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Nov 18 1907 (FN)

Chambers Vs. Baltimore and Ohio R. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Nov-18-1907

..... citizen of some other state. the final judgment in this case therefore denies a fundamental right inhering in citizenship, and protected by section 2 of article iv of the constitution. the constitution is the supreme law of the land. but it would not be supreme if any right given by ..... from the courts the law of ohio has not been influenced by her citizenship, which is regarded as immaterial. we are unable to see that, in this case, the plaintiff has been refused any right which the constitution of the united states confers upon her, and accordingly the judgment is affirmed ..... the internal affairs of a state cannot reasonably be characterized as hostile to the fundamental rights of citizens of other states. . . . the constitution forbids only such legislation affecting citizens of the respective states as will substantially or practically but a citizen of one state in a condition of alienage ..... the estates of citizens of other states? it is not necessary to fully enumerate the privileges and immunities secured against hostile discrimination by the constitutional provision in question. all agree that among such privileges and immunities are those which, under our institutions, are fundamental in their nature. i ..... a real and substantial sense, a discrimination forbidden by the constitution. if such a case should arise, and be denied hearing in the ohio courts by the ohio law, then, as the denial would be based upon the citizenship of that person in whom the right of action originally vested .....

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Feb 25 1907 (FN)

Wallace Vs. Adams

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-25-1907

..... of the right of a litigant to citizenship. the distinction between this court and the courts established by act of congress in virtue of its power to ordain ..... extend the appellate power of this court beyond the limits prescribed by the constitution, and can neither confer nor impose on it the authority or duty of hearing and determining an appeal from a commissioner or auditor, or any ..... created by acts of congress for special purposes, and neither of them possesses judicial power in the sense in which those words are used in the constitution. the circumstance that one is called a court and its decisions called judgments cannot alter its character nor enlarge its power. . . . congress cannot ..... duties in respect of these indian tribes, and, assuming that congress possesses plenary power of legislation in regard to them, subject only to the constitution of the united states, it follows that the validity of remedial legislation of this sort cannot be questioned unless in violation of some prohibition of ..... the question of citizenship in any particular case, nor determine whether the applicant was or was not entitled to be enrolled as a citizen. it is unnecessary to consider what would have been the effect of a judgment of this court, a court provided for in the constitution, on the question .....

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Jan 07 1907 (FN)

Zartarian Vs. Billings

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-07-1907

..... for, wanting native birth, she cannot otherwise become a citizen of the united states. her right to citizenship, if any she has, is the creation of congress, exercising the power over this subject conferred by the constitution. united states v. wong kim ark, 169 u. s. 649 , 169 u. s. 702 ..... . the relevant section, 2172, which it is maintained confers the right of citizenship, is the culmination of a number of acts on the subject ..... restrained of her liberty at boston by the united states commissioner of immigration, which imprisonment was alleged to have been in violation of the constitutional rights of the said mariam zartarian without due process of law, and contrary to the provisions of 2172 of the revised statutes of the united ..... states, which section, it is alleged, made said mariam a citizen of the united states by virtue of the citizenship of her father, the petitioner. the united states district attorney and the attorney for the petitioner stipulated the following facts: "the petitioner, charles ..... from congressional legislation, and not judicial decision. section 2172, rev.stat., and the naturalization laws of the united states, do not confer citizenship on the minor children of a naturalized alien who were born abroad and remain abroad until after their parent's naturalization; such children are aliens .....

