A Century of Law Reform: Twelve Lectures on the Changes in the Law of England During the Nineteenth Century; Delivered at the Request of the Council of Legal Education in the Old Hall, Lincoln's Inn, During Michaelmas Term 1900 and Hilary Term 1901
Macmillan and Company, limited, 1901 - Law - 431 pages
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Page 251 - The term trade union means any combination, whether temporary or permanent, for regulating the relations between workmen and masters, or between workmen and workmen, or between masters and masters, or for imposing restrictive conditions on the conduct of any trade or business...
Page 82 - Whereas the right of expatriation is a natural and inherent right of all people, indispensable to the enjoyment of the rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; and whereas in the recognition of this principle this Government has freely received emigrants from all nations, and invested them with the rights of citizenship; and whereas it is claimed that such American...
Page 57 - WHEREAS the rightful jurisdiction of Her Majesty, her heirs and successors, extends and has always extended over the open seas adjacent to the coasts of the United Kingdom and of all other parts of Her Majesty's dominions to such a distance as is necessary for the defence and security of such dominions...
Page 395 - ... by the memorandum of association to contribute to the assets of the company in the event of its being wound up.
Page 152 - Council to superintend the application of any Sums voted by Parliament for the purpose of promoting Public...
Page 193 - This is the Court of Chancery ; which has its decaying houses and its blighted lands in every shire ; which has its worn-out lunatic in every madhouse, and its dead in every churchyard...
Page 117 - Sir, the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, — that satisfies.
Page 253 - An agreement or combination by two or more persons to do or procure to be done any act in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute between employers and workmen shall not be indictable as a conspiracy if such act committed by one person would not be punishable as a crime.
Page 134 - A woman, having a settlement, married a man with none ; The question was, he being dead, if that she had was gone. Quoth Sir John Pratt : ' Her settlement suspended did remain, Living the husband ; but, him dead, it doth revive again.
Page 196 - This day was to arrive, Maitland thought, through the operation of Sub-section 11 of Section 25 of the Judicature Act of 1875, which says: "Generally in all matters not hereinbefore particularly mentioned, in which there is any conflict or variance between the rules of equity and the rules of common law with reference to the same matter, the rules of equity shall prevail.