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" By the law of the land, is most clearly intended, the general law; a law, which hears before it condemns; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial. "
Speeches and Forensic Arguments - Page 128
by Daniel Webster - 1830 - 520 pages
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Weekly Notes of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court ..., Volume 9

1881
...welldefined legal meaning. It is derived from Magna Charta, and was originally styled law of the land. ' ' By the law of the land is most clearly intended the general law which hears before it condemns, and proceeds upon inquiry and renders judgment only after trial." Webster's...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 50

California. Supreme Court - 1876
...equivalent of "the law of the laud;" a law which, as said by Mr. Webster in the Dartmouth College case, " hears before it condemns; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial." If we assume the act to have validated the Forster sale (and order of sale), then the lands which up...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Utah, Volume 4

Utah. Supreme Court, Albert Hagan, John Augustine Marshall, John Maxcy Zane, James A. Williams, Joseph M. Tanner, George L. Nye, John Walcott Thompson, August B. Edler, Alonzo Blair Irvine, Harmel L. Pratt, William S. Dalton, H. Arnold Rich - 1890
...belong to be heard. It was said by Webster in the celebrated Dartmouth College case, 4 Wheat. 519, that "by the law of the land is most clearly intended the...upon inquiry and renders judgment only after trial;" and, likewise, Judge Cooley, Const. Lina. 491: "Every one has a right to demand that he be goverued...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Utah, Volume 36

Utah. Supreme Court, Albert Hagan, John Augustine Marshall, John Maxcy Zane, James A. Williams, Joseph M. Tanner, George L. Nye, John Walcott Thompson, August B. Edler, Alonzo Blair Irvine, Harmel L. Pratt, William S. Dalton, H. Arnold Rich - 1911
...familiar statement of due process of law in the Dartmouth College Case, 17 US 518, is "The general law which hears before it condemns, which proceeds...upon inquiry and renders judgment only after trial." A like rule is laid down in the Slaughter House cases in 83 US 36. Due process of law means a course...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Utah, Volume 28

Utah. Supreme Court, Albert Hagan, John Augustine Marshall, John Maxcy Zane, James A. Williams, Joseph M. Tanner, George L. Nye, John Walcott Thompson, August B. Edler, Alonzo Blair Irvine, Harmel L. Pratt, William S. Dalton, H. Arnold Rich - 1905
...law." As stated by Mr. Webster in the Dartmouth College Case "due process of law" means "the general law, which hears before it condemns; which proceeds...upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial." Due process of law requires notice, hearing and judgment according to that system of jurisprudence...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - 1878 - 883 pages
...no definition is more often quoted than that given by Mr. Webster in the Dartmouth College Case: " By the law of the land is most clearly intended the...hold his life, liberty, property, and immunities, [* 354] under the protection of the * general rules which govern society. Every thing which may pass...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - 1878 - 883 pages
...no definition is more often quoted than that given by Mr. Webster in the Dartmouth College Case : " By the law of the land is most clearly intended the...upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial. r'The meaning is that every citizen shall hold his life, liberty, property, and immunities, [* 354]...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 19-20

1884
...said Mr. Webster, in the Dartmouth College Case, 4- Wheat. 518, "is most clearly intended the general law which hears before it condemns, which proceeds...only after trial. The meaning is that every citizen Bhall hold his life, liberty, property, and immunities under the protection of general rules which...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 273-274

1921
...law is viewed in the sense in which the English phrase "law of the land" has long been used, namely: "A law, which hears before it condemns ; which proceeds...upon Inquiry. and renders judgment only after trial." Dartmouth College Case, 4 Wheat. 518, 4 L,. Ed. 629. The Supreme Court in construing the due process...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 61-62

1894
...definitions. Webster expresses it tersely when he says: "By the 'law of the land' is meant the 'general law,' which hears before it condemns; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only on trial." The party to be affected by the process which deprives him of his life, liberty, or property,...
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