Laws, joint resolutions, and memorials passed at the regular session of the General Assembly of the Territory of Nebraska

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Sherman & Strickland, territorial printers, 1859 - Session laws
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Page 129 - 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 153 - In an action for the recovery of money only, or specific real property, the jury in their discretion, may render a general or special verdict. In all other cases the court may direct the jury to find a special verdict in writing, upon all or any of the issues...
Page 36 - March sixth, eighteen hundred and twenty, which, being inconsistent with the principle of non-intervention by Congress with slavery in the States and Territories, as recognized by the legislation of eighteen hundred and fifty, commonly called the Compromise Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate...
Page 19 - Provided further, that nothing in this act contained shall be construed to impair the rights of person or property- now pertaining to the Indians in said territory, so long as such rights shall remain unextinguished by treaty' between the United States and such Indians...
Page 23 - The supreme court shall consist of a chief justice and two associate justices, any two of whom shall constitute a quorum, and who shall hold a term at the seat of government of said territory annually ; and they shall hold their offices during the period of four years, and until their successors shall be appointed and qualified.
Page 29 - Indians in said territory, so long as such rights shall remain unextinguished by treaty between the United States and such Indians, or to include any territory which, by treaty with any Indian tribe, is not, without the consent of said tribe, to be included within the territorial limits or jurisdiction of any state or territory...
Page 170 - Judgment may be given for or against one or more of several plaintiffs, and for or against one or more of several defendants; and it may determine the ultimate rights of the parties on each side, as between themselves.
Page 152 - When, in the opinion of the court, it is proper for the jury to have a view of the property which is the subject of litigation, or of the place in which any material fact occurred, it may order them to be conducted, in a body, under the charge of an officer, to the place, which shall be shown to them by some person appointed by the court for that purpose. While the jury are thus absent, no person, other than the person so appointed, shall speak to them on any subject connected with the trial.
Page 21 - ... and the first election shall be held at such time and places, and be conducted in such manner as the governor shall appoint and direct; and he shall at the same time, declare the number of members of the council and house of representatives to which each of the counties or districts shall be entitled under this act.
Page 170 - In an action against several defendants, the court may, in its discretion, render judgment against one or more of them, leaving the action to proceed against the others, whenever a several judgment may be proper.

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