Massachusetts Reports, Volume 102

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Page 46 - In all controversies concerning property, and in all suits between two or more persons, except in cases in which it has heretofore been otherways used and practised, the parties have a right to a trial by jury; and this method of procedure shall be held sacred, unless, in causes arising on the high seas, and such as relate to mariners' wages, the legislature shall hereafter find it necessary to alter it.
Page 98 - ... unto the said parties of the second part, and to their heirs and assigns forever (description of property).
Page 470 - ... to await the determination of the court in bankruptcy on the question of the discharge, provided there be no unreasonable delay on the part of the bankrupt. in endeavoring to obtain his discharge...
Page 7 - Commonwealth, that all limitations, by way of executory devise, which may not take effect within the term of a life or lives in being at the death of the testator...
Page 526 - ... proof can be given, the circumstances of the supposed statement, sufficient to designate the particular occasion, must be mentioned to the witness, and he must be asked whether or not he has made such statement.
Page 203 - ... and shall have full equity jurisdiction, according to the usage and practice of courts of equity, in all other cases, where there is not a plain, adequate and complete remedy at law.
Page 298 - Upon these facts the judge directed a verdict for the defendant, and reported the case for the determination of this court, such order to be made as this court might direct.
Page 526 - The party producing a witness is not allowed to impeach his credit by evidence of bad character, but he may contradict him by other evidence, and may also show that he has made at other times statements inconsistent with his present testimony...
Page 495 - The distinction is well established between the responsibilities of towns and cities for acts done in their public capacity in the discharge of duties imposed upon them by the legislature for the. public benefit, and for acts done in what may be called their private character...
Page 470 - 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 therefoi against the bankrupt, until the question of the debtor's discharge shall have been determined.

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