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" ... No right is held more sacred, or is more carefully guarded, by the common law, than the right of every individual to the possession and control of his own person, free from all restraint or interference of others, unless by clear and unquestionable... "
A Treatise on the Law of Torts, Or, The Wrongs which Arise Independent of ... - Page 31
by Thomas McIntyre Cooley - 1888 - 899 pages
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Federal Aid for Physical Education. Hearing ...on H.R. 12652. Jan. 12, 1921 ...

United States U.S. Congress. House. Committee on education - 1921
...interference of others, unless by clear and unquestionable authority of law. As well said by Judge Cooley : " The right to one's person may be said to be a right of complete immunity; to be let alone." (Cooley, Torts. 29.) For instance, not only wearing apparel, but a watch or a jewel, worn on the person,...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 42

Law - 1896
...interference by others, unless by clear and unquestionable authority of law. As well said by Judge Cooley, "the right to one's person may be said to be a right of complete immunity; to be let alone." Cooley Torts, 29. "The inviolability of the person is as much invaded by a compulsory stripping as...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 30

Rhode Island. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1910
...of the inviolability of the person, denned by Judge Cooley in his work on Torts, 2d ed. p. 29, as: "Personal Immunity. The right to one's person may...be a right of complete immunity: to be let alone;" and that a person is entitled to relief at law or in equity for an invasion of the same, is generally...
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Federal Data Banks and Constitutional Rights: A Study of Data Systems on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights - Privacy, Right of - 1974
...originally published in 1879. In discoursing on "The Right of Privacy," Judge Cooley asserted that "The right to one's person may be said to be a right to complete immuntiy: to be let alone." 3 Then, in 1890, Samuel D. Warren and Louis D. Brandeis published...
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Privacy: The Collection, Use, and Computerization of Personal Data ..., Part 1

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Privacy and Information Systems - Government publications - 1974 - 2335 pages
...originally published in 1 879. In discoursing on "The Right of Privacy," Judge Cooley asserted that "The right to one's person may be said to be a right to complete immuntiy: to be let alone." ' Then, in 1890, Samuel D. Warren and Louis D. Brandéis published...
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Federal Data Banks and Constitutional Rights: A Study of Data Systems on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1974 - 53 pages
...originally published in 1879. In discoursing on "The Right of Privacy," Judge Cooley asserted that "The right to one's person may be said to be a right to complete immuntiy: to be let alone." 8 Then, in 1890, Samuel D. Warren and Louis D. Brandeis published...
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Marijuana Decriminalization: Hearing Before the Subcommittee to ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency - Drug legalization - 1975 - 2941 pages
...interference of others, unless by clear and unquestionable authority of law. As well said by Judge Cooley, "the right to one's person may be said to be a right of complete immunity: to be let alone." 12 Similarly, in Meyer v. Nebraska. 262 US 390, 392 (1923), it was stated: [W]e should not overlook...
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Marijuana Decriminalization: Hearing Before the Subcommittee to ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency - Drug legalization - 1975 - 2941 pages
...interference of others, unless by clear and unquestionable authority of law. As well said by Judge Cooley, "the right to one's person may be said to be a right of complete immunity: to be let alone." 12 Similarly, in Meyer v. Nebraska. 262 US 390, 392 (1923), it was stated: [W]e should not overlook...
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Gays/justice: A Study of Ethics, Society, and Law

Richard D. Mohr - Law - 1988 - 357 pages
...all restraint or interference of others, unless by clear and unquestionable authority of law. . . . "The right to one's person may be said to be a right...of complete immunity: to be let alone." . . . The inviolability of the person is as much invaded by a compulsory stripping and exposure as by a blow....
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Hard Decisions: Forgoing and Withdrawing Artificial Nutrition and Hydration

Eileen Patricia Flynn - Medical - 1990 - 106 pages
...control over their bodies. In support of this stance the court quoted Judge Cooley's famous dictum: "The right to one's person may be said to be a right of complete immunity: to be let alone."10 The court noted that surgery which is performed without consent is considered an act of assault...
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