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ARMY AND Navy. See District Courts, JUDI- Commander-in-chief of

101 CIAL POWER, &c.

Power of raising and equipping 154

Necessity and extent of power 156 ADMISSION OF STATES.

Restrictions on the states rePower of admitting new states 262 lating to them

ib. Construction given to it

upon Congress ALIENS.

ARSENALS AND Forts. Who so termed

233 See LOCAL JURISDICTION. Inducements for them to be

ARTS (USEFUL). come citizens

234 Mode prescribed

ib.

See SCIENCE. Pights acquired thereby

ib.

ATTAINDER.
See NATURALIZATION

See BILLS OF ATTAINDER.
ALLEGIANCE.

AUTHORS AND INVERTORS.
Nature of that due by citizens See SCIENCE.
of the United States

232

AUXILIARY POWERS.
AMBASSADORS.

Power to make laws “neces-
By whom appointed

104 sary and proper" to execute In what courts they may sue

other powers

305 and be sued

· 123-130 Foundation and meaning of it ib. Power of sending and receiving 159 Judicial construction of it 312 Infringements on their rights, Implied powers, how delegated 314 how punishable

195 See PoWERS OF GOVERNMENT. AMENDMENT or CONSTITUTION.

BANK. Necessity of such power . . 267 See CORPORATIONS. Mode of exercising it

268 Restrictions upon it .

BANKRUPTCY.

ib. Amendments adopted

269 Power to establish uniform sysTheir nature and design 270

tem

235 Effect and construction of one ib. Why vested in National Gov

ernment

ib. APPEALS.

Object of bankrupt laws ib. See JUDICIAL POWER, SUPREME How distinguished from insolCOURT, &c.

vent laws Bankruptcy defined :

ib. APPOINTMENTS.

To what persons confined ib. Power of, where vested 104 Nature of power relative to it ib. Vacancies, how supplied . 105 Power retained by states 237 What vacancies intended ib. State laws cannot discharge

from contracts, except in cerARBITER. tain cases

238 Seo JUDICIAL Power, SUPREME Why no uniform system now in COURT, &c.

229

force

236

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Bilis or ATTAINDER.

COMMERCE.
Prohibited to states

273 Power of regulating it with for-
Definitions of
ib. eign nations

196
To what cases confined - ib. Where and how vested

ib.
Its nature and necessity

ib.
BILLS OF CREDIT.

To what it extends
Their issue prohibited to states 273 With what exception

ib.
Reasons therefor

ib. Judicial construction of it ib.
Judicial construction of the How far it comprehends navi-
power of Congress in relation gation within a state

198
to them.

275 To what vessels it extends
BORROWING MONEY.

How far it authorizes sale of
imported articles

206
Power of, where vested

States, how far restricted from
How conferred

ib.
preventing such sale

ib.
Extent and construction . ib.

Extends incidentally to other
CAPTURES.
and what objects

207

Applied to protection of domes-
Rules concerning

153
tic industry

ib.
Power of Congress to make To prohibition of slave-trade 208
them

ib.
Nature and extent of the power ib.

Power of regulating commerce
among the states

211
Judicial construction of it 154

Its general objects and extent ib.
CIRCUIT COURTS.
How far restricted

213

What commerce reserved to
Organization and sessions 140

states

ib.
Legislative regulations of their When power of Congress may
proceedings

141

be exercised within a state 214
Original and exclusive jurisdic-

Judicial construction of this
tion

ib.
power

ib
In regard to crimes and offences ib.

Applied to incidental objects ib.
Original and concurrent juris- Restrictions on states

ib.
diction.

ib. Power of regulating

Indian
In civil suits

ib.
trade

215
Jurisdiction as to copy-rights How vested and interpreted 220
and patents

142
Extent of its operation

ib.
In cases where United States

Trade and intercourse with In-
are parties

ib

dians by individuals, how re
Appellate jurisdiction

ib.
strained

ib.
In what sense "Inferior Courts" ib.

See INDIAN TRIBES.
Proceedings, how to be inter-
preted

COMMON ARBITER.
CITIZENS.

See JUDICIAL POWER, SUPREME

COU'RT, &c.
Who are citizens of U.S. 231
Who native citizens

232

COMMON LAW.
Persons born within the U. s., How far established in the col-
who are not citizens
233 onies

50
Persons born abroad, who are ib.

Benefit of, claimed by Congress ib.
Soe ALIENS, ALLEGIANCE, NAT-

Protects absolute rights

51
URALIZATION, &c.

Regulated relative rights of col-
onists

ib.
COASTING LICENSE.

