California Decisions, Volume 58 (Google eBook)

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Recorder Print. and Publishing Company, 1919 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 4 - Constitution so as to become likewise empowered hereunder, to make and enforce all laws and regulations in respect to municipal affairs, subject only to the restrictions and limitations provided in their several charters, and in respect to other matters they shall be subject to and controlled by general laws.
Page 312 - It is a general and undisputed proposition of law that a municipal corporation possesses and can exercise the following powers and no others: First, those granted in express words; second, those necessarily or fairly implied in or incident to the powers expressly granted; third, those essential to the accomplishment of the declared objects and purposes of the corporation not simply convenient, but indispensable. Any fair, reasonable, substantial doubt concerning the existence of power is resolved...
Page 550 - Of the parties to the action, those who are united in interest must be joined as plaintiffs or defendants; but if the consent of any one,' who should have been joined as plaintiff, cannot be obtained, he may be made a defendant, the reason thereof being stated in the complaint...
Page 159 - The issue of a wife cohabiting with her husband, who is not impotent, is indisputably presumed to be legitimate; "6.
Page 376 - independent contractor'' shall be taken to mean, for the purposes of this act : any person who renders service, other than manual labor, for a specified recompense for a specified result, under the control of his principal as to the result of his work only and not as to the means by which such result is accomplished.
Page 573 - ... sales as in other cases ; and if directions are given in the will as to the mode of selling, or the particular property to be sold, such directions must be observed. In either case no title passes unless the sale be confirmed by the court...
Page 129 - Be it further resolved, that the city clerk be and he is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this resolution to the said street superintendent forthwith. "Introduced, adopted and approved this 17th day of November, 1914.
Page 94 - Act is hereby defined as any doctrine or precept advocating, teaching or aiding and abetting the commission of crime, sabotage (which word is hereby defined as meaning wilful and malicious physical damage or injury to physical property) , or unlawful acts of force and violence or unlawful methods of terrorism as a means of accomplishing a change in industrial ownership or control, or effecting any political change.
Page 394 - A husband and wife cannot, by any contract with each other, alter their legal relations, except as to property, and except that they may agree, in writing, to an immediate separation, and may make provision for the support of either of them and of their children during such separation.
Page 259 - The detriment caused by the breach of an agreement to convey an estate in real property is deemed to be the price paid, and the expenses properly incurred in examining the title...

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