Connecticut Reports: Containing Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Errors, Volume 60

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Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1891 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 96 - Whenever any person is declared punishable for a crime by imprisonment in the state prison for a term not less than any specified number of years, and no limit to the duration of such imprisonment is declared, the court authorized to pronounce judgment upon such conviction may, in its discretion, sentence such offender to imprisonment during his natural life, or for any number of years not less than that prescribed.
Page 244 - ... of the negligence of the defendant and the contributory negligence of the plaintiff.
Page 151 - ... the entries, memoranda and declarations of the deceased, relevant to the matter in issue, may be received as evidence.
Page 574 - Or where the majority of shareholders themselves are oppressively and illegally pursuing a course in the name of the corporation, which is in violation of the rights of the other shareholders, and which can only be restrained by the aid of a court of equity.
Page 7 - The property of no person shall be taken for public use without just compensation therefor.
Page 574 - Or such a fraudulent transaction completed or contemplated by the acting managers, in connection with some other party, or among themselves, or with other shareholders as will result in serious injury to the corporation, or to the interests of the other shareholders...
Page 537 - I give, devise and bequeath all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, to my beloved wife, Susie E.
Page 5 - The fifth amendment to the constitution of the United States provides that no person shall " be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law ; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.
Page 291 - All the courts, we believe, concur in holding that whether a particular use is public or not, within the meaning of the constitution, is a question for the judiciary.
Page 100 - One of the settled maxims in constitutional law is, that the power conferred upon the legislature to make laws cannot be delegated by that department to any other body or authority. Where the sovereign power of the state has located the authority, there it must remain; and by the constitutional agency alone the laws must be made until the constitution itself is changed.

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