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Apr 15 1907 (FN)

Patterson Vs. Colorado

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-15-1907

..... by the first amendment -- this for the reason that the rights of free speech and a free press were, as already said, attributes of national citizenship before the fourteenth amendment was made a part of the constitution. now the fourteenth amendment declares, in express words, that "no state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of ..... of free speech whenever it thinks that the public welfare requires that to be done. the public welfare cannot override constitutional privileges, and if the rights of free speech and of a free press are, in their essence, attributes of national citizenship, as i think they are, then neither congress nor any state, since the adoption of the fourteenth amendment, can, by ..... that, when the fourteenth amendment prohibited the states from impairing or abridging the privileges of citizens of the united states, it necessarily prohibited the states from impairing or abridging the constitutional rights of such citizens to free speech and a free press. but the court announces that it leaves undecided the specific question whether there is to be found in the ..... legislative enactments or by judicial action, impair or abridge them. in my judgment, the action of the court below was in violation of the rights of free speech and a free press as guaranteed by the constitution. i go .....

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Mar 04 1907 (FN)

Halter Vs. Nebraska

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-04-1907

..... without due process of law and as taking private property for public use without just compensation. in our consideration of the questions presented, we must not overlook certain principles of constitutional construction, long ago established and steadily adhered to, which preclude a judicial tribunal from holding a legislative enactment, federal or state, unconstitutional and void unless it be manifestly so. another ..... liberty is violated by a state enactment forbidding the flag to be used as an advertisement on a bottle of beer. it is familiar law that even the privileges of citizenship and the rights inhering in personal liberty are subject, in their enjoyment, to such reasonable restraints as may be required for the general good. nor can we hold that anyone ..... american republic. for that flag every true american has not simply an appreciation, but a deep affection. no american, nor any foreign-born person who enjoys the privileges of american citizenship, ever looks upon it without taking pride in the fact that he lives under this free government. hence, it has often occurred that insults to a flag have been the ..... state legislation in regard thereto, until congress does act, a state has power to prohibit the use of the national flag for advertising purposes within its jurisdiction. the privileges of citizenship and the rights inhering in personal liberty are subject in their enjoyment to such reasonable restraints as may be required for the public good, and no one has a right .....

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Mar 25 1907 (FN)

Empire State-idaho Mining Co. Vs. Hanley

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-25-1907

..... against the appellants, decided that the court had jurisdiction, and that the former decree was conclusive. this decision does not necessarily and directly involve the construction or application of the constitution of the united states. page 205 u. s. 233 in world's columbian exposition v. united states, 56 f. 657, mr. chief justice fuller, speaking for the court, said: " ..... cases in which the construction or application of the constitution is involved, or the constitutionality of any law of the united states is drawn in question, are cases which present an issue upon such construction or application or constitutionality, the ..... against the empire state-idaho mining & developing company and the federal mining & smelting company, appellants herein. the bill, filed july 27, 1904, alleged diversity page 205 u. s. 226 of citizenship as the ground of jurisdiction, and averred that the empire state-idaho mining & developing company, the federal mining & smelting company, and complainant are the owners and possessors, as tenants in ..... s. 225 appeal from the circuit court of the united states for the district of idaho syllabus in a suit in the circuit court of the united states where diverse citizenship exists, if the real question is the controlling effect of res judicata of a decree rendered between the parties in another suit, and whether the court rendering it had .....

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Apr 22 1907 (FN)

Barrington Vs. Missouri

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-22-1907

..... , and the evidence admitted. the state supreme court held that the trial court, in admitting the testimony, did not commit error. this notwithstanding the constitution of missouri provided "that no person shall be compelled to testify against himself in a criminal case." its ruling upon that proposition is not subject to ..... in abatement, and found the issues against defendant, except that it found that he was a native citizen and subject of great britain. the question of citizenship is immaterial as affecting the jurisdiction of this court under 709, rev.stat. french v. hopkins, 124 u. s. 524 . nor are we ..... counts, the defendant is being proceeded against in violation of the state and federal guaranty of due process of law, and in violation of his constitutional right to be specifically informed of the nature and cause of the accusation against him." the demurrer was overruled. and also a motion to quash ..... not appear that counsel objected to the introduction of this testimony on the ground that any rights, privileges, or immunities of defendant under the constitution of the united states were thereby violated. counsel for the state offered in evidence certain articles taken from defendant's trunk, and this was ..... have been complied with is not a federal question, and the decision of the state court is not open to revision here. the question of citizenship is immaterial as affecting the jurisdiction of this court under 709, rev.stat. as a general rule, aliens are subject to the law of .....

