Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Kentucky State Bar Association ...

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Courier-Journal Job Printing Company, 1912 - Bar associations
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Page 132 - And we have already had occasion to remark at this term that the people of each state compose a state having its own government and endowed with all the functions essential to separate and independent existence, and that without the states in union there could be no such political body as the United States.
Page 15 - And the said association is formed to cultivate the science of jurisprudence, to promote reform in the law, to facilitate the administration of justice, to elevate the standard of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession, and to cherish the spirit of brotherhood among the members thereof.
Page 108 - We do not propose to be bound by it as a political rule in that way, because we think it lays the foundation not merely of enlarging and spreading out what we consider an evil, but it lays the foundation for spreading that evil into the States themselves. We propose so resisting it as to have it reversed if we can, and a new judicial rule established upon this subject.
Page 29 - ... no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend ; to whom you may impart griefs, joys, fears, hopes, suspicions, counsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession.
Page 107 - But we think the Dred Scott decision is erroneous. We know the court that made it has often overruled its own decisions, and we shall do what we can to have it overrule this. We offer no resistance to it.
Page 263 - All Standing Committees shall meet on the day preceding each annual meeting at the place where the same is to be held, at such hour as the respective chairman shall designate.
Page 107 - We do not propose that when Dred Scott has been decided to be a slave by the court, we. as a mob, will decide him to be free. We do not propose that, when any other one.
Page 67 - At the same time, the judge is primarily responsible for the just outcome of the trial. He is not a mere moderator of a town meeting, submitting questions to the jury for determination, nor simply ruling on the admissibility of testimony, but one who in our jurisprudence stands charged with full responsibility. He has the same opportunity that jurors have for seeing the witnesses, for noting all those matters in a trial not capable of record, and when in his deliberate opinion there is no excuse...
Page 109 - It is impatient of the utter confusion that results from local legislatures attempting to treat national issues as local issues. It is still more impatient of the impotence which springs from overdivision of governmental powera, the impotence which makes it possible for local selfishness or for legal cunning, hired by wealthy special interests, to bring national activities to a deadlock. This New Nationalism regards the executive power as the steward of the public welfare.
Page 124 - Commerce between independent powers or communities is universally regulated by duties and imposts. It was so regulated by the states before the adoption of this constitution, equally in respect to each other and to foreign powers. The goods and vessels employed in the trade are the only subjects of regulation. It can act on mine other.

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