Punished offences against pub-
See COMMERCE.

lic justice

ib.
COIN AND COINING.

How far adopted by states 52
Basis of their laws

ib.
See Money, POWERS OF Gov- State Constitutions made in ref-
ERNMENT, &c.

erence to its validity

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Its existence presupposed by How to be examined

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Constitution of U.S.

52 CONSTITUTIONAL Law defined 42
Referred to for explanation of

CONSTITUTIONS (STATE).
its powers and provisions 54
How far Common Law in force

Foundations, how laid

47
under the Constitution of U.

Source of their authority 48
S.

ib. On what principle founded ib.
CONGRESS.

Powers of Government, how

vested and distributed by
How constituted

62
them

49
Disabilities of members

Foriner civil and municipal in-
Their privileges and powers ib.

stitutions, how far retained
Elections, returns, and qualifi- Natural and moral rights se-
cations

ib.
cured

51
In what manner these powers

See STATE GOVERNMENTS,
are exercised

67

STATES, &c.
Quorum of each House

ib.
Adjournments and journals ib. CONSULS AND VICE-CONSULS.
Freedom of debate

ib.
By whom appointed

104
Time and manner of assem- In what Courts they may sue
bling

80

and be sued or prosecuted 128-9
Time and manner of adjourning 81

See JUDICIAL POWER.
Period of dissolution
See LEGISLATIVE Power,

CONTPACTS.
HOUSE

REPRESENTA- See LAWS IMPAIRING CONTRACTS.
TIVES, SENATE, &c.

COPY-RIGHT.
CONSTITUTION.

Sec SCIENCE.
Definition of one

42

CORPORATIONS.
Origin of them.

ib.
ib.
Grants, of irrevocable

262
Where they may exist
When derived from act of the

Are Contracts within the mean-
Government

43 ing and protection of the Con-

ib.
Wlien from written compact

stitution

ib.

Creation of, incident to sover-
Different modes of framing one ib.
Which most practicable

ib.
eignty

315

Nature and extent of power
Which preferable
ib.

ib.
How obtained

ib.

See AUXILIARY Powers, Laws
Theory of a Republican Consti-

IMPAIRING CONTRACTS, &c.
tution

COUNTERFEITING.
Advantages of a written one ib.

227
Evils of a traditionary one

Power of punishing .
45

To what ohjects it extends
Reasons for preferring one writ-

Nature and necessity of power ib.
ten

ib.

See POWERS OF GOVERNMENT.
CONSTITUTION OF UNITED STATES.

Courts.
On what foundation erected 47

ib.
On what principles formed

See IMPEACHMENTS,

JUDICIAL POWER,
From what materials

48

CIRCUIT COURTS,
In what manner adopted ib.

54
For what objects designed

DISTRICT COURTS,
Effect of its adoption on the

STATE COURts, and
states

MAGISTRATES, and
Effect of its adoption on the

ib.

SUPREME COURT.
former Confederation

ib.

DEBTS.
Principle of representation, how See TENDER LAWS.
applied in ii

ib.
Powers of Government, how DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.
delegated by it

55 See INDEPENDENCE.

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DISTRICT COURTS.

Objects of this department 81
How organized

143

Extent of discretionary power
Stated and special terms

ib. Obligation to obey and enforce
Exclusive jurisdiction

ib.
laws

ib.
Original jurisdiction
ib. Requisite qualities

ib.
Admiraliy jurisdiction

ib.

Power apportioned to it. 84
Concurrent jurisdiction with

Advantage of its unity

ib.
Circuit Courts

ib. Evils of its division or plurality 85
Jurisdiction exclusive in certain How vested by Constitution of
cases of State Courts

ib.
U.S.

ib.
With respect to patents

144

See PRESIDENT OF U.S.
Power of judge at chambers ib.

EXPATRIATION.
See JUDICIAL POWER.

Right of, denied by English
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

law

232
Seat of Government

258

How regarded by writers on
Courts organized therein. ib. public law
Privileges of its inhabitants 259

How far admitted by State Con-
Their disabilities

stitutions
ib.

ib.
See LOCAL JURISDICTION.

How far settled in Courts of
U.S.

233
Dock YARDS.

See NATURALIZATION, &c.
See LOCAL JURISDICTION.

