Constitution of the State of New York Adopted in 1846; With a Comparative Arrangement of the Constitutional Provisions of Other States

Constitution of the State of New York Adopted in 1846; With a Comparative Arrangement of the Constitutional Provisions of Other States

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...also of directing the examination of witnesses that are aged, very infirm, or going out of the State, upon interrogatories de bene esse, to be read in evidence, in case of the death or departure of the witnesses before the trial, or inability by reason of age, sickness, bodily infirmity or imprisonment, then to attend; and also the power of obtaining evidence from places not within this State. Del., 123.--The Supreme Court, except in cases otherwise directed in this Constitution, shall have appellate jurisdiction only, which shall be co-extensive with the State, under such restrictions and regulations, not repugnant to this Constitution, as may from time to time be prescribed by law, provided that the said court shall always have power to issue writs of injunction, mandamus, quo warranto, habeas corpus, and such other original and remedial writs as may be necessary to give it a general superintendence and control of all other courts. Fl, 133.--The Justices of the Supreme Court, Chancellors and Judges of the Circuit Court, shall, by virtue of their offices, be conservators of the peace throughout the State. Fl, 135.--The Circuit Courts shall have original jurisdiction in all matters, civil and criminal, not otherwise excepted in this Constitution. Fl., 134.--The General Assembly shall by law authorize the Circuit Court to grant licenses for building tollbridges, and to establish ferries, and to regulate the tolls of both, to construct dams across streams not navigable; to ascertain and declare what streams are navigable; but no special law for such purpose shall be made. Fl, 133. '.--The said Supreme court shall have no original jurisdiction, but shall be a court alone for the trial and correction of errors in law and equity from the Superior...show more

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  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236535073
  • 9781236535078