15 Cited authorities

  1. United States v. Will

    449 U.S. 200 (1980)   Cited 335 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the rule of necessity is an exception to the recusal requirements of 28 U.S.C. § 455
  2. Yick Wo v. Hopkins

    118 U.S. 356 (1886)   Cited 2,941 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that aliens are entitled to equal protection of the law
  3. Norton v. Shelby County

    118 U.S. 425 (1886)   Cited 453 times   1 Legal Analyses
    In Norton, Mr. Justice Field declared: "An unconstitutional act is not a law; it confers no rights; it imposes no duties; it affords no protection; it creates no office; it is, in legal contemplation, as inoperative as though it had never been passed."
  4. Simon v. Craft

    182 U.S. 427 (1901)   Cited 151 times
    In Simon v. Craft, 182 U.S. 427, 21 S.Ct. 836, 45 L.Ed. 1165, 1170, it was held that in the commitment of insane persons, as in other cases, the essential elements of due process of law are notice to the person supposed to be insane and an opportunity to defend, though in determining whether such rights have been denied the courts should be governed by substance rather than form.
  5. Joiner v. State

    155 S.E.2d 8 (Ga. 1967)   Cited 26 times

    24057. ARGUED MAY 8, 1967. DECIDED MAY 18, 1967. Rape. Richmond Superior Court. Before Judge Kennedy. Albert Ingram, McDonald C. Haynie, Thomas M. Odom, G. Hughel Harrison, for appellant. George Hains, Solicitor General, Arthur K. Bolton, Attorney General, G. Ernest Tidwell, Executive Assistant Attorney General, Hardaway Young, III, for appellee. UNDERCOFLER, Justice. Appellee filed a motion to dismiss the appeal in this case because the transcript of evidence was not filed within the time prescribed

  6. United States v. Karnuth

    74 F. Supp. 660 (W.D.N.Y. 1947)   Cited 2 times

    Civ. No. 3588. November 28, 1947. Edward E. Franchot, of Niagara Falls, N.Y., for petitioner. Hon. George L. Grobe, U.S. Atty., and Herman I. Branse, Naturalization Examiner Review Immigration and Naturalization Service, both of Buffalo, N.Y. (R. Norman Kirchgraber, Asst. U.S. Atty., of Buffalo, N.Y., of counsel), for respondent. Habeas corpus proceeding by the United States of America, on the relation of Dorothy Winnifred Goodwin, against Arthur J. Karnuth, District Director of Immigration and Naturalization

  7. Section 2241 - Power to grant writ

    28 U.S.C. § 2241   Cited 67,712 times   54 Legal Analyses
    Granting courts authority to determine whether detention is "in violation of the . . . laws . . . of the United States"
  8. Rule 6 - Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 6   Cited 35,561 times   28 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "if the last day [of a period] is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the period continues to run until the end of the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday."
  9. Section 2 - Principals

    18 U.S.C. § 2   Cited 20,621 times   50 Legal Analyses
    Holding aiders and abettors punishable as principals under federal criminal law
  10. Section 552 - Public information; agency rules, opinions, orders, records, and proceedings

    5 U.S.C. § 552   Cited 11,134 times   530 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Court's entering of a “Stipulation and Order” approving the parties' terms of dismissal did not amount to a “court-ordered consent decree” that would render the plaintiff the prevailing party
  11. Section 1333 - Admiralty, maritime and prize cases

    28 U.S.C. § 1333   Cited 4,136 times   11 Legal Analyses
    Granting federal district courts original jurisdiction over "[a]ny civil case of admiralty or maritime jurisdiction"
  12. Section 241 - Conspiracy against rights

    18 U.S.C. § 241   Cited 3,364 times   15 Legal Analyses
    Criminalizing civil-rights violations
  13. Section 5118 - Gold clauses and consent to sue

    31 U.S.C. § 5118   Cited 51 times
    Authorizing payment by the Government only through designated money
  14. Section 1359 - Application to American Indians born in Canada

    8 U.S.C. § 1359   Cited 12 times

    Nothing in this subchapter shall be construed to affect the right of American Indians born in Canada to pass the borders of the United States, but such right shall extend only to persons who possess at least 50 per centum of blood of the American Indian race. 8 U.S.C. § 1359 June 27, 1952, ch. 477, title II, ch. 9, §289, 66 Stat. 234.

  15. Section 874 - Judicial process; officials to be citizens of United States; oath

    48 U.S.C. § 874   Cited 3 times

    All judicial process shall run in the name of "United States of America, ss, the President of the United States", and all penal or criminal prosecutions in the local courts shall be conducted in the name and by the authority of "The People of Puerto Rico." All officials shall be citizens of the United States, and, before entering upon the duties of their respective offices, shall take an oath to support the Constitution of the United States and the laws of Puerto Rico. 48 U.S.C. § 874 Mar. 2, 1917