Supreme Court Reporter, Volume 4

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West Publishing Company, 1884 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 153 - States, or because of his having so exercised the same ; or if two or more persons go in disguise on the highway, or on the premises of another...
Page 49 - The use of all water now appropriated, or that may hereafter be appropriated for sale, rental or distribution, is hereby declared to be a public use, and subject to the regulation and control of the State, in the manner to be prescribed by law...
Page 119 - A person has no property, no vested interest, in any rule of the common law. That is only one of .the forms of municipal law, and is no more sacred than any other. Rights of property which have been created by the common law cannot be taken away without due process; but the law itself, as a rule of conduct, may be changed at the will, or even at the whim, of the legislature, unless prevented by constitutional limitations. Indeed the great office of statutes is to remedy defects in the common law...
Page 257 - It is a maxim not to be disregarded, that general expressions, in every opinion, are to be taken in connection with the case in which those expressions are used. If they go beyond the case, they may be respected, but ought not to control the judgment in a subsequent suit when the very point is presented for decision.
Page 524 - ... and of any property, money or thing in action due to him, or held in trust for him, and to prevent the transfer of any such property, money or...
Page 444 - That the Supreme Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction of all controversies of a civil nature, where a state is a party, except between a state and its citizens; and except also between a state and citizens of other states, or aliens, in which latter case it shall have original but not exclusive jurisdiction.
Page 190 - Railways heretofore constructed, or that may hereafter be constructed in this state, are hereby declared public highways, and shall be free to all persons for the transportation of their persons and property thereon, under such regulations as may be prescribed by law.
Page 59 - All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section may be altered from time to time or repealed.
Page 216 - American army, shall be considered as a common fund for the use and benefit of such of the United States as have become, or shall become, members of the confederation...
Page 616 - ... shall not be subject to the disposal of her husband, nor be liable for his debts.

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