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Feb 04 1907 (FN)

Chicago Vs. Mills

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-04-1907

..... . the original bill alleged that the ordinance impaired the obligation of the contract contained in the charter of the gas company in contravention of the contract clause of the federal constitution; and also that the ordinance was illegal in that the city had no power to pass it. the ordinance thus complained of was adopted by the city of chicago october ..... u. s. 194 u.s. 1. to the bill as originally filed in that case the city of chicago filed a general demurrer, and the circuit court, holding that no constitutional right of the company was impaired, decided that its jurisdiction would not extend to the question of the power of the council to pass the ordinance in question, and that ..... co. v. franson, 203 u. s. 278 . a preliminary objection is made that the certificate does not show whether the jurisdictional question arose from insufficient amount, want of diversity of citizenship, collusion, or otherwise. but we are of the opinion that an examination of the record, aided by the opinion of the court contained therein, and made part thereof, distinctly shows ..... fraudulent purpose of invoking the jurisdiction of the federal court concerning a controversy which was really between the company and the city of chicago -- parties lacking the requisite diversity of citizenship to maintain the suit in the federal courts. the record discloses that the appeal was allowed to this page 204 u. s. 326 court solely upon the question of the .....

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Nov 18 1907 (FN)

Hunter Vs. Pittsburgh

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Nov-18-1907

..... act of assembly, entitled as aforesaid, was passed at an extraordinary or special session of the legislature convened by the governor of pennsylvania under article 4, 12, of the constitution of pennsylvania, which provides that the governor may, on extraordinary occasions, convene the general assembly, and that the subject of the said legislation or act of assembly aforesaid was ..... . . . with the greater city." the act provides in considerable detail for the effect of the consolidation upon the debts, obligations, claims, and property of the constituent cities, grants rights of citizenship to the citizens of those cities in the consolidated city, enacts that, "except as herein otherwise provided, all the property . . . and rights and privileges . . . vested in or belonging ..... the property of your respondents, and create additional burdens without compensation, and will depreciate the sale of the property in violation of said article v of the amendments to the constitution of the united states, and they therefore will be deprived of their property." "fourth. the supreme court of the state of pennsylvania erred in dismissing the seventh assignment ..... ." "sec. 9. all the citizens of each of the united cities and of the intervening land shall be entitled to, and shall enjoy and exercise, full rights of citizenship in the said enlarged and consolidated city. all the rights of creditors and all liens and all the rights of the constituent cities and the government of the intervening land .....

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Feb 25 1907 (FN)

Smithers Vs. Smith

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-25-1907

..... on the part of the latter with its own view of the facts in evidence, as the standard and measure of that justice which the jury itself is the appointed constitutional tribunal to award." in applying these general principles for the purpose of ascertaining the limits of the authority to dismiss summarily for lack of jurisdiction, the circumstance that, in this ..... into court a cause of action which, as stated by him, is clearly within its jurisdiction, he has the right to try its merits in the manner provided by the constitution and law, and cannot be compelled to submit to a trial of another kind. this was clearly stated by mr. justice matthews in barry v. edmunds, 116 u.s. at ..... court. the plaintiff in error brought an action in the circuit court for the recovery of certain land and damages for the detention thereof, basing jurisdiction upon a diversity of citizenship, which was undisputed. in such case, it is essential to the jurisdiction of the circuit court that "the matter in dispute exceeds, exclusive of interest and costs, the sum or ..... against several defendants that, acting together, they have taken land from him of over $2,000 in value and inflicted upon him damages of over $2,000, and requisite diverse citizenship exists, the circuit court has jurisdiction and the case does not fall within the dismissal provision of 1 of the act of march 3, 1875, because it appears to the .....

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