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" We know that this is a power which may be abused, but that is no argument against its existence. For protection against abuses by legislatures the people must resort to the polls, not to the courts. "
The Central Law Journal - Page 357
1907
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Laws of Illinois Relating to Railroads and Warehouses, with Appendix ...

Illinois - 1877 - 182 pages
...existed before. It establishes no new principle in the law, but only gives a new effect to an old one. We know that this is a power which may be abused,...people must resort to the polls, not to the courts. After what has already been said it is unnecessary to refer at length to the effect of the other provision...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 15

Law - 1877 - 558 pages
...existed before. It establishes no new principle in the law, but only gives a new effect to an old one. We know that this is a power which may be abused,...people must resort to the polls, not to the courts. After what has already been said it is unnecessary to refer at length to the effect of the other provision...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents ..., Volume 13, Part 2

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1877 - 526 pages
...existed before. It establishes no new principle in the law, but only gives a new elicc', to an old one. We know that this is a power which may be abused,...people must resort to the polls, not to the courts. After what has already been said it is unnecessary to refer at length to the effect of the other provision...
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The Doctrine of Presumed Dedication of Private Property to Public Use: In ...

George Ticknor Curtis - Property - 1881 - 44 pages
...the security of a mortgage. It is not pretended that the legislative discretion reaches to the * " We know that this is a power which may be abused ; but this is no argument against its existence. For protection against abuses by legislatures the people...
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Interstate Commerce: Debate in Forty-Eighth Congress, Second Session ...

United States. Congress - Interstate commerce - 1884 - 582 pages
...said to show that when private property is devoted to public use it is subject to public regulation. We know that this is a power which may be abused ;...no argument against its existence. For protection againstabuses by Legislatures the people must resort to the polls, not to the courts. Not only is it...
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A Treatise on the Law of Railways, Volume 2

David Rorer - Railroad law - 1884 - 996 pages
...principle in the law, but only gives a new effect to an old one. We know that this is a power which maybe abused; but that is no argument against its existence. For protection against abuse* by legislatures the people must resort to the polls, not to the courts. After what has already...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 60

Law reports, digests, etc - 1901 - 1250 pages
...which the owner could not go; and that the only redress against these arbitrary legislative edicts was, "for protection against abuses by legislatures the...people must resort to the polls, not to the courts." According to this, if the owner of a. water mill should have the stream which turns it diverted by...
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American Constitutional Law, Volume 2

John Innes Clark Hare - Constitutional law - 1888 - 764 pages
...existed before. It establishes no new principle in the law, but only gives a new effect to an old one. We know that this is a power which may be abused;...people must resort to the polls, not to the courts." i 110 US 317, 325. Such legislation may be eminently just as regards companies which have been chartered...
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The New York Supplement, Volume 100

Law reports, digests, etc - 1907 - 1210 pages
...government should review and correct the wrong that has been done. The temptation should be firmly resisted. "For protection against abuses by Legislatures the...people must resort to the polls, not to the courts." Munn v. Illinois, supra. It is gratifying to observe how promptly of late the Legislature has responded...
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The Andover Review, Volume 11

Religion - 1889 - 708 pages
...court now regards constitutional restraints is shown by the observation of Chief Justice Waite : " For protection against abuses by legislatures the...people must resort to the polls, not to the courts." In the Kansas case, an act was passed declaring that every place where intoxicating liquors were manufactured...
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