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" Property does become clothed with a public interest when used in a manner to make it of public consequence, and affect the community at large. When, therefore, one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants... "
Annual Report of the Illinois State Bar Association - Page 102
by Illinois State Bar Association - 1887
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The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

Kermit L. Hall - History - 1999 - 428 pages
..."property to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants to 204 D Murdock v. Memphis the public an interest in that use, and must submit...common good, to the extent of the interest he has created" (p. 126). Waite next asked if the facts of the case justified the legislature's statutory...
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Constituting Workers, Protecting Women: Gender, Law and Labor in the ...

Julie Novkov - Law - 2009 - 336 pages
...When, therefore, one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants to the public an interest in that use, and must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good" (Munn v. Illinois, 126). Property, even if private, could be tinged sufficiently with...
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Historic U.S. Court Cases: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1

John W. Johnson - Law - 2001 - 1089 pages
..."the very gateway of commerce," is involved in an activity in which the public has an interest, it "grants to the public an interest in that use, and must submit to [control] ... for the common good." As long as a business was deemed to be affected with a public interest,...
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Property Rights: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Polly J. Price - Law - 2003 - 321 pages
...property devoted "to a use in which the public has an interest" (Munn 127) means that the property owner "grants to the public an interest in that use, and...common good, to the extent of the interest he has created" (Munn 126). Therefore, state legislatures had the authority to set prices charged by grain...
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The Dartmouth College Causes and the Supreme Court of the United States

John Major Shirley - History - 1895 - 469 pages
...have the advantage ; if brain sweat is to be the test, the College leads. DARTMOUTH COLLEGE CAUSES. that use, and must submit to be controlled by the...to the extent of the interest he has thus created. * * * But we need not go further. Enough has already been said, to show that when private property...
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The Divine Right of Capital: Dethroning the Corporate Aristocracy

Marjorie Kelly - Business & Economics - 2001 - 231 pages
...when an individual "devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants to the public an interest in that use, and must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good."26 Building a further case for regulation was the 1937 West Coast Hotel v. Parrisb...
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Accountants' Handbook, Special Industries and Special Topics

D. R. Carmichael, Paul H. Rosenfield - Business & Economics - 2003 - 840 pages
...property becomes "clothed with a public interest," the owner of the property has, in effect, granted the public an interest in that use and "must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good." The Court was impressed by Munn and Scott's monopolistic position while furnishing...
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Summaries of Leading Cases on the Constitution

Joseph Francis Menez, John R. Vile - Law - 2004 - 627 pages
...to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants to the public an interest in the use, and must submit to be controlled by the public...extent of the interest he has thus created. He may withdraw his grant by discontinuing the use; but so long as he maintains the use, he must submit to...
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The Influence of American Theories of Judicial Review on Nordic ...

Ragnhildur Helgadóttir - Religion - 2006 - 285 pages
..."[w]hen, therefore, one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants to the public an interest in that use, and...extent of the interest he has thus created. He may withdraw his grant by discontinuing the use; but so long as he maintains the use, he must submit to...
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Public Health Ethics: Theory, Policy, and Practice

Ronald Bayer, Lawrence O. Gostin, Bruce Jennings, Bonnie Steinbock - Medical - 2007 - 418 pages
...When, therefore, one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants to the public an interest in that use, and...to the extent of the interest he has thus created." All authorities agree that the police power is very extensive and checked only by express grants of...
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