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" By the law of the land is most clearly intended the general law ; a law which hears before it condemns ; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial. The meaning is, that every citizen shall hold his life, liberty, property, and... "
Speeches and Forensic Arguments - Page 58
by Daniel Webster - 1835
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Wire & Radio Communications, Volume 24

1906
...clearly intended the general law, a law which hears before it condemns, which proceeds upon inquiry and renders judgment only after trial. The meaning...not therefore to be considered the law of the land' — (Cooley's Con. Lim. 6 Ed. 431.) — After all, Congress is but the agent of the people authorized...
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American Law Reports Annotated, Volume 27

1923
...Ct. Rep. im.) trarily or capriciously, but upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial, so that every citizen shall hold his life, liberty, property,...protection of the general rules which govern society. Hurtado v. California, 110 US 516, 535, 28 L. ed. 232, 238, 4 Sup. Ct. Rep. Ill, 292. It, of course,...
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The Oklahoma Law Journal, Volume 6

1907
...contract is held to be property, how much more* so the right to sell and dispose of one's land. "Everthing which may pass under the form of an Enactment is not,...therefore, to be considered the law of the land." Dartmouth College vs. Woodward 4 Wheaton 518. "The certificate of allotment of an Indian citizen delivered...
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Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the Maryland State ..., Volume 17, Part 1912

Maryland State Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association. Meeting - 1912
...considerations. On the one hand, to quote the words of Daniel Webster in the Dartmouth College case, "everything which may pass under the form of an enactment is not to be considered the law of the land," and on the other, it is self-evident that the constitutional...
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Delaware Reports: Containing Cases Decided in the Supreme Court ..., Volume 18

David Thomas Marvel, John W. Houston, Samuel Maxwell Harrington, James Pennewill, William Henry Boyce, William Watson Harrington, Charles L. Terry, William J. Storey - 1901
...law ; a law which hears before it condemns ; which proARGUMENTS OF DEFENDANTS. ceedfi upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial. The meaning...therefore, to be considered the law of the land." In WUson vs. The B. & PRR Co., 5 Delaware Chancery, 524 to 539, the Chancellor says " by the words...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 402

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - 1972
...not a special rule for a particular person or a particular case, but . . . 'the general law ..." so 'that every citizen shall hold his life, liberty,...protection of the general rules which govern society,' and thus excluding, as not due process of law, acts of attainder, bills of pains and penalties, acts...
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Revisions Needed in Financial Management Policies of the Federal Government ...

United States. General Accounting Office - 1973 - 33 pages
...1879, in Life and Speeches of Sir Henry Maine, by Grant Duff and Whitley Stokes (NY, 1892), p. 60. 10 " Everything which may pass under the form of an enactment is not to be considered the law of the land. If this were so ... there would be no general permanent law for...
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Bail reform: hearings before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - 1982 - 829 pages
...which hears before it condemns, which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial,' so 'that every citizen shall hold his life, liberty,...protection of the general rules Which govern society.' " "* Therefore acts of attainder,"3 bills of pains and penalties and similar legislation which would...
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Mr. Justice Black and His Critics

Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor Department of Political Science Tinsley E Yarbrough, Tinsley E. Yarbrough - 1988 - 323 pages
...the Dartmouth College case: "By the law of the land is most clearly intended the general law. . . . The meaning is, that every citizen shall hold his...protection of the general rules which govern society." 136 His opinions in later cases, especially Duncan and Winship, made clear his view that due process...
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The Fourteenth Amendment: From Political Principle to Judicial Doctrine

William E. Nelson - 2009
...meant to limit so radically the lawmaking power of the states. The Court was left with the principle " 'that every citizen shall hold his life, liberty,...protection of the general rules which govern society.' "131 "Those who make the laws," according to Thomas M. Cooley, were " 'to govern by promulgated, established...
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