Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Volume 213

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Page 216 - Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press.
Page 436 - Code of 1954, with interest thereon as required by law, then this obligation shall be void; otherwise It shall be and remain In full force and effect.
Page 27 - Settled rule of the court is that a motion for a new trial is addressed to the discretion of the court, and that the ruling of the court in granting or denying such a motion is not the proper subject of exceptions.* Motions in arrest of judgment present questions of law Opinion of the court.
Page 173 - The general rule is that the measure of damages, when the buyer repudiates the contract and refuses to receive and accept the goods, is the difference between the contract price and the market value of the goods at the time and place of delivery.
Page 272 - The sale of, or dealing in, beer, wine, or any intoxicating liquors by any person in any post exchange or canteen or Army transport, or upon any premises used for military purposes by the United States, is prohibited. Commanding officers will carry the provisions of this paragraph into full force and effect, and will be held strictly responsible that no exceptions or evasions are permitted within their respective jurisdictions.
Page 59 - All the shares of stock in banks whether of issue or not, existing by authority of the United States or of the state, and located within the state, shall be assessed to the owners thereof in the cities or towns, where such banks are located, and not elsewhere, in the assessment of all state, county and municipal taxes imposed and levied in such place whether such owner is a resident of said city or town or not...
Page 153 - There was evidence which tended to show that the accident was caused by negligence on the part of the company.
Page 13 - Upon this state of the evidence, it could not be ruled, as a matter of law, that the plaintiff was...
Page 649 - No oral or written misrepresentation or warranty made in the negotiation of a contract or policy of insurance, by the assured or in his behalf, shall be deemed material or defeat or avoid the policy, or prevent its attaching, unless such misrepresentation or warranty is made with actual intent to deceive, or unless the matter misrepresented or made a warranty increased the risk of loss.
Page 51 - Revision of 1894, provides that all conveyances and devises of lands, or of any interest therein, made to two or more persons shall be construed to create estates in common and not in joint tenancy...

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