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" Property does become clothed with a public interest when used in a manner to make it of public consequence, and affect the community at large. "
United States Supreme Court Reports - Page 99
by United States. Supreme Court - 1926
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 41

Abraham Clark Freeman - 1895
...authority." The legislature can control, to some extent, the right to contract in reference to property " clothed with a public interest, when used in a manner...public consequence, and affect the community at large." " By devoting his property to a use in which the public has an interest, the owner, in effect, grants...
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Cases on Constitutional Law: With Notes, Volume 1

James Bradley Thayer - 1895 - 2434 pages
...and has been accepted without objection as an essential element in the law of property ever since. uere. There is nothing in Magna Charta, rightly construed as a broad charter of public right atfect the community at large. When,* therefore, one devotes his property to a use in which the public...
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American Electrical Cases (cited Am Electl. Cas.): Being a ..., Volume 3

William Weeks Morrill - 1895
...and has been accepted without objection as an essential element in the law of property ever since. Property does become clothed with a public interest when used in a manner to make it of public convenience, and affect the community at large. When, therefore, one devotes his property to a use...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 32

1888
...test case (Munn vs. Illinois) was argued. The gist of the decision is in the following words : " When one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants the public an interest in that use, and must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good...
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American Electrical Cases (cited Am Electl. Cas.): Being a ..., Volume 2

William Weeks Morrill - 1895
...case. It was in general terms held in that case, that when the owner of property devotes it to a use in which the public has an interest, he in effect grants to the public an interest in such use, and must, to the extent of that interest, submit to be controlled by the public, for the...
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Pacific Islands Pilot, Volume 1

1895
...public business is discussed at length in Munn v. Ill., 94 US 113. In that case it is said that, "when one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest he must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good, to the extent of the interest he has...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 41

Abraham Clark Freeman - 1895
...CONTRACT. — The legislature can control to some extent the right to contract in reference to property clothed with a public interest, when used in a manner to make ii of public oomeqnence, and affect the community at large. It can fix the maximum of charge* for the...
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Pacific Islands Pilot, Volume 3

1896
...public had a right to use the property upon reasonable compensation.'' But the Supreme Court says: "Property does become clothed with a public interest...effect grants to the public an interest in that use.'' No reflection is necessary to perceive the unlimited scope of these words. No intention on the part...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases ...

1896
...interests. In the case of Munn ip. Illinois, 94 US 113, Mr. Chief Justice WAITE said: " Property does not become clothed with a public interest when used in...community at large. When, therefore, one devotes his propety to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants to the public an interest...
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Telecommunications in Transition: The Status of Competition in the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection, and Finance - 1981 - 435 pages
...established that * * * property does become clothed with public interest when used in a manner to make a public consequence, and affect the community at large....and must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good.8 The courts indicated that under certain conditions competition might be wasteful,...
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