The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 191 (Google eBook)

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West Publishing Company, 1917 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 440 - This entire policy, unless otherwise provided by agreement indorsed hereon or added hereto, shall be void * * * if the interest of the insured be other than unconditional and sole ownership; or if the subject of insurance be a building on ground not owned by the insured in fee simple...
Page 292 - ... actually misled the adverse party, to his prejudice, in maintaining his action or defense, upon the merits. Whenever it...
Page 213 - It is an instrument of a twofold character. It is at once a receipt and a contract. In the former character it is an acknowledgment of the receipt of property on board his vessel by the owner of the vessel. In the latter it is a contract to carry safely and deliver. The receipt of the goods lies at the foundation of the contract to carry and deliver. If no goods are actually received, there can be no valid contract to carry or to deliver.
Page 407 - ... courts, except in clear cases, to interfere with the exercise of the power reposed by law in municipal corporations for the protection of local rights and the health and welfare of the people in the community.
Page 189 - That in actions by or against executors, administrators or guardians, in which judgment may be rendered for or against them, neither party shall be allowed to testify against the other, as to any transaction with, or statement by, the testator, intestate or ward, unless called to testify thereto by the opposite party, or required to testify thereto by the court.
Page 415 - If a corporation cannot maintain such a highway and earn dividends for stockholders. It Is a misfortune for It and them which the constitution does not require to be remedied by imposing unjust burdens upon the public.
Page 318 - The objection that a contract is immoral or illegal as between plaintiff and defendant, sounds at all times very ill in the mouth of the defendant. It is not for his sake, however, that the objection is ever allowed; but it is founded in general principles of policy which the defendant has the advantage of, contrary to the real justice as between him and the plaintiff, by accident, if I may eay so. The principle of public policy is this, ex dolo malo non oritur actio.
Page 112 - Before we conclude, it may be proper to observe,that whenever a greater estate and a less coincide and meet in one and the same person, without any intermediate estate, the less is immediately annihilated, or, in the law phrase, is said to be merged, that is, sunk or drowned in the greater.
Page 347 - In this action the plaintiff must recover on the strength of his own title, not on the weakness of that of his adversary.
Page 257 - A statement of the acts constituting the offense, in ordinary and concise language, and in such manner as to enable a person of common understanding to know what is intended.

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