The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 88

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West Publishing Company, 1905 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 332 - The court may before or after judgment, in furtherance of justice and on such terms as may be proper, amend any pleading or proceeding, by adding or striking out the name of any party; or by correcting a mistake in the name of a party, or a mistake in any other respect...
Page 171 - A check of itself does not operate as an assignment of any part of the funds to the credit of the drawer with the bank, and the bank is not liable to the holder, unless and until it accepts or certifies the check.
Page 283 - Appellant's third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, and twenty-second assignments of error relate to the refusal of the court to submit to the jury the question of contributory negligence on the part of...
Page 31 - Disorderly, contemptuous, or insolent behavior committed during the sitting of any Court of justice, in immediate view and presence of the Court, and directly tending to interrupt its proceedings or to impair the respect due to its authority; 2.
Page 337 - The jurors sworn to try an action may, at any time before the submission of the cause to the jury, in the discretion of the court, be permitted to separate or be kept in charge of a proper officer.
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Page 325 - ... thus received, upon the theory that the conditions existing upon that train, which either were known or should have been known to those in charge, were such as to have caused them reasonably to anticipate this result, and. failing to exercise proper diligence, the plaintiff in error was liable.
Page 319 - To bring a person within the description of a common carrier, he must exercise it as a public employment ; he must undertake to carry goods for persons generally ; and he must hold himself out as ready to engage in the transportation of goods for hire, as a business, not as a casual occupation pro hac vice.
Page 179 - His injury was due to his own recklessness and folly. He was himself the author of his misfortune. This is shown with as near an approach to a demonstration as anything short of mathematics will permit.
Page 32 - ... if any interest in the proceedings for its punishment. But if the contempt consists in the refusal of a party or a person to do an act which the court has ordered him to do for the benefit or the advantage of a party to a suit or action pending before it, and he is committed until he complies with the order, the commitment is in the nature of an execution to enforce the judgment of the court, and the party in whose favor that judgment was rendered is the real party in interest in the proceedings.

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