Proceedings and Committee Reports Volume 45

Proceedings and Committee Reports Volume 45

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...I think, because it attempted to reform too many abuses; because it dealt with too many subjects, and because it was impossible in the short time that was allowed for its presentation to the people that the people should have fully grasped the significance of its various provisions. It is interesting to note in passing, because it bears upon this immediate subject before us, that there never was a body which approached an important subject of far reaching public interest with less partisan spirit than did the Convention of 1915, and it was with very bitter disappointment that the representatives of the majority of that body were confronted with the opposition of the minority, after the work was completed; a work in which the minority so largely had concurred. But time has gone by, and in the several years which have elapsed since that Convention, not an unimportant part of its work has been separarely submitted to the people and has become a part of our fundamental law. Now, the Convention on the Judiciary Article, composed of representative and eminent lawyers and judges, have brought in a report which is not only gratifying to me_, but I think to all the members of the Judiciary Committee of the Convention of 1915, because it so closely follows the recommendations which we made. Not wholly.' Some thingst-hat we recommended are not included in this article, and there are some modifications. But on the whole, it follows our work so closely, that I cannot but regard it as representing the intelligent and conservative professional thought of the State. Of course, at the outset, the first question that arises is that which was brought up at the meeting of a special committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, of...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236980786
  • 9781236980786