Interpretations of the Civil Code Since 1898: Containing the Interpretations which the Supreme Court of Louisiana Has Given to the Articles of the Civil Code of that State During the Period from 1898 to 1912, and to be Found in the Reports from the 51st Louisiana Annual to the 130th Louisiana Inclusive

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Hauser, 1912 - Civil law - 391 pages
Contains a digest of decisions about the Louisiana Civil Code; does not include the text of the Civil Code itself.

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Page 250 - Code undertook to abolish these distinctions by enacting that "every act whatever of man that causes damage to another, obliges him by whose fault it happened to repair it.
Page 256 - Still, this privilege must be restrained by some limit ; and we consider that limit to be this: That a party or counsel shall not avail himself of his situation to gratify private malice by uttering slanderous expressions, either against a party, witness or third person, which have no relation to the cause or subject-matter of the inquiry.
Page 275 - The wife may, during the marriage, petition against the husband for a separation of property, whenever her dowry is in danger, owing to the mismanagement of her husband, or otherwise, or when the disorder of his affairs induces her to believe that his estate may not be sufficient to meet her rights and claims.
Page 286 - A promise to sell amounts to a sale, when there exists a reciprocal consent of both parties, as to the thing and the price thereof; but, to have...
Page 69 - The possessor in bad faith is entitled to recover from the owner of the soil only for those improvements of which the owner may order the removal He cannot recover for ditching, clearing land, and other improvements inseparable from the soil. It makes no difference how much the value of the land has been enhanced thereby. In such a case the principle by which one man is not permitted to enrich himself at the expense of another has no application.
Page 5 - No law passed by the General Assembly, except the general appropriation act, or act appropriating money for the expenses of the General Assembly, shall take effect until promulgated. Laws shall be considered promulgated at the place where the State Journal is published, the day after the publication of such law in the State Journal, and in all other parts of the State twenty days after such publication. The State Journal shall be published at the capital.
Page 243 - Louisiana, of the year 1858, by its 2d section enacts that: here after, parol evidence shall not be received to prove any acknowledgment or promise of a party deceased to pay any debt or liability against his succession, in order to take such debt or liability out of prescription, or to revive the same after prescription has run or been completed...
Page 382 - No. 33, p. 41, of 1902, provided that such prescription runs "where land, timber or property has been injured, cut, damaged, from the date knowledge of such damage is received by the owner thereof." Held, that where the defendant is sued as a trespasser for damages for timber cut on lands, and pleads the prescription of one year, the burden is on the plaintiff to prove the date that knowledge of the alleged trespass was brought home to him.
Page 10 - Any itinerant vender of any drug, nostrum, ointment, or appliance of any kind, intended for the treatment of disease or injury, or who shall, by writing or printing, or any other method, publicly profess to cure or treat diseases...
Page 280 - A right is said to be litigious, whenever there •exists a suit and contestation on the same.

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