Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 109

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Page 666 - It is not sufficient that he may sustain no injury by a change in the contract, or that it may even be for his benefit. He has a right to stand upon the very terms of his contract...
Page 75 - A husband cannot be examined for or against his wife, without her consent, nor a wife for or against her husband, without his consent; nor can either, during the marriage or afterwards, be, without the consent of the other, examined as to any communication made by one to the other during the marriage...
Page 605 - The Legislature may provide by law for the election of one or more persons in each organized county. who may be vested with judicial powers, not exceeding those of a judge of the circuit court at chambers.
Page 430 - The absolute power of alienation shall not be suspended by any limitation or condition whatever, for a longer period than during the continuance of not more than two lives in being at the creation of the estate, except in the single case mentioned in the next section.
Page 36 - All conveyances and devises of lands, or of any interest therein, made to two or more persons, except as provided in the next following section, shall be construed to create estates in common, and not in joint tenancy, unless it...
Page 357 - TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said premises as before described, with the appurtenances, unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns FOREVER.
Page 599 - The arraignment of the justice of the Judges, is arraigning the King's justice ; it is an impeachment of his wisdom and goodness in the choice of his Judges, and excites in the minds of the people a general dissatisfaction with all judicial determinations...
Page 697 - This entire policy, unless otherwise provided by agreement indorsed hereon or added hereto, shall be void if a building herein described, whether intended for occupancy by owner or tenant, be or become vacant or unoccupied, and remain so for ten days." It becomes necessary, therefore, to determine when, in legal contemplation, a building may be said to be "vacant or unoccupied," within the meaning of these words as used in the policy.
Page 233 - Albany, in which legal notices are required to be published, at least once in each week, for four successive weeks.
Page 225 - Owner shall be at liberty, after three days written notice to the Contractor , to provide any such labor or materials, and to deduct the cost thereof from any money then due or thereafter to become due to the Contractor under...

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