of the particular statute, the legislature has a discretion commensurate with the broad domain of legislative power in making provisions for ascertaining what property is specially benefited and how ..... into view the general objects and purposes of the fourteenth amendment, we shall find no reasonable ground for giving it any such application. these are to extend united states citizenship to all natives and naturalized persons, and to prohibit the states from abridging their privileges or immunities, and from depriving any person of life, liberty, or property without ..... courts in their own way. a trial by jury in suits at common law pending in the state courts is not, therefore, a privilege or immunity of national citizenship which the states are forbidden by the fourteenth amendment to abridge. a state cannot deprive a person of his property without due process of law, but this does not .....

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Jan 14 1901 (FN)

Neely Vs. Henkel

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-14-1901

..... cuba on or about january, 1899, the occupancy and control of that island under the military authority of the united states is without warrant in the constitution, and an unauthorized interference with the internal affairs of a friendly power; consequently, it is argued, the appellant page 180 u. s. 124 should ..... the modes established in the country where the crime was committed, provided such trial be had without discrimination against the accused because of his american citizenship. in the judgment of congress, these provisions were deemed adequate to the ends of justice in cases of persons committing crimes in a foreign country ..... . 123 in connection with the above proposition, we are reminded of the fact that the appellant is a citizen of the united states. but such citizenship does not give him an immunity to commit crime in other countries, nor entitle him to demand, of right, a trial in any other mode ..... while occupied and controlled by the united states, than legislation securing the return to that island, to be tried by its page 180 u. s. 122 constituted authorities, of those who, having committed crimes there, fled to this country to escape arrest, trial, and punishment? no crime is mentioned in the ..... he claimed on various grounds that the act of june 6, 1900, under which he was arrested, detained, and imprisoned was in violation of the constitution of the united states. the application for the writ of habeas corpus having been page 180 u. s. 115 denied and an appeal having been .....

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Mar 26 1901 (FN)

MountaIn View Mining and Milling Co. Vs. Mcfadden

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-26-1901

..... the constitution and laws of the united states, brought in pursuance of the provisions of section 2326 of the revised statutes of the united states, providing for the filing of adverse claims ..... , sections 2325, 2326, was not a suit arising under the laws of the united states in such a sense as to confer jurisdiction on the federal court regardless of the citizenship of the parties. page 180 u. s. 535 it is conceded by counsel on both sides that those decisions are controlling unless the circuit court was entitled to maintain jurisdiction ..... , washington, which was removed on the mining company's petition into the circuit court of the united states for the district of washington, but not on the ground of diverse citizenship. plaintiffs moved to remand the cause, and the motion was denied. the petition for removal set up "that the controversy herein is a suit of a civil nature arising under .....

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Dec 02 1901 (FN)

Arkansas Vs. Kansas and Texas Coal Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-02-1901

..... was wholly between citizens of different states, and also that, treating the state of arkansas as complainant, the suit was one arising under the constitution and laws of the united states because defendants were engaged in interstate commerce, and the action was an unlawful interference therewith by reason of the ..... , as contended, it would only demonstrate that the bill could not be maintained at all, and not that the cause of action arose under the constitution or laws of the united states. when federal questions arise in cases pending in the state courts, those courts are competent, and it is their ..... was not one arising under the laws of the united states in such a sense as to confer jurisdiction on the federal courts regardless of the citizenship of the parties. and we said: "it is conceded by counsel on both sides that those decisions are controlling, unless the circuit court ..... the public health and good order, which always belonged to the states, and was not surrendered to the general government, or directly restrained by the constitution. the fourteenth amendment, in forbidding a state to make or enforce any law abridging the privileges or immunities of citizens of the united states, or ..... central & peninsula railroad v. bell, 176 u. s. 321 . page 183 u. s. 189 in this case, the state asserted no right under the constitution or laws of the united states, and put forward no ground of relief derived from either. there were no averments on which the state could have invoked the .....

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Dec 02 1901 (FN)

Fourteen Diamond Rings Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-02-1901

..... states and domestic, yet that it was merely "appurtenant" territory, and "not a part of the united states within the revenue clauses of the constitution." this view placed the territory, though not foreign, outside of the restrictions applicable to interstate commerce, and treated the power of congress, when affirmatively ..... that, by the ratification of the treaty of peace with spain, it is not intended to incorporate the inhabitants of the philippine islands into citizenship of the united states, nor is it intended to permanently annex said islands as an integral part of the territory of the united states; ..... treaty and then adopt a resolution declaring it not to be its intention to admit the inhabitants of the philippine islands to the privileges of citizenship of the united states. such resolution would be inoperative as an amendment to the treaty, since it had not received the assent of the ..... exercised over a territory, situated as supposed, as uncontrolled by the provisions of the constitution in respect of national taxation. the distinction was drawn between a special act in respect of the particular country and a general and prior act ..... resolved, as given in the margin, * that it was not intended to incorporate the page 183 u. s. 180 inhabitants of the philippines into citizenship of the united states, nor to permanently annex those islands. we need not consider the force and effect of a resolution of this sort, if .....

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1901

Ansley Vs. Ainsworth

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-01-1901

..... discovered coal, and acquired an exclusive and perpetual right to a coal claim to themselves and their assigns under section 18 of art. 7 of the choctaw constitution; the laws, usages, and customs of that nation, and acts of the choctaw council, and that in february, 1898, riddle conveyed his undivided one- ..... 174 u. s. 445 , it was held that the appeal thus granted was intended to extend only to the constitutionality or validity of the legislation affecting citizenship or allotment of land in the indian territory. thus, it is seen that the act of march 1, 1895, created a court page 180 u. s ..... in cases in which the jurisdiction of the court was in issue; of conviction of a capital crime; involving the construction or application of the constitution of the united states, and in which the constitutionality of any law of the united states or the validity or construction of any treaty made under ..... the united states courts in the indian territory direct to the supreme court of the united states to either party, in all citizenship cases, and in all cases between either of the five civilized tribes and the united states involving the constitutionality or validity of any legislation affecting ..... citizenship, or the allotment of lands, in the indian territory, under the rules and regulations governing appeals to said court in other cases: .....

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Jan 28 1901 (FN)

New Orleans Vs. Fisher

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-28-1901

..... recovery of the judgments as alleged; that they had become final, and that they were payable as provided therein, and denying that the school taxes collected constituted a trust fund; any liability for interest collected; any privity between mrs. fisher and the city, and pleading prescription by the lapse of ten years. ..... this was not the proper way to attack the original judgment on the ground of fraud; nothing was said in the proposed plea as to the citizenship of mr. fisher, who was a party plaintiff, and a necessary or at least proper party, if the choses in action sued on were community ..... circuit court on the ground of the want of competency in the assignors of mrs. fisher to sue in that court and of want of diversity of citizenship between mrs. fisher and the city. the first of these objections had been made and, after trial, overruled in the proceedings which resulted in the ..... impairment of contracts have been in any manner violated by this defendant; . . . that act no. 82 of 1884 was passed in violation of any constitutional rights of oratrix in the premises, and defendant declares that whatever was done by the state of louisiana in passing the said act, if it was done, ..... also for the interest thereon collected by way of penalty for delay in payment. as the collections were held in trust, the statute of limitations constituted no defense. jurisdiction of the actions in which the judgments were recovered against the school board could not be attacked on the creditor's bill. no .....

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