Albany Law Journal, Volume 22 (Google eBook)

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Weed, Parsons & Company, 1880 - Law
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Page 44 - Laws shall be made for ascertaining, by proper proofs, the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage hereby established, and for the registration of voters; which registration shall be completed at least ten days before each election.
Page 192 - that the laws of the several states, except where the Constitution, treaties or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at common law in the courts of the United States in cases where they apply.
Page 46 - Indian descent not members of any tribe ; provided, that the legislature may at any time extend by law the right of suffrage to persons not herein enumerated ; but no such law shall be in force until the same shall have been submitted to a vote of the people at a general election and approved by a majority of all the votes cast at such election...
Page 149 - Legislature so next chosen as aforesaid, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be agreed to by a majority of all the members elected to each House...
Page 326 - ... that the taxation shall not be at a greater rate than is assessed upon other moneyed capital in the hands of individual citizens of such state...
Page 126 - Our constitution declares a treaty to be the law of the land. It is, consequently, to be regarded in courts of justice as equivalent to an act of the legislature, whenever it operates of itself without the aid of any legislative provision.
Page 192 - It never has been supposed by us, that the section did apply, or was designed to apply, to questions of a more general nature, not at all dependent upon local statutes or local usages of a fixed and permanent operation, as for example, to the construction of ordinary contracts or other written instruments, and especially to questions of general commercial law...
Page 188 - ... board of such vessel, or for any loss, damage or injury by collision, or for any act, matter or thing, loss, damage or forfeiture, done, occasioned or incurred, without the privity or knowledge of such owner or owners, shall in no case exceed the amount or value of the interest of such owner in such vessel and her freight then pending.
Page 225 - Court, and in what respect he has been misled; and thereupon the Court may order the pleading to be amended, upon such terms as shall be just "Sec.
Page 172 - ... must mean every advantage every positive advantage, if I may so express it, as contrasted with the negative advantage of the late partner not carrying on the business himself that has been acquired by the old firm in carrying on its business, whether connected with the premises in which the business was previously carried on, or with the name of the late firm, or with any other matter carrying with it the benefit of the business.

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