The Compiled Statutes of the State of Vermont: Being Such of the Revised Statutes, and of the Public Acts and Laws Passed Since, as are Now in Force : to which are Prefixed the Constitutions of the United States and of the State of Vermont (Google eBook)

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Chauncey Goodrich, 1851 - Law - 815 pages
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Page 347 - Be it therefore enacted, that whensoever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect or default, and the act, neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof...
Page 31 - Congress shall have power to dispose of, and make all needful rules and regulations respecting, the territory, or other property belonging to the United States ; and nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to prejudice any claims of the United States, or of any particular state. SECT. 4. The United States shall guaranty to every state in this Union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion ; and, on application of the legislature, or of the executive,...
Page 28 - ... States, and a Majority of all the States shall be necessary to a Choice. In every Case, after the Choice of the President, the Person having the greatest Number of Votes of the Electors shall be the Vice President. But if there should remain two or more who have equal Votes, the Senate shall chuse from them by Ballot the Vice President...
Page 347 - ... then and in every such case, the person who would have been liable, if death had not ensued, shall be liable to an action for damages, notwithstanding the death of the person injured, and although the death shall have been caused under such circumstances as amount in law to felony.
Page 33 - The electors shall meet in their respective states and vote by ballot for president and vice president, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves; they shall name in their ballots the person voted for as president, and in distinct ballots the person voted for as vice...
Page 36 - Every person is entitled to a certain remedy in the laws for all injuries, or wrongs which he may receive in his person, property, or character ; he ought to obtain justice freely, and without being obliged to purchase it, completely and without denial, promptly and without delay, conformably to the laws.
Page 24 - No person shall be a senator who shall not have attained to the age of thirty years, and been nine years a citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an inhabitant of that state for which he shall be chosen.
Page 366 - The executor or administrator shall be allowed all necessary expenses in the care, management, and settlement of the estate...
Page 335 - When any testator omits to provide in his will for any of his children, or for the issue of any deceased child...
Page 37 - That, in all capital or criminal prosecutions, a man hath a right to demand the cause and nature of his accusation, to be confronted with the accusers and witnesses, to call for evidence in his favor, and to a speedy trial by an impartial jury of his vicinage, without whose unanimous consent he cannot be found guilty...

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