Reports of cases argued and determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature of the State of Vermont: with cases of practice and rules of the court commencing with the Nineteenth century, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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I. Riley, 1809 - Court rules
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Page 473 - If from the plaintiff's own stating or otherwise the cause of action appears to arise ex turpi causa, or the transgression of a positive law of this country, there the Court says he has no right to be assisted. It is upon that ground the Court goes; not for the sake of the defendant, but because they will not lend their aid to such a plaintiff.
Page 350 - The Condition of this Obligation is such, that if the above bounden Administrator of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of Deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits...
Page 46 - EP his attorney, comes and defends the wrong and injury, when, etc., and says, that the said declaration and the matters therein contained in manner and form as the same are above stated and set forth, are not sufficient in law...
Page 28 - Such indemnity, where the judgment or decree is for the recovery of money not otherwise secured, must be for the whole amount of the judgment or decree, including just damages for delay...
Page 472 - No court will lend its aid to a man who founds his cause of action upon an immoral or an illegal act.
Page 173 - ... may at any time permit either of the parties to amend any defect in the process or pleadings, upon such conditions as it shall, in its discretion and by its rules, prescribe.
Page 398 - TR 51, held that a false, affirmation made by the defendant with intent to defraud the plaintiff, whereby the plaintiff receives damage, is the ground of an action upon the case in the nature of deceit. In such an action it is not necessary that the defendant should be benefited by the deceit, or that he should collude with the person who is.
Page 336 - to issue writs of mandamus in cases warranted by the principles and usages of law, to any courts appointed, or persons holding office, under the authority of the United States.
Page 312 - That no summons, writ, declaration, return, process, judgment, or other proceedings in civil causes in any of the courts of the United States, shall be abated, arrested, quashed or reversed, for any defect or want of form...
Page 312 - And the said courts respectively shall and may by virtue of this act from time to time, amend all and every such imperfections, defects, and wants of form, other than those only which the party demurring shall express as aforesaid...

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