Jurisdiction of Circuit Courts of Appeals and of the Supreme Court of the United States: Hearing, Sixty-eighth Congress, Second Session on H.R. 8206

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1924 - 29 pages
 

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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...
Page 2 - July 1, 1898, ove'r all proceedings, controversies, and cases had or brought in the district courts under that act or any of its amendments, and shall exercise the same in the manner prescribed in those sections; and the jurisdiction of the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in this regard shall cover the courts of bankruptcy in Alaska and Hawaii, and that of the Circuit Court of Appeals for the First Circuit shall cover the court of bankruptcy in Porto Rico.
Page 9 - State in which a decision in the suit could be had, where is drawn in question the validity of a treaty or statute of, or an authority exercised under the United States, and the decision is against their validity; or where is drawn in question the validity of a statute of, or an authority exercised under any State, on the ground of their being repugnant to the constitution, treaties or laws of the United States...
Page 2 - That 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 2 - ... may be re-examined and reversed or affirmed in the Supreme Court upon a writ of error. The writ shall have the same effect as if the judgment or decree complained of had been rendered or passed in a court of the United States.
Page 4 - ... (b) It shall be competent for the Supreme Court, by certiorari, to require that there be certified to it for review and determination with the same power and authority and with like effect as if brought up by writ of error...
Page 3 - ... the circuit court of appeals at any time may certify to the Supreme Court of the United States any questions or propositions of law concerning which it desires the instruction of that court for its proper decision.
Page 4 - In a habeas corpus proceeding before a circuit or district judge, the final order shall be subject to review, on appeal, by the court of appeals for the circuit where the proceeding is had.
Page 2 - Provided, That the appeal must be taken within thirty days from the entry of such order or decree, and it shall take precedence in the appellate court...
Page 7 - Court having jurisdiction of the case, they sued out a writ of error from the Supreme Court of the United States. The State of Virginia made it a test case, being represented by eminent counsel, who made, and elaborately argued, a motion to dismiss the writ for want of jurisdiction.

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