Ohio Law Reporter Volume 10

Ohio Law Reporter Volume 10

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...have iziiy Supreme Court under that system, such as we have now at Ieiist. You would have seven courts of three judges, each having complete, fli1al jurisdiction. It was desired to retain the Supreme Court, as there are some very important questions, questions of great interest--a good many of them; more than you would think; that have to be decided by a high court of final jurisdiction, or the people will not be satisfied; and it was our idea, of course, that the courts are made for the people; they are not made for the lawyers; they are not made for the judges; they are not created for our Benefit or for the benefit of the judiciary; but the judges and the lawyers and the courts are made for the people, for the administration of justice to the people; and the people who have td pay the piper ought to have something to say about the dancihg. The idea was, to bring the courts and the administration of justice nearer to the people; to make it more prompt and less eipeiisive. It seemed to the Convention that the proposition to divide up the Supreme Court into sections was not feasible, because it' you make only two or three sections of it they can not transact the business. If eight circuit court have to work like Trojans to keep up with the work, how in the world would three divisions of the Supreme Court keep up with all the cases that would come to them from the courts of common pleas without any other help? It could not be done. Anyone who will study the figures will concede that it could not be done. It is perfectly impracticable. For that reason the idea of dividing up the Supreme Court in that way had to be set aside. Finally it was suggested in the Judiciary Committee, of which I happened to be a member, and there is where...
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 490g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236853911
  • 9781236853912