The Independent Judiciary: A Treatise on the Reform of the Judiciary by the Nonpartisan Selection of Judges

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Morgantown Printing & Binding Company, 1925 - Courts - 115 pages

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Page 45 - The Selection of Judges. It is the duty of the Bar to endeavor to prevent political considerations from outweighing judicial fitness in the selection of Judges. It should protest earnestly and actively against the appointment or election of those who are unsuitable for the Bench...
Page 80 - I must declare and avow, that, in the master. states of the world, I know not the people'* nor the senate, who in such a complication of difficult circumstances, can stand in preference to the Delegates of America, assembled in General Congress at Philadelphia.
Page 101 - ... and all witnesses required to appear and testify at the trial the same as witnesses in actions at law. A divorce commissioner was required to be appointed by the circuit court, whose duty it was to appear at such trials and defend the interests of the state by bringing before the court all witnesses to develop the true facts and generally take all necessary steps to prevent fraud and collusion. As an alternative, the court was authorized to refer the case to a commissioner in chancery, or a special...
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Page 88 - Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there will I be in the midst of them,
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Page 76 - He could stop the mouths of lions, quench the violence of fire, escape the edge of the sword, wax valiant in fight, and put to flight the armies of the aliens...
Page 89 - ... instrument, that gives expression to its quality in doing the deed. It was Switzerland who gathered into her breast at Sempach the sheaf of fatal Austrian spears. It was the hereditary spirit of New England that gave the word of command by the voice of Buttrick, at Concord, and was in the bosom of Parker at Lexington. It was...
Page 21 - A faith that shines more bright and clear When tempests rage without ; That when in danger knows no fear, In darkness feels no doubt...

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