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" If, from the plaintiff's own stating or otherwise, the cause of action appears to arise ex turpi causa, or the transgression of a positive law of this country, there the court says he has no right to be assisted. It is upon that ground the court goes... "
Principles of Contract: Being a Treatise on the General Principles ... - Page 318
by Frederick Pollock - 1885 - 744 pages
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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Volume 1

Pennsylvania. Supreme Court, Horace Binney - Law reports, digests, etc - 1809
...positive law of this country, there the court says he has no right to be assisted. It is upon this ground the court goes, not for the sake of the defendant, but because they will not lend their aid to web. a plaintiff. Where both are equally in the wrong, potior tit conditio defendentis." These observations...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 47

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1891
...transgression of a positive law of this country, there the court says he has no right to be assisted. It is upon that ground the court goes ; not for the sake of the Pennington v. Todd. defendant, but because they will not lend their aid to such a plaintiff." But when...
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A Practical Treatise on the Law of Contracts: Not Under Seal; and Upon the ...

Joseph Chitty - Contracts - 1834 - 863 pages
...transgression of a positive law of this country, there the court says he has no right to be assisted. It is upon that ground the court goes, not for the sake of the defendant. (e) Ante, 90. to a negotiable instrument may im(/) 2 Wils. 347. peach it for want of a stamp, &e. and...
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A Practical Treatise on the Law of Contracts, Not Under Seal: And Upon the ...

Joseph Chitty - Contracts - 1841 - 976 pages
...transgression of a positive law of this country, there the court says he has no right to be assisted. It is upon that ground the court goes, not for the sake...defendant were to change sides, and the defendant were to bring his action against the plaintiff, the latter would then have the advantage of it ; for...
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A Selection of Legal Maxims, Classified and Illustrated

Herbert Broom - Legal maxims - 1845 - 286 pages
...transgression of a positive law of this country, there the Court says he has no right to be assisted. It is upon that ground the Court goes, not for the sake of the defendant, but because they will not (A) Per Lord Kenyon, CJ, Pe- Bing. 639, ante, p. 317. trie v. Hannay, 3 TR 422. (*) 2 Phill. Ev., 8th...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 19

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1858
...country, then the Court says he has no right to be assisted. It is upon that ground that Courts go, not for the sake of the defendant, but because they will not lend their aid to such a plaintiff." Having laid down the foregoing propositions of law, as well as having given the reasoning and illustrations...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 20

John Lansing Wendell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1846
...of the positive laws of his country, then, the courts say that he has no right to be assisted. It is upon that ground the court goes — not for the sake of the De Groot v. Van Duzer. defendant, but because they will not lend aid to such a plaintiff. So if the...
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A Treatise on the Law of Obligations and Contracts

Patrick Shaw - Contracts - 1847 - 303 pages
...transgression of a positive law of this country, then the Court says he has no right to be assisted. It is upon that ground the Court goes; not for the sake...they will not lend their aid to such a plaintiff. Where both are equally in fault, potior est conditio defendentis." 2. HODGSON v. TEMPLE, 1813 (Com....
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 3

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1848
...transgression of a positive law of this country, then the Court says he has no right to be assisted. It is upon that ground the Court goes, not for the sake of the defendant, but because it will not lend its aid to such a plaintiff. So if the plaintiff and defendant should change sides,...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 5

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1849
...Adams vs. Barrett. tive law of this country, there the Court says he has no right to bo assisted. It is upon that ground the Court goes — not for the sake of the defendant, hut because they will not lend their aid to such a plaintiff. So, if the plaintiff and defendant were...
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