COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES – J. STORY 1833

TABLE OF CONTENTS

VOLUME I.

The Constitution

Preliminary Chapter

BOOK I.

HISTORY OF THE COLONIES
Sections
CHAPTER I. Origin and Title to the Territory of the Colonies
CHAPTER II. Origin and Settlement of Virginia
CHAPTER III. Origin and Settlement of New-England, and Plymouth Colony
CHAPTER IV. Massachusetts
CHAPTER V. New-Hampshire
CHAPTER VI. Maine
CHAPTER VII. Connecticut 84- 93
CHAPTER VIII. Rhode-Island 94- 102
CHAPTER IX. Maryland 103- 110
CHAPTER X. New-York 111- 114
CHAPTER XI. New-Jersey 115- 120
CHAPTER XII. Pennsylvania 121- 125
CHAPTER XIII. Delaware 126- 127
CHAPTER XIV. North and South-Carolina 128- 142
CHAPTER XV. Georgia 143- 145
CHAPTER XVI. General Review of the Colonies 146- 158
CHAPTER XVII. General Review of the Colonies 159- 197

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AMERICAN CYBERSECURITY LAW

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The term “cybersecurity purpose” means the purpose of protecting an information system or information that is stored on, processed by, or transiting an information system from a cybersecurity threat or security vulnerability. The term “information system” includes industrial control systems, such as supervisory control and data acquisition systems, distributed control systems, and programmable logic controllers.

DOMESTIC SECURITY

6 U.S. Code CHAPTER 6—CYBERSECURITY

SUBCHAPTER I—CYBERSECURITY INFORMATION SHARING (§§ 1501 – 1510)

§ 1501. Definitions
§ 1502. Sharing of information by the Federal Government
§ 1503. Authorizations for preventing, detecting, analyzing, and mitigating cybersecurity threats
§ 1504. Sharing of cyber threat indicators and defensive measures with the Federal Government
§ 1505. Protection from liability
§ 1506. Oversight of government activities
§ 1507. Construction and preemption
§ 1508. Report on cybersecurity threats
§ 1509. Exception to limitation on authority of Secretary of Defense to disseminate certain information
§ 1510. Effective period

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The Jay Treaty-1794-96: Signed Between United States and Great Britain

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The Jay Treaty-1794-96-On November 19, 1794 representatives of the United States and Great Britain signed Jay’s Treaty, which sought to settle outstanding issues between the two countries that had been left unresolved since American independence. 

 

Treaty of Amity Commerce and Navigation

Between

His Britannick Majesty and The United States of America

By

Their President, with the advice and consent of Their Senate.

Proclaimed on February 29, 1796.

His Britannick Majesty and the United States of America, being desirous by a Treaty of Amity, Commerce and Navigation to terminate their Differences in such a manner, as without reference to the Merits of Their respective Complaints and Pretensions, may be the best calculated to produce mutual satisfaction and good understanding:

and also to regulate the Commerce and Navigation between Their respective Countries, Territories and People, in such a manner as to render the same reciprocally beneficial and satisfactory; They have respectively named their Plenipotentiaries, and given them Full powers to treat of, and conclude, the said Treaty, that is to say; His Brittanick Majesty has named for His Plenipotentiary, The Right Honourable William Wyndham Baron Grenville of Wotton, One of His Majesty’s Privy Council, and His Majesty’s Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs;

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OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR LITIGANTS IN THE COURT OF CHANCERY

OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR LITIGANTS IN THE COURT OF CHANCERY

Court of Chancery- State of Delaware USA

I. PLEADINGS AND SERVICE

(1) Special Process Servers: The following uniform procedure applies to all persons serving process for Court of Chancery matters.

i. All persons, other than the Sheriff, wishing to serve process for Court of Chancery matters must be registered with the Court, which registration will be renewable annually on May 1 of each year.

a. Individuals wishing to become designated as special process servers must complete the Application of Individual Seeking Designation as Special Process Server and accompanying certification, in the form attached to the Court Rules.

b. The Applicant, or the company or law firm that employs them, must pay an annual registration fee of $300 and an annual renewal fee of $300, plus $50 per person for each person the applicant seeks to register as a special process server.

