Trial of impeachment of Levi Hubbell, judge of the Second Judicial Circuit, by the Senate of the State of Wisconsin, June 1853, Svazek 15

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Strana 525 - ... he has not, directly or indirectly, made any agreement or contract, in any way or manner, with any person or persons whatsoever, by which the title which he might acquire from the government of the United States should inure, in whole or in part, to the benefit of any person except himself...
Strana 41 - This trial, though it varies in external ceremony, yet differs not in essentials from criminal prosecutions before inferior courts. The same rules of evidence, the same legal notions of crimes and punishments, prevail.
Strana 42 - That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes, as existed at the time of their colonization ; and which they have, by experience, respectively found to be applicable to their several local and other circumstances.
Strana 77 - ... without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members present. Judgment in cases of impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from office, or removal from office and disqualification to hold any office of honor, profit or trust, under the State ; but the party impeached shall be liable to indictment, trial and punishment according to law.
Strana 42 - That the respective colonies are entitled to the common law of England, and more especially to the great and inestimable privilege of being tried by their peers of the vicinage, according to the course of that law.
Strana 641 - I wish POPULARITY, but it is that popularity which follows, not that which is run after. It is that popularity which, sooner or later, never fails to do justice to the pursuit of noble ends by noble means.
Strana 497 - A conveyance upon a sale made pursuant to a final judgment, in an action to foreclose a mortgage upon real property, vests in the purchaser the same estate, only, that would have vested in the mortgagee if the equity of redemption had been foreclosed.
Strana 729 - Unless we have been able to find an error ' which will bear us out to reverse the outlawry, it must be affirmed. The constitution does not allow reasons of state to influence our judgments : God forbid it should ! We must not regard political consequences, how formidable soever they might be : if rebellion was the certain consequence, we are bound to say,
Strana 765 - Upon advised consideration of the charges," said he, "descending into my own conscience, and calling my memory to account so far as I am able, I do plainly and ingenuously confess that I am guilty of corruption, and do renounce all defence.
Strana 310 - Resort then must be had either to parliamentary practice, and the common law, in order to ascertain what are high crimes and misdemeanors; or the whole subject must be left to the arbitrary discretion of the Senate for the time being. The latter is so incompatible with the genius of our institutions that no lawyer or statesman would be inclined to countenance so absolute a despotism of opinion and practice, which might make that a crime at one time or in one person, which would be deemed innocent...

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