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Page 112 - It is hereby ordained and declared, by the authority aforesaid, that the following articles shall be considered as articles of compact, between the original States and the people and States in the said territory, and forever remain unalterable, unless by common consent...
Page 414 - The powers of the government of the State of Mississippi shall be divided into three distinct departments, and each of them confided to a separate body of magistracy, to wit: those which are legislative to one. those which are judicial to another, and those which are executive to another.
Page 123 - The powers of the Government of the State of Kentucky shall be divided into three distinct departments, and each of them be confided to a separate body of magistracy, to wit : those which are Legislative to one ; those which are Executive to another, and those which are Judiciary to another. § 2. No person, or collection of persons, being of one of those departments, shall exercise any power properly belonging to either of the others, except in the instances hereinafter expressly directed or permitted.
Page 216 - Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed; for God made man in his own image.
Page 111 - The governor, by and with advice and consent of the said legislative council, or of a majority of them, shall have power to alter, modify, or repeal the laws which may be in force at the commencement of this act. Their legislative powers shall also extend to all the rightful subjects of legislation; but no law shall be valid which is inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the United States...
Page 53 - Father, who wouldest not the death of a sinner but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live...
Page 126 - The Legislature shall never adopt any system or code of laws by general reference to such system or code of laws, but in all cases shall specify the several provisions of the laws it may enact.
Page 481 - Acts, nor on what may have been said before or at the time of making them, or since...
Page 257 - In any case where an oath or affirmation is required by law, or is necessary for the prosecution or defence of any private right, or for the ends of public justice: 3.
Page vi - A System of Penal. Law, for the State of Louisiana: Consisting of A Code of Crimes and Punishments, A Code of Procedure, A Code of Evidence, A Code of Reform and Prison Discipline, A Book of Definitions, Prepared Under the Authority of a Law of the Said State.