Maids, Wives and Widows: The Law of the Land and of the Various States as it Affects Women

E. P. Dutton, 1918 - 267 páginas

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Página 48 - That any American woman who marries a foreigner shall take the nationality of her husband. At the termination of the marital relation she may resume her American citizenship, if abroad, by registering as an American citizen within one year with a consul of the United States, or by returning to reside in the United States, or, if residing in the United States at the termination of the marital relation, by continuing to reside therein.
Página 137 - Either husband or wife may enter into any engagement or transaction with the other, or with any other person, respecting property, which either might if unmarried...
Página 136 - No person shall, on account of sex, be disqualified from entering upon or pursuing any lawful business, vocation, or profession.
Página 151 - Any married woman may carry on any trade or business, and perform any labor or services, on her sole and separate account, and the earnings of any married woman, from her trade, business, labor or services, shall be her sole and separate property, and may be used and invested by her in her own name...
Página 48 - That any foreign woman who acquires American citizenship by marriage to an American shall be assumed to retain the same after the termination of the marital relation if she continue to reside in the United States, unless she makes formal renunciation thereof before a court having jurisdiction to naturalize aliens...
Página 60 - Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Página 155 - No female shall be employed in any manufacturing, mechanical, or mercantile establishment, laundry, hotel, or restaurant, or telegraph or telephone establishment or office, or by any express or transportation company in this state more than eight hours during any one day, or more than fortyeight hours in one week.
Página 95 - The limitations which this statute places upon her contractual powers, upon her right to agree with her employer as to the time she shall labor, are not imposed solely for her benefit, but also largely for the benefit of all.
Página 86 - Police power is the name given to that inherent sovereignty which it is the right and duty of the government or its agents to exercise whenever public policy, in a broad sense, demands, for the benefit of society at large, regulations to guard its morals, safety, health, order, or to insure in any respect such economic conditions as an advancing civilization of a highly complex character requires.
Página 138 - ... such way mentioned therein as to show an intention not to make such provision; and no other evidence to rebut the presumption of revocation must be received. § 1300. A will, executed by an unmarried woman, is revoked by her subsequent marriage, and is not revived by the death of her husband.

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