Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the United States for the Second Circuit, Volume 16

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Page 367 - I think the test of obscenity is this, whether the tendency of the matter charged as obscenity is to deprave and corrupt those whose minds are open to such immoral influences, and into whose hands a publication of this sort may fall.
Page 21 - If two or more persons conspire either to commit any offense against the United States, or to defraud the United States in any manner or for any purpose...
Page 153 - That the constitution and all laws of the United States which are not locally inapplicable, shall have the s*ame force and effect within the said territory of Nebraska as elsewhere within the United States...
Page 204 - It shall be lawful for any married woman, by herself and in her name, or in the name of any third person, with his assent, as her trustee, to cause to be insured, for her sole use, the life of her husband...
Page 58 - Words giving a joint authority to three or more public officers or other persons, are construed as giving such authority to a majority of them, unless it is otherwise expressed in the act giving the authority; 18. When the seal of a court or public officer is required by law to be affixed to any paper, the word "seal...
Page 56 - To exercise by its board of directors, or duly authorized officers or agents, subject to law, all such incidental powers as shall be necessary to carry on the business of banking; by discounting and negotiating promissory notes, drafts, bills of exchange, and other evidences of debt...
Page 19 - It is a modification of the ancient .maxim, and amounts to this : that though penal laws are to be construed strictly, they are not to be construed so strictly as to defeat the obvious intention of the...
Page 31 - Such receiver, under the direction of the Comptroller, shall take possession of the books, records, and assets of every description of such association, collect all debts, dues, and claims belonging to...
Page 545 - Every steamship, when approaching another ship so as to involve risk of collision, shall slacken her speed, or if necessary stop and reverse ; and every steamship shall, when in a fog, go at a moderate speed.
Page 314 - ... at any time before the final hearing or trial of the suit, file a petition in such state court for the removal of the suit...

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