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He finally won in 1885. , McKenna opposed business regulations, supported federal land grants to the railroads, and sponsored legislation that would have made Chinese immigrants carry identification cards. Joseph McKenna. PHOTOGRAPH BY HARRIS & EWING. COLLECTION OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES. S. senator, President BENJAMIN HARRISON appointed McKenna to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Opponents protested that McKenna was unqualified and, moreover, beholden to railroad interests, but the nomination succeeded.

Org (accessed July 22, 2009). Koren, James Rufus. 2009. ” San Bernardino County Sun. December 31. Tumulty, Karen. 2009. ” Time. (July 21). CROSS REFERENCES Health Care Law; Health Insurance MEDICAL EXAMINER A public official charged with investigating all sudden, suspicious, unexplained, or unnatural deaths within the area of his or her appointed jurisdiction. A medical examiner differs from a CORONER in that a medical examiner is a physician. Medical examiners have replaced coroners in most states and jurisdictions.

S. House ◆ ❖ 1825 1866–68 Served as district attorney of Solano County, Calif. ▼ 1843 Born, Philadelphia, Pa. S. attorney general 1892 Appointed to the Ninth Circuit Court 1865 Admitted to California bar O F A M E R I C A N L A W , 3 R D E D I T I O N MCKINLEY, JOHN cases, however, such as Hipolite Egg Co. v. S. 45, 31 S. Ct. 364, 55 L. Ed. 364 (1911), one of the decisions during the era that upheld federal POLICE POWER under the Constitution’s COMMERCE CLAUSE. Generally regarded as a hard-working justice, his body of opinions shows that he developed a pragmatism and clarity of expression in his 27 years on the bench.

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