Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...of construction of the Constitution of the Union, that the sovereign powers vested in the state governments by their respective constitutions, remained unaltered and unimpaired except so far as they were granted to the Government of the United States. That the intention of the framers of the Constitution in this respect might not be misunderstood, this rule of interpretation is expressly declared in the 10th article of the amendments. "' In United States ew rel. Turner v. Williams, 194 U. S. 296 (L. Ed. 979-986), Mr. Justice Brewer gives a separate concurring opinion in which, referring to the 10th Amendment, we find this language: "The powers the people have given to the general government are named in the Constitution, and all not 'there named, either expressly or by implication, are reserved to the people, and can be exercised only by them, or upon further grant from them." In Twining '0. New Jersey, 211 U. S. 78, it is said: "It must not be forgotten that in a free representative government nothing is more fundamental than the right of the people through their appointed servants to govern themselves in accordance with their own will, except so far as they have restrained I themselves by constitutional limits specifically established; and that in our peculiar dual form of government nothing is more fundamental than the full power of the state to order its own alfairs and govern its own people, except so far as the Federal constitution expressly or by fair implication has withdrawn that power. The power of the people of the states to make and alter their laws at pleasure, is the greatest security for liberty and justice." Under this dual form of government we study the Federal Constitution to see if the...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236544676
  • 9781236544674