Procedure in Federal Courts: Hearings, Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session, on S. 2060, a Bill to Amend the Judicial Code and S. 2061. February 2, 1924
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1924 - Appellate procedure - 82 pages
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Page 25 - The court may at any time unite the general rules prescribed by it for cases in equity with those in actions at law so as to secure one form of civil action and procedure for both...
Page 35 - ... repugnant to the Constitution, treaties, or laws of the United States; or where any title, right, privilege, or immunity is specially set up or claimed by either party under the Constitution, or any treaty or statute of, or commission held or authority exercised under, the United States ; and the power to review under this paragraph may be exercised as well where the federal claim is sustained as where it is denied.
Page 25 - They shall take effect six months after their promulgation, and thereafter all laws in conflict therewith shall be of no further force or effect.
Page 3 - Columbia, it shall be competent for the Supreme Court of the United States, upon the petition of any party thereto...
Page 3 - States, and the decision is in favor of their validity; or where any title, right, privilege, or immunity is claimed under the constitution, or any treaty or statute of, or commission held or authority exercised under, the United States, and the decision is against the title, right, privilege, or immunity specially set up or claimed, by either party, under such constitution, treaty, statute, commission, or authority, may be re-examined and reversed or affirmed in the Supreme Court upon a writ of...
Page 57 - The practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding in civil causes other than equity and admiralty causes in the circuit and district courts shall conform, as near as may be, to the practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding existing at the time in like causes in the courts of record of the State within which such circuit or district courts are held, any rule of court to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 3 - A final judgment or decree in any suit, in the highest court of law or equity of a State in which a decision in the suit could be had, where is drawn in question...
Page 3 - By appeal, where Is drawn in question the validity of a treaty or statute of the United States and the decision is against its validity. (2) By appeal, where is drawn in question the validity of a statute of any state on the ground of its being repugnant to the Constitution, treaties or laws of the United States, and the decision is in favor of its validity.