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The American Lawyer: As He Was-As He Is-As He Can Be
John Dos Passos,John Randolph Dos Passos
Limited preview - 2000
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Page 90 - Elles doivent être relatives au physique du pays ; au climat, glacé, brûlant ou tempéré ; à la qualité du terrain, à sa situation, à sa grandeur ; au genre de vie des peuples, laboureurs, chasseurs ou pasteurs ; elles doivent se rapporter au...
Page 157 - I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the ENGLISH BAR, without which impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence. From the moment that any advocate can be permitted to say that he will or will not stand between the crown and the subject arraigned in the court where he daily sits to practise, from that moment the liberties of England are at an end.
Page 142 - ... regard the alarm, the suffering, the torment, the destruction which he may bring upon any other. Nay, separating even the duties of a patriot from those of an advocate, and casting them, if need be, to the wind, he must go on reckless of the consequences, if his fate it should unhappily be to involve his country in confusion...
Page 64 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of New York, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of , according to the best of my ability...
Page 117 - ... is guilty of a misdemeanor. § 148. Misconduct by attorneys. — An attorney or counselor •who, 1. Is guilty of any deceit or collusion, or consents to any deceit or collusion, with intent to deceive the court or any party as prohibited by section seventy of the Code of Civil Procedure ; or, 2.
Page 64 - That I will truly and honestly demean myself in the Practice ' of an Attorney [or Solicitor, as the Case may be,] according to the best of my Knowledge and Ability.
Page 8 - That all the attornies shall be examined by the justices, and by their discretions their names put in the roll, and they that be good and virtuous, and of good fame, shall be received and sworn well and truly to serve in their offices...
Page 98 - An act to improve the public health by prohibiting the manufacture of cigars and preparation of tobacco in any form in tenement houses in certain cases, and regulating the use of tenement houses in certain cases.
Page 88 - The absolute rights, or civil liberties, of Englishmen, as frequently declared in parliament, are principally three: the right of personal security, of personal liberty, and of private property ...... 129 9.