Ex POST FACTO LAWS.
DOMESTIC INDUSTRY.
Prohibited to states

277
Encouraged by protecting du-

Definition and meaning

ib.
ties

173

FELONIES (ON THE Sea).
Upon what construction 174
By whom question of Constitu-

Power to define and punish 191
tionality must be decided 176 To what they amount in effect 193
Commercial restrictions applied

To what extent declared piracy,
to the purpose
197 and punished as such

ib.
To what extent, and upon what

Power, how far exclusive 194
ground of construction. ib. Sec PIRACY.
How point must be decided ib.
See COMMERCE, POWERS OF

FLEETS.
GOVERNMENT, and Taxa- See ARMY AND NAVY.
TION and Taxes.

Forts.
DUTIES.

See LOCAL JURISDICTION.
See IMPOSTS AND DUTIES, TAX-

GOVERNMENT.
ATION AND TAXES, &c.

Different forms of

42
ELECTORS (OF PRESIDENT AND Powers of, how divided :

44
VICE-PRESIDENT).
How far distinct

45
How chosen
90 Separate departments

ib.
Number in each state
ib. Provincial governments

47
Requisite qualifications
ib. How organized

ib.
At what time to be chosen 91 See CONSTITUTION OF U. S.,
Time for their assembling ib.

CONSTITUTIONS (STATE),
Mode of their proceeding to

POWERS OF GOVERNMENT,
election.

92

STATE GOVERNMENTS.
Duties subsequent to election ib.
Sce PRESIDENT OF U.S.

GUARANTEES.
EXECUTIVE POWER.

Nature, terms, and effect of the

guarantees to the states 265
General functions

44 | Their necessity and extent ib.

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Republican form of Govern- Judicial construction

301
ment

See POWERS OF GOVERNMENT,
Protection from invasion

TAXATION, AND TAXES.
from domestic vio-
lence

ib.

INDEPENDENCE.
When to be enforced
267 Effect of its declaration

48
As to persons born previously 231
HABEAS CORPUS.
As to citizenship

ib.
Benefit of writ secured
51 | As to British subjects

232
By whom to be allowed

INDIAN TRIBES.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Intercourse with, regulated 215
How constituted

66 What relations acknowledged 216
On what principle of represent- Those residing within limits of
ation

ib. U. S., how considered 217
Members, how chosen

ib. How distinguished from “for-
For what term
ib. eign nations"

ib.
Qualitications of electors ib. Relations with European dis-

of members 67 coverers, how determined 219
How apportioned among the

How far same principle adopted
states
68 by U. s.

ib.
Number of representatives ib. Practical results

220
Ratio of representation

69 | How considered in treaties and
Exclusive powers of House of

laws

ib.
Representatives

71 Their territory, how regarded ib.
Money bills

72 Sce COMMERCE, JUDICIAL POWER,
When to choose President of &c.
U.S.

93

INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS.
Mode of conducting election ib.
See CONGRESS, LEGISLATIVE

Right of appropriating money
POWER, &c.

for, claimed under what pow-
er

222
IMPEACHMENTS.
How far admitted

224
Nature of power, and where See COMMERCE, PostOFFICES,
vested

71 AND POSTROADS, &c.
Court of Impeachments 76
Impeachments, whence derived ib.

INTERPRETATION OF CONSTITU-

TION.
Senate, why selected as court. ib.
Objects of the jurisdiction 77 Right of interpreting Constitu-
Causes of impeachment
ib. tion, where vested

121
Persons liable thereto

ib. Final interpreter provided 333
Construction of Constitution in Sec JUDICIAL POWER,
relation to them

ib.

SUPREME COURT,
Quorum of the court

ib. SUPREME LAW.
President of the court

ib.
When chief-justice presides ib.

JUDICIAL POWER.
Power of presiding officer ib. General functions and objects · 44
See JUDICIAL POWER, SENATE, Nature of the power

110
&c.

Effect of its omission

111
How far auxiliary to executive ib.
IMPLIED POWERS.

How far it partakes of legisla-
See AUXILIARY POWERS, Pow-

tive power

ib.
ERS OF GOVERNMENT, &c. Objects of this department

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Coextensive with legislative
IMPOSTS AND DUTIES.

power

ib.
Ilow far prohibited to states, How recognised in Constitution ib.

reason and necessity of .* 300 | How vested

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