Pittsburgh Legal Journal, Volume 32

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Allegheny County Bar Association, 1885 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 132 - Municipal and other corporations and individuals invested with the privilege of taking private property for public use, shall make just compensation for property taken, injured, or destroyed by the construction or enlargement of their works, highways, or improvements, which compensation shall be paid or secured before such taking, injury, or destruction.
Page 422 - The free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man, and every citizen may freely speak, write and print on any subject, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty. No conviction shall be had in any prosecution for the publication of papers relating to the official conduct of officers or men in public capacity, or to any other matter proper for public investigation or information, where the fact that such publication was not maliciously or negligently made...
Page 206 - In witness whereof, the said- parties have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals, the day and year first above written.
Page 205 - In testimony whereof, the said parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Page 60 - ... mortgage property, real or personal, of which he is not possessed at the time, and he receives the consideration for the contract, and afterwards becomes possessed of property answering the description in the contract, there is no doubt that a court of equity would compel him to perform the contract, and that the contract would, in equity, transfer the beneficial interest to the mortgagee or purchaser immediately on the property being acquired.
Page 463 - It is furthermore hereby provided and mutually agreed, that no suit or action against this company, for the recovery of any claim by virtue of this policy, shall be sustainable in any Court of Law or Chancery until after an award shall have been obtained fixing the amount of such claim in the manner above provided...
Page 26 - ... the person or persons so offending shall forfeit and pay for every such offense the sum of five dollars, to be recovered...
Page 301 - ... so as, if possible, to form one consistent whole.'" (Civ. Code, sec. 1321.) But it was also said: "A codicil is never construed to disturb the dispositions of the will further than is absolutely necessary for the purpose of giving effect to the codicil...
Page 88 - That no part of the sum which any special partner shall have contributed to the capital stock shall be withdrawn by him, or paid or transferred to him in the shape of dividends, profits or otherwise, at any time during the continuance of the partnership...
Page 243 - The essential thing is, that the policy shall be obtained in good faith, and not for the purpose of speculating upon the hazard of a life in which the insured has no interest.

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