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Court of Chancery- State of Delaware USA

Catesby’s remark in 1464 that “the law of Chancery is the common law of the land”. It will be seen that we are in the presence of a transition between an earlier type of jurisdiction which was more administrative than judicial, and based merely upon the elementary duty of governments to maintain order through administrative forms, and the more developed jurisdiction of classical equity based on the idea of conscience. The transition from one to the other, which is especially noticeable in the early and obscure years of Henry VII’s reign, was doubtless facilitated by the old canonist idea of good faith which easily became transformed into conscience and thence into a formal system of legal philosophy.[Thomas Plucknett, A Concise History of the Common Law -1956]

The Court of Chancery Delaware has jurisdiction to hear and determine all matters and causes in equity. The general equity jurisdiction of the Court is measured in terms of the general equity jurisdiction of the High Court of Chancery of Great Britain as it existed prior to the separation of the American colonies. The General Assembly may confer upon the Court of Chancery additional statutory jurisdiction.

In today’s practice, the litigation in the Court of Chancery consists largely of corporate matters, trusts, estates, and other fiduciary matters, disputes involving the purchase and sale of land, questions of title to real estate, and commercial and contractual matters in general. When issues of fact to be tried by a jury arise, the Court of Chancery may order such facts to trial by issues at the Bar of the Superior Court.

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First Economic Report : PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY-1962

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Message to the Congress Presenting the President’s First Economic Report

January 22, 1962

To the Congress of the United States:

I report to you under the provisions of the Employment Act of 1946 at a time when

  • the economy has regained its momentum;
  • the economy is responding to the Federal Government’s efforts, under the Act, “to promote maximum employment, production, and purchasing power;”
  • the economy is again moving toward the central objective of the Act–to afford “useful employment opportunities, including self-employment, for those able, willing, and seeking to work.”

My first Economic Report is an appropriate occasion to re-emphasize my dedication to the principles of the Employment Act. As a declaration of national purpose and as a recognition of Federal responsibility, the Act has few parallels in the Nation’s history. In passing the Act by heavy bipartisan majorities, the Congress registered the consensus of the American people that this Nation will not countenance the suffering, frustration, and injustice of unemployment, or let the vast potential of the world’s leading economy run to waste in idle manpower, silent machinery, and empty plants.

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Republican Party Platform 2016

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July 18, 2016

We dedicate this platform with admiration and gratitude

To all who stand strong in the face of danger

So that the American people may be protected against it —

The men and women of our military,

of our law enforcement, and the first responders

of every community in our land —

And to their families.

Preamble

With this platform, we the Republican Party reaffirm the principles that unite us in a common purpose.

We believe in American exceptionalism.

We believe the United States of America is unlike any other nation on earth.

We believe America is exceptional because of our historic role — first as refuge, then as defender, and now as exemplar of liberty for the world to see.

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United States Courts: M.L Gray

United States Courts: 1901

An interesting fact, and one, it is believed, not generally understood, appears in the first legislation of Congress, on the subject of Federal courts, in what now constitutes the States of Missouri and Arkansas. By an act of Congress of March 26, 1804 (26 United States Statutes at Large, p. 283), the land acquired of France was divided into two Territories. That portion lying south of the Mississippi territory and an east and west line commencing on the Mississippi River at the thirty-third degree of north latitude and extending west to the western boundary of the cession, was called the Territory of Orleans. By Section 12 of said act the residue of the Territory, being that north of said line, was called the District of Louisiana. This District included the present States of Arkansas and Missouri and all that region lying north and west of said two States. By said act, the Governor and judges of the Indiana Territory were directed and authorized to establish in said District of Louisiana inferior courts and prescribe their jurisdiction and duties, and also to make all laws which they might deem conducive to the good government of the inhabitants thereof. Under the authority thus given, the Governor and judges of the Indiana Territory, under date of October I, 1804, framed a system of laws for the government of said District of Louisiana and established courts therein, which laws comprise the first sixteen chapters of Volume I of Territorial Laws, published by the authority of the State of Missouri in 1842.

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Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks On US: 9/11 Commission Report

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The Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

We present the narrative of this report and the recommendations that flow from it to the President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the American people for their consideration. Ten Commissioners-five Republicans and five Democrats chosen by elected leaders from our nation’s capital at a time of great partisan division-have come together to present this report without dissent.

We have come together with a unity of purpose because our nation demands it. September 11, 2001, was a day of unprecedented shock and suffering in the history of the United States. The nation was unprepared.

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