Kansas City Bar Monthly, Volume 2

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Kansas City Bar Association., 1897
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Page 128 - The law is a sort of hocus-pocus science, that smiles in yer face while it picks yer pocket ; and the glorious uncertainty of it is of mair use to the professors than the justice of it Love a la Mode.
Page 145 - Dunning, it would be very hard upon the profession if the law was so certain that everybody knew it; the misfortune is that it is so uncertain that it costs much money to know what it is even in the last resort.
Page 142 - ... McKinstry (1868) 3 Abb App Dec (NY) 62, 4 Keyes 397 (affirming (1863) 41 Barb 186), stating that it was proper to submit the question of malice to the jury, held that it could not say that there was not evidence to support the jury's finding where it appeared that there was evidence to the effect that there was an agreement between the plaintiff...
Page 142 - The testimony of defendant, as well as of other witnesses, fails to indicate that plaintiff made any statements which were not accurate. But the contract must be measured by its tendency, and not merely by what was done to carry it out.

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