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" If it is for civil contempt the punishment is remedial, and for the benefit of the complainant. But if it is for criminal contempt the sentence is punitive, to vindicate the authority of the court". "
American Law Reports Annotated - Page 521
1923
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American Bankruptcy Reports: Reporting the Decisions and Opinions ..., Volume 8

1927 - 1070 pages
...Conlrey, 194 US 329 [24 S. C t. 667, 48 L. Ed. 997]. * * * It is not the fact of punishment but ratlier its character and purpose that often serve to distinguish between the two classes of cases. • • • J}ut imprisonment for civil contempt is ordered where the defendant has refused to do an...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 221

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - 1911 - 772 pages
...court the defendant has disobeyed the order, and a prayer that he be attached and punished therefor. It is not the fact of punishment but rather its character...But if it is for criminal contempt the sentence is pun'.tive, to vindicate the authority of the court. It is t ue that punishment by imprisonment may...
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Westmoreland Law Journal, Volume 1

1912 - 460 pages
...court the defendant has disobeyed the order, and a prayer that he be attached and punished therefor. It is not the fact of punishment, but rather its character...complainant. But if it is for criminal contempt the sentence in punitive, to vindicate the authority of the court. It is true that punishment by imprisonment may...
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Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. no. 95, 1911, Issue 95

1911 - 388 pages
...court the defendant has disobeyed the order, and a prayer that he be attached and punished therefor. It is not the fact of punishment but rather its character...often serve to distinguish between the two classes 11 f cases. If it is for civil contempt the punishment is remedial, and for the benefit of the complainant....
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 223

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - 1912 - 886 pages
...disobedience as a public wrong. As was said in Gompers v. Bucks Stove & Range Co., 221 US 418, 441: "It is not the fact of punishment but rather its character...to distinguish between the two classes of cases." And again, p. 448: "The classification then depends upon the question as to whether the punishment...
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Supreme Court Reporter, Volume 32

United States. Supreme Court - 1912 - 884 pages
...Buck's Stove & Range Co. 221 U. S. 418, 441, 55 L. ed. 797, 805, 34 LRA (NS) 874, 31 Sup. Ct. Rep. 492: "It is not the fact of punishment, but rather its...to distinguish between the two classes of cases." And again, p. 448: "The classification, then, depends upon the question as to whether the punishment...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 223

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - 1912 - 880 pages
...disobedience as a public wrong. As was said in Gompers v. Bucks Stove & Range. Co., 221 US 418, 441: "It is not the fact of punishment but rather its character...to distinguish between the two classes of cases." And again, p. 448: "The classification then depends upon the question as to whether the punishment...
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Standard Encyclopędia of Procedure ...

Arthur Percival Will, Edward William Tuttle - 1912 - 1044 pages
...Appeal, 50 Pa. 285. W. Va. — Ruhl f. Ruhl, 24 W. Va. 297. Punishment as Showing Classification. — "It is not the fact of punishment but rather its character and purpose that often serves to distinguish between the two classes of cases. If it is for civil contempt the punishment...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 124

1912 - 1176 pages
...the defendant hae disobeyed the order, and a prayer that he be attached and punished therefor. It le not the fact of punishment, but rather its character and purpose, that often serre to distinguish between tbe two classes of cases. If It I» for civil contempt, the punishment...
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A Treatise on the Bankruptcy Law of the United States, Volume 3

Harold Remington - 1915 - 1154 pages
...disobeyed the order and a prayer that he be attached and punished therefor. It is not the fact of the punishment, but rather its character and purpose that...distinguish between the two classes of cases. If it is civil contempt the punishment is remedial, and for the benefit of the complainant. But if it is for...
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