The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 166 (Google eBook)

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West Publishing Company, 1914 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 289 - No county, city, town, township, board of education, or school district, shall incur any indebtedness or liability in any manner or for any purpose exceeding in any year the income and revenue provided for such year, without the assent of two-thirds of the qualified electors thereof, voting at an election to be held for that purpose...
Page 198 - ... unless, before or at the time of incurring such indebtedness, provision shall be made for the collection of an annual tax sufficient to pay the interest on such indebtedness as it falls due, and also provision to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof on or before maturity, which shall not exceed forty years from the time of contracting the same.
Page 208 - Insurance; provided, that the cause of action upon a contract, obligation or liability evidenced by a certificate, or abstract or guaranty of title of real property or policy of title insurance shall not be deemed to have accrued until the discovery of the loss or damage suffered by the aggrieved party thereunder.
Page 175 - It is a question of public expediency and public morality, and not of federal law. The police power of the state is fully competent to regulate the business, to mitigate Its evils, or to suppress it entirely. There is no inherent right in a citizen to thus sell Intoxicating liquors by retail; it Is Dot a privilege of a citizen of the state or of a citizen of the United States.
Page 5 - The idea that any legislature, state or federal, can conclusively determine for the people and for the courts that what it enacts in the form of law, or what it authorizes its agents to do, is consistent with the fundamental law, is opposition to the theory of our institutions.
Page 287 - In view of the adjudications these principles must be regarded as settled : " 1. A railroad corporation is a person within the meaning of the fourteenth amendment declaring that no state shall deprive any person of property without due process of law, nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
Page 25 - January, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, it shall be unlawful for any such common carrier to haul or permit to be hauled or used on its line any car used in moving interstate traffic not equipped with couplers coupling automatically by impact, and which can be uncoupled without the necessity of men going between the ends of the cars.
Page 41 - It is mutually agreed as to each carrier of all or any of said property over all or any portion of said...
Page 212 - ... then the law is for the defendant and the jury should so find...
Page 174 - The General Assembly shall not grant to any citizen, or class of citizens, privileges or immunities, which, upon the same terms, shall not equally belong to all citizens.

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