The Pacific Reporter, Volume 42 (Google eBook)

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West Publishing Company, 1896 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 165 - It is but a decent respect due to the wisdom, the integrity, and the patriotism of the legislative body by which any law is passed, to presume in favor of its validity, until its violation of the constitution is proved beyond all reasonable doubt.
Page 405 - Every action must be prosecuted in the name of the real party in interest, except that an executor or administrator, a trustee of an express trust...
Page 131 - ... the plaintiff must recover, if, at all, upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of that of the defendant.
Page 163 - That the legislative power of the territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation consistent with the constitution of the United States and the provisions of this act ; but no law shall be passed interfering with the primary disposal of the soil ; no tax shall be imposed upon the property of the United States...
Page 229 - All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section may be altered from time to time or repealed.
Page 18 - Washington, he said, in his charge to the jury, that ' an ex post facto law is one which, in its operation, makes that criminal which was not so at the time the action was performed, or which increases the punishment; or, in short, which, in relation to the offense or its consequences, alters the situation of a party to his disadvantage.
Page 132 - The party producing a writing as genuine which has been altered, or appears to have been altered, after its execution, in a part material to the question in dispute, must account for the appearance or alteration. He may show that the alteration was made by another, without his concurrence, or was made with the consent of the parties affected by it, or otherwise properly or innocently made, or that the alteration did...
Page 368 - The judicial power of the State shall be vested in a Supreme Court, District Courts, Probate Courts, justices of the peace, and such other courts, Inferior to the Supreme Court, as may be provided by law; and all courts of record shall have a s-sl.
Page 287 - The free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man: and every citizen may freely speak, write, and print on any subject, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty.
Page 17 - Every law that alters the legal rules of evidence and receives less or different testimony than the law required at the time of the commission of the offense, in order to convict the offender.

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