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" States shall be divided or appropriated ; of granting letters of marque and reprisal in times of peace, appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and establishing courts for receiving and determining finally... "
A Brief View of the Constitution of the United States: Addressed to the Law ... - Page 55
by Peter Stephen Du Ponceau - 1834 - 106 pages
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Virginia State Bar ..., Volume 17

Virginia State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1904
...was that the right was conferred upon Congress of "appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas and establishing courts for receiving and dedetermining finally appeals in all cases of capture.* Congress did not avail itself of the power...
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Equal Rights Amendment Extension: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Constitutional amendments - 1979 - 764 pages
...judicial power of the federal government extended. The confederation gave to Congress the power "of establishing courts for receiving and determining finally appeals in all cases of captures." This power was uniformly construed to authorize these courts to receive appeals from the sentences...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Ohio, Volume 6

Ohio. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1874
...piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and establishing Piqua Bank r. Knoup, Treasurer. courts for receiving and determining finally appeals in all cases of captures." The judicial power here given over piracies and felonies upon the high seas, is " sole and exclusive."...
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Dreiser: Sister Carrie; Jennie Gerhardt; Twelve Men

Theodore Dreiser - Fiction - 1987 - 1168 pages
...decided against him, by the words of that instrument, by which is granted to congress the power of "establishing courts for receiving and determining, finally, appeals in all cases of capture;" he next attempts a distinction, and allows the power of appealing from the decisions of the...
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The Court Vs. Congress: Prayer, Busing, and Abortion

Edward Keynes, Randall K. Miller - Law - 1989 - 400 pages
...establish courts for the trial of piracy and felonies committed on the high seas as well as prize courts, "provided that no member of Congress shall be appointed a judge of any of the said courts." 1 While Article IX contained the germ of an independent judiciary, it left the existence of federal...
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Roots of the Republic: American Founding Documents Interpreted

Stephen L. Schechter - History - 1990 - 464 pages
...letters of marque and reprisal in times of peace22 — appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas and establishing...shall be appointed a judge of any of the said courts. The united states in congress assembled shall also be the last resort on appeal in all disputes and...
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The Constitutional Convention and the Formation of the Union

Winton U. Solberg - History - 1990 - 428 pages
...letters of marque and reprisal in times of peace—appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas and establishing...shall be appointed a judge of any of the said courts. The united states in congress assembled shall also be the last resort on appeal in all disputes and...
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Dictionary of Politics: Selected American and Foreign Political and Legal Terms

Walter John Raymond - Law - 1992 - 760 pages
...committed on the high seas and receiving and determining finally appeals in all cases of captures, • of congress shall be appointed a judge of any of the said courts. congress assembled shall also be the last resort on appeal in all disputes sisting or that hereafter...
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The Constitution in the Supreme Court: The First Hundred Years, 1789-1888

David P. Currie - Law - 1992 - 504 pages
...merits of the question as well. The Articles of Confederation expressly gave Congress the power of "establishing courts for receiving and determining finally appeals in all cases of captures."135 Because Congress was not empowered to establish trial courts for capture cases, it was...
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Founding the Republic: A Documentary History

John J. Patrick - History - 1995 - 272 pages
...letters of marque and reprisal in times of peace — appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas and establishing...shall be appointed a judge of any of the said courts. The united states in congress assembled shall also be the last resort on appeal in all disputes and...
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