Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinois, Volume 230

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Page 502 - No person, or collection of persons, being one of these departments, shall exercise any power properly belonging to either of the others, except as hereinafter expressly directed or permitted, and all acts in contravention of this section shall be void.
Page 253 - A court of equity, which is never active in relief against conscience or public convenience, has always refused its aid to stale demands, where the party has slept upon his rights, and acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can call forth this court into activity but conscience, good faith, and reasonable diligence.
Page 173 - June (1677) all declarations or creations of trusts or confidences of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, shall be manifested and proved by some writing signed by the party who is by law enabled to declare such trust, or by his last will in writing, or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect.
Page 285 - That in case any person shall usurp, intrude into or unlawfully hold or execute any office or franchise, or any office in any corporation created by the authority of this state...
Page 54 - There must be such certainty in the averment of the title upon which the bill is founded, that the defendant may be distinctly informed of the nature of the case which he is called upon to meet.
Page 369 - In that contract of marriage which forms the gateway to the status of marriage, the parties take each other for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, to cherish each other in sickness and in health; consequently, a mistake, whether resulting from accident, or, indeed, generally from fraudulent practices in respect to the character, fortune, health, or the like, does not render void what is done.
Page 617 - An estate is vested when there Is an Immediate right of present enjoyment, or a present fixed right of future enjoyment.
Page 555 - ... redemption record, that the same was erroneously sold, and such entry shall be prima facie evidence of the fact therein stated, and unless such error is disproved, the county collector shall, on demand of the owner of the certificate of such sale, refund the amount paid and cancel such certificate so far as it relates to such tract or lots.
Page 71 - ... in case the General Assembly shall create municipal courts in the city of Chicago it may abolish the offices of justices of the peace, police magistrates and constables in and for the territory within said city, and may limit the jurisdiction of justices of the peace in the territory of said county of Cook outside of said city to that territory, and in such case the jurisdicton and practice of said municipal courts shall be such as the General Assembly shall prescribe...
Page 236 - A sale, in the ordinary sense of the word, is a transfer of property for a fixed price in money or its equivalent.

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