Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the House of Representatives on Bills to Amend the Interstate-commerce Act: House Report 4093, Amending the Interstate-commerce Act, The Antitrust Act, and Acts Supplementary Thereto
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905 - Corporation Law - 758 pages
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tion was to prevent the corporation from having a proper return on its capital
invested it would undoubtedly nullify it . Mr. STEVENS . Just one more question .
If a corporation was making a just , fair , and reasonable rate in competition with a
They came to me as president of the United States Export Associa tion for advice
and help . I told them to put the facts before the American people and I thought
they could get it . They didn't know how to do it and hadn't means to do it , yet they
They can declare a rate unlawful, and the law is that their declaration on that
subject, with the evidence before them, is prima facie evidence when the ques.
tion goes to the court. I would rather you would ask that question of a lawyer. I am
Rep . , 335 ) :: Concisely stated , to prescribe a tariff of rates and charges is a
legislative function ; lo determine whether existing or prescribed rates are
unreasonable is a judicial funcSO tion. That this is the settled doctrine of this
tion. That this is the settled doctrine of this country is no longer open to question.
It is firmly fixed in the body of our jurisprudence. # follows, therefore, as a
corollary of this doctrine that courts have no power to prescribe a schedule or
rates and ...
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