Reports of Cases Decided in the Circuit Courts of the United States for the Fourth Circuit; Most of Them Since Chief Justice Waite Came Upon the Bench; and of Selected Cases in Admiralty and Bankruptcy, Decided in the District Courts of that Circuit. With an Appendix to the Second Volume, Containing the Rules in Admiralty and Bankruptcy;, of the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and the Rules of the Circuit Court for that District, Etc., Etc, Volumen1

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Página 550 - We doubt very much whether any action of a State not directed, by way of discrimination, against the negroes as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within the purview of this provision.
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Página 506 - ... by subjecting them to the control of Congress, in the exercise of powers heretofore universally conceded to them of the most ordinary and fundamental character; when in fact it radically changes the whole theory of the relations of the State and Federal governments to each other and of both these governments to the people; the argument has a force that is irresistible, in the absence of language which expresses such a purpose too clearly to admit of doubt. We are convinced that no such results...
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Página 315 - ... no civil suit shall be brought before either of said courts against any person by any original process or proceeding in any other district than that whereof he is an inhabitant...
Página 486 - If two or more persons conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidate any citizen in the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him by the Constitution or laws of the United States...