The Atlantic Reporter, Volume 10 (Google eBook)

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West Publishing Company, 1887 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 496 - It is agreed between the sender of the following message and this company that said company shall not be liable for mistakes or delays in the transmission or delivery or non-delivery of any unrepeated message, whether happening by negligence of its servants or otherwise, beyond the amount received for sending the same...
Page 130 - As to and concerning all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, I give, devise and bequeath the same unto the Chancellor of the State of New York...
Page 326 - The party who last has a clear opportunity of avoiding the accident, notwithstanding the negligence of his opponent, is considered solely responsible for it" The United States supreme court in Grand Trunk Ry.
Page 36 - ... no law shall be revived, amended, or the provisions thereof extended or conferred, by reference to its title only ; but so much thereof as is revived, amended, extended, or conferred shall be re-enacted and published at length...
Page 205 - ... case where there are facts from which negligence may reasonably be inferred, the judge were to withdraw the case from the jury upon the ground that, in his opinion, negligence ought not to be inferred ; and it would, on the other hand, place in the hands of the jurors a power which might be exercised in the most arbitrary manner, if they were at liberty to hold that negligence might be inferred from any state of facts whatever.
Page 346 - We may lay it down as a broad general principle that wherever one of two innocent persons must suffer by the acts of a third, he who has enabled such third person to occasion the loss must sustain it
Page 475 - A rule was laid upon the defendant to show cause why judgment should not be entered for want of a sufficient affidavit of defense...
Page 587 - In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall enjoy the right to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation...
Page 205 - The judge has a certain duty to discharge, and the jurors have another and a different duty. The judge has to say whether any facts have been established by evidence from, which negligence may be reasonably inferred ; the jurors have to say whether, from those facts, when submitted to them, negligence ought to be inferred.
Page 409 - Words giving a joint authority to three or more public officers or other persons, are construed as giving such authority to a majority of them, unless it is otherwise expressed in the act giving the authority; 18. When the seal of a court or public officer is required by law to be affixed to any paper, the word "seal...

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