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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: United States. Department of Justice. Opinion of Attorney General Stanbery, under reconstruction laws. Catalog Record: Opinion of Attorney General Stanbery, under the reconstruction laws HathiTrust Digital Library. Skip to main; Skip to similar items; Home; Menu. About. Opinion of Attorney General Stanbery, under reconstruction laws. Author United States. Dept. of Justice. Published 1867. Opinions of the Attorney General. Author Kansas. 3. Summary of the points considered and determined in the former opinion of the Attorney General on this subject. The PRESIDENT. SIR. On the 24th ultimo, I had the honor to transmit for your consideration my opinion upon some of the questions arising under the reconstruction acts therein referred to. I now proceed to give my opinion on the.
Jul 22, 2017 · His attorney general, Henry Stanbery, wantonly ignored Congress’ intent, declaring that generals lacked legal authority over state officials and that registration boards could not exclude. Oct 28, 2009 · Reconstruction, the turbulent era following the U.S. Civil War, was an effort to reunify the divided nation, address and integrate African Americans into society by rewriting the nation's laws and. More significantly, in Ex Parte McCardle,16 Attorney General Henry Stanbery refused to defend the Reconstruction Acts of 1867 on the grounds that he found them unconstitutional.17 Stanbery in-structed the War Department to engage other counsel and the De-partment employed two sitting senators, Lyman Trumbull of Illinois. Interpretations and Opinions. Members of the Department's Office of General Counsel express opinions and provide written guidance to regulated entities, members of the bar, public officials and others, on legal and regulatory matters within the jurisdiction of the Department.
It is a curiosity of history that while the office of the Attorney General of the United States was created by the first congress as a part of the Judiciary Act of 1789, the Department of Justice was not authorized until over eighty years later, in 1870. Section 35 of the Judiciary Act provided. And there shall also be appointed a meet person, learned in the law, to act attorney-general for. To Hon. Henry Stanbery Attorney General. Sir: 1. I hereby respectfully apply for the pardon of Erastus O. Parker, aged 55 years, formerly Postmaster at the village of Monument, Mass. on the Cape Cod Railroad—now in prison at Plymouth Jail, Plymouth, Mass. The following is a statement of his case, condensed from the accompanying documents: 2. In 1866, Stanbery was appointed U.S. Attorney General. He served until 1868 and worked to sustain President Andrew Johnson 's view that the president should control post-Civil War Reconstruction, and that the former Confederate states should be readmitted to the Union even if they took no steps to guarantee rights to former slaves. Amos Tappan Akerman February 23, 1821 – December 21, 1880 was an American politician who served as United States Attorney General under President Ulysses S. Grant from 1870 to 1871. A native of New Hampshire, Akerman graduated from.
RECONSTRUCTION.; Powers of the Commanders of Military Districts Created by the Law of Congress. Opinion of the Attorney-General as to Their Scope and Limitations. As attorney general, Stanbery supported Johnson by refusing to encourage enforcement of the CIVIL RIGHTS ACTS or providing any guidance to U.S. attorneys seeking to implement them. When Johnson faced IMPEACHMENT by the Senate in March 1868, Stanbery resigned his office to serve as the president's counsel. So poor was Stanbery's physical health during Johnson's impeachment trial that.
Injunction; Attorney-General Stanbery's argument. Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through. Attorney General Henry Stanbery’s office produced this Special Report of the Attorney General in Relation to the Columbus and Sandusky Turnpike in 1847. It focuses on one of Ohio’s first highways that preceded today’s routes 23 and 4. On loan from the Ohio Historical Society. Close this window.
United States. Department of Justice: Opinion of Attorney General Stanbery, under reconstruction laws. Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1867 page images at HathiTrust United States. Department of Justice: Opinion of the attorney-general on the act. The Reconstruction Acts -- The Attorney - General's Opinion. Many learned divines hold that the Bible may be read most profitably without the aid of commentaries. We suppose that all who have read Mr. Stanbery's opinion will hold that the reconstruction acts themselves may be more easily understood than his comments upon them. Attorney Henry Stanbery, a member of the Whig Party, was Ohio’s first appointed Attorney General. Other changes in Ohio law gave the Attorney General authority to collect nearly all claims for the state; previously, the office had collected only delinquent corporate taxes. Under Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, the office has. 77-56 MEMORANDUM OPINION FOR THE ATTORNEY GENERAL. The statute was enacted at the behest of Attorney General Henry Stanbery$1.Mr. Stanbery had argued that his work load was great and. matter is that under law the Attorney General has the power and the right to “conduct and argue” the Government’s case in any court of.
Jul 19, 2017 · Johnson’s opportunity to undermine congressional Reconstruction arose after the lawmakers had gone home. In May and June, in two separate opinions, Attorney General Stanbery so interpreted the Reconstruction Acts that voting registrars retained considerable leeway in deciding whom to register. At the same time, Stanbery upheld the authority of the existing governments in the. Speed resigned from the Cabinet in July 1866 and resumed the practice of law because he disagreed with Johnson's approach to reconstruction. To replace Speed, Johnson appointed Stanbery, a former Attorney-General of Ohio. Stanbery was loyal to Johnson and followed his President's instructions. The General says: "Congress having declared these so called State governments illegal the declaration of the Attorney-General that military authority has not superseded them prevents the execution of the Reconstruction Acts, disarms me of means to protect life, property, or the rights of citizens, and menaces all interests in these States with ruin.".
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