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" I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich; and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties incumbent on me as , according to the best of my abilities... "
The Public and General Statutes Passed by the Congress of the United States ... - Page 56
by United States - 1840 - 3280 pages
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Judicial Independence: Discipline and Conduct : Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Administration of Justice - Judges - 1990 - 1012 pages
...rich, and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge and perform all the duties incumbent upon me as , according to the best of my abilities and...understanding, agreeably to the Constitution and laws of the United States. So help me God. Id. 1987-88] LEGISLATIVE PERSPECTIVE 791 ings. In 1804, during the Senate...
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Roots of the Republic: American Founding Documents Interpreted

Stephen L. Schechter - Business & Economics - 1990 - 478 pages
...evasion, or secret reservation whatsoever. So help me GOD."44 "I, AB do solemnly swear and affirm, that I will faithfully and impartially discharge and perform all the duties incumbent on me 44 Chapter VI, article I's second oath of office served several functions. First, it was a loyalty...
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America

Administrative law - 1990 - 384 pages
...by all Federal judges before they assume office: the vow to "administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich." Under that oath, judges must decide every citizen's claim on its merits, not on the basis of the claimant's...
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Israel yearbook on human rights. 20. 1990 (1991)

Yoram Dinstein - Political Science - 1991 - 388 pages
...required each Justice or judge of the United States to swear to "administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich . . ,"45 We should attend to three distinct, although interrelated, reasons that make the majority's...
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Government is Good: Citizenship, Participation, and Power

Joseph F. Freeman - Political Science - 1992 - 160 pages
...swear that I will support the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of the State, and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge and perform all the duties incumbent on me as a member of the city Council of Hill City according to the best of my ability. So help me God." Duty,...
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Confirmation Hearings on Federal Appointments: Hearings ..., Volume 4, Part 3

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - Judges - 1992 - 956 pages
...as a district court judge in Hay 1986, I swore that I would 'administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich" and that I would "faithfully and Impartially discharge and perform all the duties incumbent upon me" as a federal...
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Our American Government: An Introductory Guide for American Citizens

DIANE Publishing Company - 1994 - 130 pages
...duties of office: I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the...impartially discharge and perform all the duties incumbent upon me as * * * under the Constitution and laws of the United States. So help me God. " THE ELECTORAL...
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United States Code, Volume 15

United States - Law - 1995 - 1154 pages
...(21 Op. Atty. Oen. 449.) AMENDMENTS 1990— Pub. L. 101-650 substituted "under the Constitution" for "according to the best of my abilities and understanding, agreeably to the Constitution". EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1990 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 101-650 effective 90 days after Dec. 1, 1990....
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The Chief Justiceship of Melville W. Fuller, 1888-1910

James W. Ely - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 286 pages
...fifty-five-year-old Melville Fuller took the oath in open court, swearing to "administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich." In keeping with congressional legislation, Fuller was the first person to be formally commissioned...
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Keeping the Faith: A Cultural History of the U.S. Supreme Court

John E. Semonche - History - 2000 - 532 pages
...Congress and reads as follows: "I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the...and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties incumbent upon me . . . according to the best of my abilities and understanding agreeably...
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