This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...employed generally, but only to avoid the inevitable conclusion that must follow from the application of universally ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...employed generally, but only to avoid the inevitable conclusion that must follow from the application of universally acknowledged legal principles to the saloon, as the courts themselves have estimated the institution. The limitations of the fourteenth amendment, being general, it must surely follow that the authority is confided to the courts to determine whether a particular enactment has the effect to abridge the privileges of citizens or to deny the equal protection of the laws. Upon this point, the Supreme Court of the United States has said: "Whether or not a state law will have the effect to authorize an abridgment of the privileges of citizens or will deny to persons the equal protection of the laws is not a question, subject to legislative determination, but is necessarily and essentially a judicial question, so that the courts alone are the arbiters of constitutional questions." Upon the same question, in McKinster vs. Sager. 163 Ind. 671, the Supreme Court of Indiana said: "If there is one occasion more than another which calls upon a court to vindicate the fundamental law, it is upon the complaint of a suitor who shows that there has been an attempt by hostile and discriminative legislation to bar his right to the ultimate process of the court, for such enactments strike at the very root of justice. "There is, and always will be, in every representative government, a struggle going on between the various interests of society with reference to legislation. This but evinces the necessity for the existence of a co-ordinate department of government, also acting under the responsibility of an oath, to determine, when called on to enforce legislation, whether it operates unequally." And, in determining, what is meant by "privileges...Read Less
Fair. A standard vintage copy. Text is clean but has yellowed. Dark green cloth boards have edge wear and rubbed and bumped corners. Binding is secured but a cracked hinge is exposed between reverse side of front cover and first front end paper. No dust jacket. Careful packaging and fast shipping. We recommend EXPEDITED MAIL for even faster delivery.
Good. Levey Bros., & Company, 1908. 12mo teal boards with white lettering on cover only, 295 pages. Clean and unmarked tight pages, volume is square with moderate wear to covers and occasional pencil brackets and underlining.
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