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  • 356 U.S. 165 (1958), 100, Green v. United States

    ...Pp. 168-173.         (a) Section 17 of the Judiciary Act of 1789 attributed to the federal judiciary powers possessed by ...Indeed, this Court has itself stated that, under § 17, the definition of contempts and the procedure for their trial were "left to be determined ...

  • 127 U.S. 265 (1888), State of Wisconsin v. Pelican Ins. Co.

    ... under the articles of confederation (while there was no national judiciary) by committees or commissioners appointed by congress.  2 Story, Const. ...398, 399.  The soundness of the definition, given in the judiciary act of 1789, of the cases coming within the ...

  • 542 U.S. 692 (2004), 03-339, Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain

    ...In 1942, the House Committee on the Judiciary considered an early draft of the FTCA that would have exempted all claims .... [ 21 ] This requirement of clear definition is not meant to be the only principle limiting the availability of relief ...

  • 478 U.S. 714 (1986), 85-1377, Bowsher v. Synar

    ... the totality of the Act's standards, definitions, context, and reference to past administrative practice provides an ...1 (1985) (reviewing the Marshals' statutory obligations to the Judiciary and the Executive Branch, but noting that the "Marshals are within the ...

  • 424 U.S. 1 (1976), 75-436, Buckley v. Valeo

    ...         The Act excludes from the definition of contribution. the value of services provided without compensation by ..., the Governor, the executive power, and the Courts or the judiciary the judicial power, and in carrying out that constitutional division into ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2017), 16-341, T.C. Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC

    The patent venue statute, 28 U.S.C. 1400(b), provides that “[a]ny civil action for patent infringement may be brought in the judicial district where the defendant resides, or where the defendant has committed acts of infringement and has a regular and established place of business.” In its 1957 “Fourco” decision, the Supreme Court concluded that for purposes of section 1400(b) a domestic...

    ... definition of corporate " residence" contained in. [137 S.Ct. 1515] the general ...          (a) The. venue provision of the Judiciary Act of 1789 covered patent. cases as well as other civil suits. ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2014), 12-1281, National Labor Relations Bd. v. Canning

    ...In 1905, the Senate Judiciary Committee defined " the recess" as " the period of time when the Senate" ...Rep. No. 4389, 58th Cong., 3d Sess., p. 2, and that functional definition encompasses both intra-session and inter-session recesses. A 1940 law ...

  • 533 U.S. 289 (2001), 00-767, INS v. St. Cyr

    ... to issue writs of habeas corpus since the enactment of the Judiciary Act of 1789, and § 2241 of the Judicial Code provides that federal judges ...IIRIRA's amendment of the definition of "aggravated felony, " for example, clearly states that it applies with ...

  • 561 U.S. 477 (U.S. 2010), 08-861, Free Enter. Fund v. Pub. Co. Accounting Oversight Bd.

    ... This reading is consistent with the com­mon, near-contemporary definition of a "department"; with the early practice of Congress, see §3, 1 Stat. ... regulation may be a "pressing national prob­lem, " but "a judiciary that licensed extra constitutional government with each issue of ...

  • __ U.S. __, 15-1204, Jennings v. Rodriguez

    After a 2004 conviction, Rodriguez, a Mexican citizen and a lawful U.S. permanent resident, was detained under 8 U.S.C. 1226 while the government sought his removal. In 2007, Rodriguez sought habeas relief, claiming that he was entitled to a bond hearing to determine whether his continued detention was justified, alleging that 8 U.S.C. 1225(b), 1226(a), and 1226(c) do not authorize “prolonged”...

    ... duration of"). And here, only that second set of. definitions makes sense in the context of the statutory. scheme as a whole. ... with them to America. The Judiciary Act of 1789 conferred. rights to bail proceedings in all federal ...

  • 244 U.S. 205 (1917), 280, Southern Pacific Company v. Jensen

    ..., while existing to some extent under the Constitution and the Judiciary Act of 1789, § 9, Judicial Code, §§ 24, 256, may not contravene the ..., as appears from other provisions of Article III, including the definition of treason, the character of proof required, the limitation of the ...

  • 458 U.S. 50 (1982), 81-150, Northern Pipeline Constr. Co. v. Marathon Pipe Line Co.

    ... into the Constitution to ensure the independence of the Judiciary from the control of the Executive and Legislative Branches. There is. . ..., self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny. .         The Federalist No. 47, p. 300 (H. Lodge ed. ...

