Pacific Coast Law Journal: Containing All the Decisions of the Supreme Court of California, and the Important Decisions of the U.S. Circuit and U.S. District Courts for the District of California, and of the U.S. Supreme Court and Higher Courts of Other States, Volume 6 (Google eBook)

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W. T. Baggett and Company, 1881 - Law
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Page 212 - The General Assembly shall not pass local or special laws in any of the following enumerated cases, that is to say : Regulating the jurisdiction and duties of justices of the peace and of constables; For the punishment of crimes and misdemeanors...
Page 530 - The writ of prohibition is the counterpart of the writ of mandate. It arrests the proceedings of any tribunal, corporation, Board, or person, when such proceedings are without or in excess of the jurisdiction of such tribunal, corporation, Board, or person.
Page 520 - ... is caused by the wrongful act or neglect of another, his heirs or personal representatives may maintain an action for damages against the person causing the death, or if such person be employed by another person who is responsible for his conduct, then also against such other person. In every action under this and the preceding section, such damages may be given as under all the circumstances of the case, may be just.
Page 550 - Whenever any patent is inoperative or invalid, by reason of a defective or insufficient specification, or by reason of the patentee claiming as his own invention or discovery more than he had a right to claim as new, if the error has arisen by inadvertence, accident, or mistake, and without any fraudulent or deceptive intention, the Commissioner shall, on the surrender of such patent and the payment of the duty required by law, cause a new patent for the same invention, and in accordance with the...
Page 672 - THIS INDENTURE, made this day of , in the year One thousand, nine hundred and , between of , the party of the first part...
Page 748 - A criminal action prosecuted by indictment may be removed from the court in which it is pending, on the application of the defendant on the ground that a fair and impartial trial cannot be had in the county where the indictment is pending.
Page 247 - the actual existence of any particular purpose, motive or intent is a necessary element to constitute a particular species or degree of crime, the jury may take into consideration the fact that the accused was intoxicated at the time, in determining the purpose, motive or intent with which he committed the act.
Page 344 - The Legislature, by general and uniform laws, shall provide for the election or appointment, in the several counties, of Boards of Supervisors, Sheriffs, County Clerks, District Attorneys, and such other county, township, and municipal officers as public convenience may require, and shall prescribe their duties, and fix their terms of office.
Page 413 - ... 1. The suggestion, as a fact, of that which is not true, by one who does not believe it to be true ; "2.
Page 550 - This provision of the Act of 1836 was in turn superseded by 53 of the Act of July 8th, 1870, c. 230, 16 Stat. 205, which provided, " that whenever any patent is inoperative or invalid, by reason of a defective or insufficient specification, or by reason of the patentee claiming as his own invention or discovery more than he had a right to claim as new...

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