Legal Reform: An Address to the Graduating Class of the Law School of the University Of Albany, Delivered March 23, 1855

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W. C. Little & Company, 1855 - 36 sivua
 

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Sivu 17 - Such parts of the common law, and of the acts of the Legislature of the colony of New- York, as together did form the law of the said colony, on the nineteenth day of April, one thousand seven hundred and...
Sivu 17 - April, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven, which have not since expired, or been repealed or altered; and such acts of the Legislature of this State as are now in force, shall be and continue the law of this State, subject to such alterations as the Legislature shall make concerning the same.
Sivu 17 - Constitution, are hereby abrogated; and the legislature, at its first session after the adoption of this Constitution, shall appoint three commissioners, whose duty it shall be to reduce into a written and systematic code, the whole body of the law of this Plate, or so much and such parts thereof as to the said commissioners shall seem practicable and expedient.
Sivu 20 - Libyan sands. And thus also it happened that a most artificial system of procedure, conceived in the midnight of the dark ages, established in those scholastic times when chancellors were ecclesiastics, and logic was taught by monks, and perfected in a later and more venal period, with a view to the multiplication of offices and the increase of fees, was imposed upon the banks of the Hudson and the quiet valley of the Mohawk.
Sivu 24 - York constitution of 1846 of a provision calling for the reduction into a written and systematic code of the whole body of the law of the State. One result of this constitutional provision was the first New York Code of Civil Procedure, which has been the model for the procedural system which has obtained in most American states since the Civil War period. The credit for this reform is due almost entirely to Field himself; nor should...
Sivu 17 - April, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five, and the resolutions of the Congress of the <said colony, and of the convention of the State of New York, in force on the twentieth day of April, one thousand seven hundred and...
Sivu 30 - ... thought by some to be so beneficial an element of the common law. Considering, then, these two objections to the expediency of a code to be satisfactorily answered, and turning to the other side, how great are the advantages which we can see in its accomplishment ! The numerous collections of law-books upon the shelves of our libraries superseded by a single work; the whole law brought together, so that it can be seen at one view; the text spread before the eyes of all our citizens; old abuses...
Sivu 17 - York constitution of 1846 provided also that the legislature, at its first session after the adoption of the constitution, should appoint three commissioners " to reduce into a written and systematic code the whole body of the law of this state, or so much and such parts thereof as to the said commissioners shall seem practicable and expedient.
Sivu 24 - If every branch of the law were codified, it would naturally be arranged in five different parts or codes: that is to say, a political code, embracing all the laws relating to government and official relations; a code of civil procedure, or remedies in civil cases; a code of criminal procedure, or remedies in criminal cases; a code of private rights and obligations; and a code of crimes and punishments.
Sivu 17 - The Constitution thereupon requires the Legislature, at its first session after the adoption of the Constitution, to " appoint three commissioners, whose duty it shall be to reduce into a written and systematic code the whole body of the law of this State, or so much and such parts thereof as to the said commissioners shall seem practicable and expedient.

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