Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 157 (Google eBook)

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Page 124 - It is that state of the case, which, after the entire comparison and consideration of all the evidence, leaves the minds of the jurors in that condition that they cannot say they feel an abiding conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge.
Page 278 - That whenever in any cause pending in any court of the United States there shall be a receiver or manager in possession of any property, such receiver or manager shall manage and operate such property according to the requirements of the valid laws of the state in which such property shall be situated, in the same manner that the owner or possessor thereof would be bound to do if in possession thereof.
Page 318 - ... to be a full, accurate and complete list of his creditors and of his indebtedness...
Page 665 - When private property Is taken for the use or benefit of the public, the necessity for using such property and the just compensation to be made therefor, except when to be made by the state, shall be ascertained by a Jury of twelve freeholders residing In the vicinity of such property, or by not less than three commissioners appointed by a court of record...
Page 125 - ... the evidence must establish the truth of the fact to a reasonable and moral certainty; a certainty that convinces and directs the understanding, and satisfies the reason and judgment of those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it.
Page 273 - States may be sued in respect of any act or transaction of his in carrying on the business connected with such property, without the previous leave of the court in which such receiver or manager was appointed...
Page 639 - ... shall forthwith jointly determine as to the time when the same shall be opened and improved, and shall at the same time determine and allot what portion shall be opened, improved and maintained by either of such...
Page 263 - A bare fear of any of these offences, to prevent which the homicide is alleged to have been committed, shall not be sufficient to justify the killing. It must appear that the circumstances were sufficient to excite the fears of a reasonable person, and that the party killing really acted under the influence of those fears, and not in a spirit of revenge.
Page 296 - Such exemption shall not extend to any mortgage thereon, lawfully obtained ; but such mortgage or other alienation of such land by the owner thereof, if a married man, shall not be valid without the signature of the wife to the same.
Page 698 - At the request of the plaintiff, the court instructed the jury, "that to enable the city to hold this ground and defend themselves in this action by possession, they must show an unequivocal, uninterrupted possession for at least twenty years.