Report of Proceedings of the ... Annual Session of the Georgia Bar Association, Volume 37

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Georgia Bar Association, 1920 - Bar associations
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Page 139 - Judges: to which it was answered by me, that true it was, that God had endowed his Majesty with excellent science, and great endowments of nature; but his Majesty was not learned in the laws of his realm of England, and causes which concern the life, or inheritance, or goods, or fortunes of his subjects, are not to be decided by natural reason but by the artificial reason and judgment of law, which law is an art which requires long study and experience, before that a man can attain to the cognizance...
Page 88 - That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot by any compact deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Page 168 - That inflexible and uniform adherence to the rights of the constitution, and of individuals, which we perceive to be indispensable in the courts of justice, can certainly not be expected from judges who hold their offices by a temporary commission.
Page 92 - that the legislative, executive, and judiciary departments shall be separate and distinct; so that neither exercise the powers properly belonging to the other...
Page 289 - By-laws may be adopted at any annual meeting of the Association by a majority vote of the members present; and the Executive Committee may make By-laws for the Association, subject to amendment by the Association.
Page 130 - Equity is a roguish thing ; for law we have a measure, know what to trust to ; equity is according to the conscience of him that is Chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, so is equity. 'Tis all one as if they should make the standard for the measure we call a foot...
Page 168 - The standard of good behavior for the continuance in office of the judicial magistracy, is certainly one of the most valuable of the modern improvements in the practice of government. In a monarchy, it is an excellent barrier to the despotism of the prince : in a republic, it is a no less excellent barrier to the encroachments and oppressions of the representative body. And it is the best expedient which can be devised in any government, to secure a steady, upright, and impartial administration of...
Page 32 - I move that the rules be suspended and that the secretary be instructed to cast the vote of the association for Mr.
Page 293 - They shall have power to make such regulations, not inconsistent with the Constitution and By-Laws, as shall be necessary for the protection of the property of the Association, and for the preservation of good order in the conduct of its affairs.
Page 104 - Protection to person and property is the paramount duty of government, and shall be impartial and complete.

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