Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Florida (Google eBook)

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Page 172 - If a person entitled to bring an action die before the expiration of the time limited for the commencement thereof, and the cause of action...
Page 921 - In testimony whereof, the said parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Page 530 - In the first place, the people, in framing the Constitution, committed to the legislature the whole law-making power of the State, which they did not expressly or impliedly withhold. Plenary power in the legislature for all purposes of civil government is the rule. A prohibition to exercise a particular power is an exception.
Page 493 - ... and thereupon the persons who have so subscribed such articles of association, and all persons who shall become stockholders in such company...
Page 269 - All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section, may be altered from time to time or repealed.
Page 591 - The General Assembly shall not grant to any citizen, or class of citizens, privileges or immunities, which, upon the same terms, shall not equally belong to all citizens.
Page 531 - 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 270 - The general assembly shall provide such revenue as may be needful by levying a tax, by valuation, so that every person and corporation shall pay a tax in proportion to the value of his, her or its property...
Page 668 - It is a principle universally declared and admitted that municipal corporations can levy no taxes, general or special, upon the inhabitants or their property, unless the power be plainly and unmistakably conferred.
Page 876 - ... to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.

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