Annual Proceedings, Volumes 16-20

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Proceedings of the early Iowa State Bar Association, 1874-1881, were republished by the present association, in 1912, in one volume under title: Proceedings of the Iowa State Bar Association, held at Des Moines, Iowa, l874-1881.

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Page 17 - The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour: The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
Page 106 - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4.
Page 99 - This general law is founded upon this principle — that different nations ought In time of peace to do one another all the good they can, and in time of war as little harm as possible, without prejudice to their own real interests.
Page 76 - And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.
Page 108 - And it appears in our books, that in many cases, the common law will control acts of parliament, and sometimes adjudge them to be utterly void: for when an act of parliament is against common right and reason, or repugnant, or impossible to be performed, the common law will control it, and adjudge such act to be void.
Page 99 - King said that he thought the law was founded upon reason, and that he and others had reason as well as the 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...
Page 218 - The State may mould local institutions according to its views of policy or expediency ; but local government is matter of absolute right; and the State cannot take it away. It would be the boldest mockery to speak of a city as possessing municipal liberty where the State not only shaped its government, but at discretion sent in its own agents to administer it ; or to call that system one of constitutional freedom under which it should be equally admissible to allow the people full control in their...
Page 111 - The following articles, susceptible of use in war as well as for purposes of peace, may, without notice, be treated as contraband of war, under the name of conditional contraband: 1.
Page 205 - And the said association is formed to cultivate the science of jurisprudence, to promote reform in the law, to facilitate the administration of justice, to elevate the standard of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession, and to cherish the spirit of brotherhood among the members thereof.
Page 206 - Society shall be a president, three vicepresidents, a corresponding secretary, a recording secretary, a librarian, and a treasurer, and such other officers as may from time to time be provided for by the by-laws of the said Society. 4. The said Society, for fixing the terms of admission of its...

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