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Page 128 - ... that a contract is immoral or illegal as between plaintiff and defendant sounds at all times very ill in the mouth of the defendant It is not for his sake, however, that the objection is ever allowed; but it is founded in general principles of policy, which the defendant has the advantage of, contrary to the real justice, as between him and the plaintiff, by accident, if I may so say. The principle of public policy is this: ex dolo malo non oritur actio.
Page 128 - That every contract made for or about any matter or thing which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute is a void contract, though the statute...
Page 386 - Although the verdict to which a juror agrees must of course be his own verdict, the result of his own convictions, and not a mere acquiescence in the conclusion of his fellows, yet, in order to bring twelve minds to a unanimous result, you must examine the questions submitted to you with candor, and with a proper regard and deference to the opinions of each other.
Page 47 - And no creditor whose debt is provable under this act shall be allowed to prosecute to final judgment any suit at law or in equity therefor against the bankrupt until the question of the debtor's discharge shall have been determined. And any such suit or proceedings shall, upon the application of the bankrupt, be stayed to await the determination of the court in bankruptcy on the question of the discharge...
Page 386 - And, on the other hand, if a majority are for acquittal, the minority ought seriously to ask themselves, whether they may not reasonably, and ought not to doubt the correctness of a judgment, which is not concurred in by most of those with whom they are associated ; and distrust the weight or sufficiency of that evidence which fails to carry conviction to the minds of their fellows.
Page 285 - the improperly joining in one bill distinct and independent matters, and thereby confounding them, as, for example, the uniting in one bill of several matters perfectly distinct and unconnected against one defendant, or the demand of several matters of a distinct and independent nature against several defendants in the same bill.
Page 594 - The judicial power of the State shall be vested in a supreme court of errors, a superior court, and such inferior courts as the General Assembly may, from time to time, ordain and establish, the powers and jurisdiction of which courts shall be defined by law.
Page 600 - Whatever differences of opinion may exist as to the extent 'and boundaries of the police power, and however difficult it may be to render a satisfactory definition of it, there seems to be no doubt that it does extend to the 221 US Opinion of the Court. protection of the lives, health, and property of the citizens, and to the preservation of good order and the public morals.