Law Notes Volume 2

Law Notes Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...to their ranks. If it were possible, and by possible we mean compatible with the rights of other criminals and suspected criminals, such a man as the assassin of the Empress of Austria should not be permitted the.pleasure of dying except through weakness of the flesh. A hand should be laid on his shoulder, and he should be silently led away to an unnumbered cell in a nameless prison, and he should there be permitted to bea living exception to the rule that " death loves a shining mark." THE Supreme Court of the United States, as well as the lesser Federal courts, are receiving some pretty hard knocks these days. No bar association meeting is now complete without a paper or an address denouncing our highest judicial tribunal. The legal journals and the lay press are devoting columns to writers who have grievances to vent against "these piratical courts," as one picturesquely calls them. In this number we print an able and conservative article from the pen of J. Randolph Tucker, Jr., upon the evils of Federal injunctions. This article will be read with approval by the apparently increasing class of detractors of the United States courts. The most startling words on the subject, however, are contained in the address recently delivered before the Texas Bar Association by Hon. Sam. J. Hunter, Associate Justice of the Texas Court of Civil Appeals. Justice Hunter's address was entitled " Life Tenure of Oflice in a Republican Government." So severe was his denunciation, and so bold his attack, that the readers of LAw Norns will await with interest an article upon the subject which Justice Hunter has promised for our next number. But it seems to us that there is nothing new in all this. J efferson used as...show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236830539
  • 9781236830531