Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting, Volume 40 (Google eBook)

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Headquarters Office, 1915 - Bar associations
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Page 542 - The head of each department is authorized to prescribe regulations, not inconsistent with law, for the government of his department, the conduct of its officers and clerks, the distribution and performance of its business, and the custody, use. and preservation of the records, papers, and property appertaining to it.
Page 388 - ... any common carrier, railroad, or transportation company to which such property may be delivered or over whose line or lines such property may pass...
Page 414 - ... by the transferor or a subsequent purchaser from the transferor of a subsequent sale of the goods by the transferor.
Page 957 - ... must decline to conduct a civil cause or to make a defense when convinced that it is intended merely to harass or to injure the opposite party or to work oppression or wrong. But otherwise it is his right, and, having accepted retainer, it becomes his duty to insist upon the judgment of the Court as to the legal merits of his client's claim. His appearance in Court should be deemed equivalent to an assertion on his honor that in his opinion his client's case is one proper for judicial determination.
Page 448 - Every partner must account to the partnership for any benefit, and hold as trustee for it any profits derived by him without the consent of the other partners from any transaction connected with the formation, conduct, or liquidation of the partnership or from any use by him of its property.
Page 952 - It is incumbent upon the lawyer most particularly to avoid everything that may tend to mislead a party not represented by counsel, and he should not undertake to advise him as to the law. 10. ACQUIRING INTEREST IN LITIGATION. The lawyer should not purchase any interest in the subject matter of the litigation which he is conducting.
Page 954 - When a lawyer is a witness for his client, except as to merely formal matters, such as the attestation or custody of an instrument and the like, he should leave the trial of the case to other counsel. Except when essential to the ends of justice, a lawyer should avoid testifying in Court in behalf of his client.
Page 953 - Controversies with clients concerning compensation are to be avoided by the lawyer so far as shall be compatible with his self-respect and with his right to receive reasonable recompense for his services; and lawsuits with clients should be resorted to only to prevent injustice, imposition or fraud.
Page 388 - Provided, that nothing in this section shall deprive any holder of such receipt or bill of lading of any remedy or right of action which he has under existing law.
Page 455 - ... (c) To be indemnified by the person guilty of the fraud or making the representation against all debts and liabilities of the partnership.

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