Southern Reporter, Volume 92 (Google eBook)

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West Publishing Company, 1922 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Includes the decisions of the Supreme Courts of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi, the Appellate Courts of Alabama and, Sept. 1928/Jan. 1929-Jan./Mar. 1941, the Courts of Appeal of Louisiana.
  

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Page 156 - ... and produces a copy of an indictment found or an affidavit made before a magistrate of any state or territory, charging the person demanded with having committed treason, felony, or other crime, certified as authentic by the Governor or chief magistrate of the state or territory from whence the person so charged has fled, it shall be the duty of the executive authority of the state or territory to which such I>erson has fled, to cause him to be arrested and secured...
Page 162 - An Act to promote the safety of employees and travelers upon railroads by compelling common carriers engaged in interstate commerce to equip their cars with automatic couplers and continuous brakes and their locomotives with driving-wheel brakes, and for other purposes...
Page 284 - When parties have deliberately put their engagements into writing, in such terms as import a legal obligation, without any uncertainty as to the object or extent of such engagement, it is conclusively presumed that the whole engagement of the parties, and the extent and manner of their undertaking, was reduced to writing...
Page 273 - ... for a rule to show cause why a new trial should not be granted...
Page 271 - The conclusion to be deduced from the authorities is that where power is given to public officers, in the language of the Act before us, or in equivalent language, whenever the public interest or individual rights call for its exe'rcise, the language used, though permissive in form, is in fact peremptory.
Page 149 - ... scientific purposes: Provided, That in a prosecution for the violation of any of the provisions of this act, it shall not be necessary for the prosecution to prove that the killing...
Page 273 - An act prescribing the liability of an employer to make compensation for injuries received by an em-ployee in performing services arising out of and incidental to his employment in the course of his employer's trade, busi-ness or occupation...
Page 319 - ... occasioned by the unsafe condition of the land or its approaches, if such condition was known to him and not to them, and was negligently suffered to exist, without timely notice to the public, or to those who were likely to act upon such invitation.
Page 76 - Instead of a complaint in scientific form that the plaintiff is the owner and entitled to the possession...
Page 271 - I believe, as far as any rule is concerned, you cannot safely go further than that in each case you must look to the subject-matter; consider the importance of the provision that has been disregarded, and the relation of that provision to the general object intended to be secured by the act, and upon a review of the case in that aspect decide whether the matter is what is called imperative or directory.

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