Commerce, the Commission and the Courts

Commerce, the Commission and the Courts : A Lecture Delivered Under the Auspices of the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University, May 13, 1912 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Commerce, the Commission and the Courts: A Lecture Delivered Under the Auspices of the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University, May 13, 1912 It is also true that the railways are affected with a public use. It is, because of the public nature of their services that the railroads were accorded the power of eminent domain which almost continuously has been referred to as the reason that they should be subject to public regulation. It ought to be recognized, however, that the real basis for this regulation is the economic power of the railways which was not foreseen when the original charters were granted. The distinction between the private rights and the public obligations of a railway have not even as yet been definitely and finally determined. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 20 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243142749
  • 9780243142743