Central Reporter: Cases, Courts of Last Resort, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, 1885-[88]. (Google eBook)

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1886
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Page 171 - An act to consolidate into one act and to declare the special and local laws affecting public interests in the city of New York," is hereby amended so as to read as follows : 1850.
Page 305 - All taxes shall be uniform, upon the same class of subjects, within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general laws; but the General Assembly may, by general laws, exempt from taxation public property used for public purposes, actual places of religious worship, places of burial not used or held for private or corporate profit, and institutions of purely public charity.
Page 98 - It is a finality as to the claim or demand in controversy, concluding parties and those In privity with them, not only as to every matter which was offered and received to sustain or defeat the claim or demand, but as to any other admissible matter which might have been offered for that purpose.
Page 437 - York of 1828, chap. 18, tit. 3, it was enacted that "the charter of every corporation that shall hereafter be granted by the legislature shall be subject to alteration, suspension, and repeal, in the discretion of the legislature.
Page 308 - It may be stated generally, however, to be such an interest, arising from the relations of the party obtaining the insurance, either as creditor of or surety for the assured, or from the ties of blood or marriage to him, as will justify a reasonable expectation of advantage or benefit from the continuance of his life.
Page 141 - Property shall be assessed for taxes under general laws, and by uniform rules, according to its true value.
Page 84 - The General Assembly shall not pass local or special laws in any of the following enumerated cases...
Page 233 - It is a familiar canon of construction that a thing which is within the intention of the makers of a statute is as much within the statute as if it were within the letter; and a thing which is within the letter of the statute is not within the statute unless it be within the intention of the makers.
Page 128 - Judgment may be entered on the report of the referee and such judgment shall be valid and effectual in all respects as if the same had been rendered in a suit commenced by the ordinary process, and the practice on appeal therefrom shall be the same as in other civil actions.
Page 110 - But this does not prevent an inquiry into the jurisdiction of the court in which the original judgment was given, to pronounce it; or the right of the State itself to exercise authority over the person or the subject-matter.

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