  • 406 U.S. 706 (1972), 70-314, Brunette Machine Works, Ltd. v. Kockum Industries, Inc.

    ... on venue in the federal courts were set forth in the Judiciary Act of 1789:. [N]o civil suit shall be brought before either [district or ... of residence or citizenship, and an alien defendant is, by definition, a citizen of no district.7 The. . Hohorst Court reasoned [92 S.Ct. ...

  • 537 U.S. 186 (2003), 01-618, Eldred v. Ashcroft

    ... practice since the founding generation of applying new definitions or adjustments of the copyright term to both future works and existing ...The Judiciary Committee Report prepared for the House of Representatives asserted that ...

  • 434 U.S. 159 (177), 76-835, United States v. New York Telephone Co.

    ...Moreover, the legislative history of Title III shows that the definition" of \"intercept\" was designed to exclude pen registers. Pp. 165-168.    \xC2"... has served since its inclusion, in substance, in the original Judiciary Act as a "legislatively approved source of procedural instruments designed ...

  • 337 U.S. 582 (1949), 29, National Mutual Insurance Co. v. Tidewater Transfer Co., Inc.

    ... included those "between citizens of different States." 7 In the Judiciary Act of 1789, Congress created a system of federal courts of first instance ..."cases," and "controversies" have sometimes been given separate definitions, 6 these concepts are inextricably intertwined. The term "Judicial power" ...

  • 41 U.S. 1 (1842), Swift v. Tyson

    ... the state of New York; and on account of the 34th section of the judiciary act of 1789, which provides, that 'the laws of the several states, except ... in any legislation upon the subject, without the necessity of definition as might be required, if some foreign code or any of its provisions were ...

  • 46 U.S. 441 (1847), Waring v. Clarke

    ... ground it was urged, that the clause in the ninth section of the Judiciary Act of 1789 (1 Stat. at L., 77), 'saving to suitors in all cases the right ...definition given by the common law courts in Lord Coke's day, and for fifty years ...

  • 726 F.2d 774 (D.C. Cir. 1984), 81-1870, Tel-Oren v. Libyan Arab Republic

    ...We confront at every turn broad and novel questions about the definition and application of the "law of nations." As is obvious from the laborious ... this case is an aged but little-noticed provision of the First Judiciary Act of 1789, which gives federal courts jurisdiction over a minute class ...

  • 37 U.S. 300 (1838), Toland v. Sprague

    ... below, on the ground that he is within the 11th section of the judiciary act of 1789, which enacts, that 'no civil suit shall be brought in the ...D'Wolf, 1 Paine, 580. .         The first definition is the more natural; for it seems obvious that every case was intended to ...

  • 343 F.3d 140 (2nd Cir. 2003), 02-9008, Flores v. Southern Peru Copper Corp.

    ... little alteration from the first congressional statute on the judiciary, the Judiciary Act of 1789, ch. 20, § 9(b), 1 Stat. 73, 76-77 (codified ...         B. The "Law of Nations" .          1. Definition of "Law of Nations," or "Customary International Law," for Purposes of the ...

  • 414 F.3d 233 (2nd Cir. 2003), 02-9008, Flores v. Southern Peru Copper Corp.

    ... little alteration from the first congressional statute on the judiciary, the Judiciary Act of 1789, ch. 20, § 9(b), 1 Stat. 73, 76-77 (codified ...The "Law of Nations" .          1. Definition of "Law of Nations," or "Customary International Law," for Purposes of the ...

  • 37 U.S. 657 (1838), State Of Rhode Island v. Com. Of Massachusetts

    ... was no general government, and certainly no national or federal judiciary, until the constitution had formed one. .         The government ...284-5. .         These considerations lead to the definition of political and judicial power and questions; the former is that which a ...

  • 53 U.S. 443 (1852), The Genesee Chief

    ... to issue writs of mandamus, and that the 13th section of the Judiciary Act of 1790, conferring such jurisdiction, was not authorized by the ... was confined to tide-waters.  Yet the conviction that this definition of admiralty powers was narrower than the Constitution contemplated, has ...

  • 541 U.S. 267 (2004), 02-1580, Vieth v. Jubelirer

    ...No substantive definition of fairness in districting commands general assent. Second is the absence ... conflicting forces nurtured by Bandemer's holding that the judiciary is to address 'excessive' partisan line-drawing, while leaving the issue ...