Federal Decisions: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme, Circuit and District Courts of the United States, Volume 12

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Gilbert Book Company, 1885
 

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Página 183 - If two or more persons conspire either to commit any offense against the United States, or to defraud the United States in any manner or for any purpose...
Página 49 - This controversy relates to the validity and effect of the seventh clause of his will, which is as follows : "I give, devise and bequeath all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, both real and personal...
Página 421 - States provides that the Congress shall have power — To coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and measures: To provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United States.
Página 374 - That if any person shall, within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States, begin or set on foot, or provide or prepare the means for, any military expedition or enterprise, to be carried on from thence...
Página 427 - That the Constitution and all Laws of the United States which are not locally inapplicable, shall have the same force and effect within the said Territory of Nebraska as elsewhere within the United States...
Página 296 - Whoever shall knowingly deposit, or cause to be deposited, for mailing or delivery, anything declared by this section to be nonmailable...
Página 436 - To exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever, over such district (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular States, and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of government of the United States, and to exercise like authority over all places purchased, by the consent of the legislature of the State in which the same shall be, for the erection of forts, magazines, arsenals, dockyards, and other needful 'buildings.
Página 447 - The rule that penal laws are to be construed strictly is perhaps not much less old than construction itself. It is founded on the tenderness of the law for the rights of individuals, and on the plain principle that the power of punishment is vested in the legislative, and not in the judicial, department.
Página 440 - An act in addition to an act more effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States, and for other purposes...
Página 374 - ... be concerned in the furnishing, fitting out, or arming, of any ship or vessel, with intent that such ship or vessel shall be employed in the service...

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