United States Constitutional History and Law

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OUTLINE of ENGLISH ConstitutionAL PoliticAL AND LEGAL His TORY TO THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE III
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The AngloSaxons in Germany
23
The conquest of Britain
24
Changes in AngloSaxon political institutions occa sioned by the conquest of Britain
25
The period of the many kingdoms
26
The period of the seven kingdoms
27
The period of the three kingdoms
28
Ecgberht and Aelfred
30
United AngloSaxon England
33
AngloSaxon feudalism
35
The Danish conquest
37
Eadward the Confessor
38
The Saxon Witenagemote
39
The Norman conquest
40
Legal changes under William the Conqueror
41
The Norman kings
42
Legal reforms of Henry the Second
43
John
45
Contest between the king and the English people during the reign of Henry III
47
The Curia Regis and the origin of the English Par liament
48
The English Justinian
49
The influence of Roman law in England and the development of equity jurisprudence
51
The loss of power by the House of Lords
53
The Tudor dynasty
54
The accession of the House of Stuart
56
Charles I
59
The long parliament
62
The civil war
64
The Commonwealth
66
The restoration of the Stuarts
67
The Bill of Rights
69
The ministry system
71
Accession of the House of Hanover
72
The accession of George III
73
CHAPTER III
75
The thirteen colonies
81
The colonial government of Virginia
83
Massachusetts
84
Connecticut
87
Rhode Island
88
New Hampshire
89
Pennsylvania and Delaware
90
Maryland
91
North and South Carolina
92
Georgia
93
CHAPTER IV
102
CHAPTER V
134
CHAPTER VI
189
The executive department
193
The judicial department
194
The government of the United States as a whole
195
CHAPTER VII
197
Beginning of the representative character of parlia ment
199
The division of parliament into two houses
200
Colonial and state legislatures
202
Apportionment of representatives
203
The house of representatives
204
Qualifications of representatives
206
Method of electing senators and representatives Meetings of congress
209
Rules of proceedings punishment and expulsion of members
210
Journals of congress their publication
212
Adjournment of congress
213
Privileges of members of congress
214
Disabilities of members of congress
215
Bills for raising revenue
217
Impeachments
222
CHAPTER VIII
227
Restriction upon the power of taxation
230
Direct and indirect taxes
231
Collateral powers implied from the power of taxation
238
The legal tender cases
241
The power to regulate commerce
248
Bankruptcy laws
250
The power to coin money
252
Fixing the standard of weights and measures
253
Post offices and post roads
254
Patents
256
Copyrights
259
The establishment of inferior federal tribunals
260
The slave trade
273
Habeas corpus bills of attainder and ex post facto laws
274
Drawing money from the treasury
275
Titles of nobility
276
CHAPTER IX
277
The constitutional convention
278
The twelfth amendment
281
Counting the votes for President
283
Succession to the presidency
284
Compensation of President
285
Commanderinchief of the army and navy
287
The pardoning power
288
Treaties and foreign relations
291
Appointment of public officers
296
Messages to congress convening and adjourning con gress
299
Executing the laws
300
Relation of President to the courts
301
The President as part of the legislative department
302
Impeachments
303
CHAPTER X
305
Privileges and disabilities of judges
306
Power to declare acts of congress unconstitutional
307
Marbury v Madison
308
Extent of the judicial powers of the United States
312
Cases and controversies
314
Law and equity
315
Political questions
316
Cases affecting ambassadors other public ministers and consuls
317
Controversies to which the United States is a party
319
Controversies between two or more states
320
Controversies between a state and citizens of another state
321
Between citizens of different states
324
Between citizens of the same state claiming land under grants from different states
325
Between a state or citizens thereof and foreign states citizens or subjects
326
United States courts
328
District courts
330
Circuit courts
333
Jurisdiction of circuit courts in bankruptcy proceed ings
336
Criminal jurisdiction of the circuit courts
337
Appellate jurisdiction of circuit courts 34
340
Appeals from circuit court of appeals to supreme court
342
Appeals from territorial courts to Supreme court
343
Original jurisdiction of the Supreme court
344
Statutory provisions as to original jurisdiction of the Supreme court
345
Criminal jurisdiction of United States courts
346
CHAPTER XI
347
Construction
348
The first eight amendments
349
The writ of habeas corpus
350
Bills of attainder
353
Ex post facto laws
355
Treason
357
Evidence for conviction of treason
359
Freedom of speech
361
Right of assembly
363
The quartering of soldiers
364
Rights of persons accused of crime
365
Indictment
366
Double jeopardy
367
Incriminating evidence
369
Due process of law
371
The taking of private property and the right of eminent domain
374
Trial by jury in criminal cases
376
Nature and cause of the accusation
378
Witnesses and counsel
379
Jury trials in civil cases
380
Excessive bails and fines and cruel and unusual pun ishments
382
The last three amendments
383
THE REGULATION OF COMMERCE
384
What commerce does not include
391
Crandall v Nevada
405
The antitrust act
412
CHAPTER XIV
450
Revenue laws of the United States
459
CHAPTER XV
472
CHAPTER XVI
481
E Articles of Confederation
510
INDEx
582

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