American Law Reports Annotated, Volume 2

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Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, 1919 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 325 - Upon principle, every statute which takes away or impairs vested rights acquired under existing laws, or creates a new obligation, imposes a new duty, or attaches a new disability, in respect to transactions or considerations already past, must be deemed retrospective.
Page 205 - That the instrument is genuine and in all respects what it purports to be; 2. That he has a good title to it; 3. That all prior parties had capacity to contract; 4. That he has no knowledge of any fact which would impair the validity of the instrument or render it valueless.
Page 131 - Authorizes the sale of collateral securities in case the instrument be not paid at maturity; or 2. Authorizes a confession of judgment if the instrument be not paid at maturity ; or 3. Waives the benefit of any law intended for the advantage or protection of the obligor ; or 4. Gives the holder an election to require something to be done in lieu of payment of money. But nothing in this section shall validate any provision or stipulation otherwise illegal.
Page 459 - Property shall be assessed for taxes under general laws, and by uniform rules, according to its true value.
Page 217 - When the contempt is not committed within the immediate view and presence of the court, or judge at chambers, an affidavit shall be presented to the court or judge, of the facts constituting the contempt or a statement of the facts by the referees or arbitrators, or other judicial officer.
Page 285 - Board of Trade v. Christie Grain & Stock Co., 198 US 236, 250, 25 Sup.
Page 254 - An accurate statement of the receipts and expenditures of the public money, shall be published with the laws of each regular session of the General Assembly.
Page 62 - ... to any death or disability which may have been caused wholly or in part by bodily infirmities or disease existing prior or subsequent to the date of the certificate, . . . nor to any case except where the injury is the proximate or sole cause of the disability or death.
Page 634 - If the part to be performed by one party consists of several distinct and separate items, and the price to be paid by the other Is apportioned to each Item to be performed, or is left to be implied by law, such a contract will generally be held to be eeverable.
Page 453 - The rule of taxation shall be uniform, and taxes shall be levied upon such property as the legislature shall prescribe.

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