Pacific States Reports: Extra Annotated, Book 8

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Bancroft-Whitney, 1906 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 520 - It shall be the duty of the Legislature to provide for the organization of cities and incorporated villages, and to restrict their power of taxation, assessment, borrowing money, contracting debts, and loaning their credit, so as to prevent abuses in assessments and in contracting debt by such municipal corporations...
Page 326 - ... that the plaintiff must recover upon the strength of his own title and not upon the weakness of that of the defendant...
Page 37 - Courts; also, in all cases at law which involve the title or possession of real estate, or the legality of any tax, impost, assessment, toll, or municipal fine, or in which the demand, exclusive of interest, or the value of the property in controversy, amounts to three hundred dollars...
Page 221 - ... to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that at the time of the committing of the act the party accused was laboring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Page 610 - An action for relief not hereinbefore provided for must be commenced within four years after the cause of action shall have accrued.
Page 294 - No mortgage of personal property hereafter made shall be valid against any other person than the parties thereto, unless possession of the mortgaged property be delivered to and retained by the mortgagee, or unless the mortgage be recorded by the clerk of the town where the mortgagor resides.
Page 532 - And if they are so mutually connected with and dependent on each other, as conditions, considerations, or compensations for each other, as to warrant the belief that the Legislature intended them as a whole, and...
Page 112 - The powers of the government of the state of California shall be divided into three separate departments: The legislative, the executive, and judicial; and no person charged with the exercise of powers properly belonging to one of these departments shall exercise any functions appertaining to either of the others, except in the cases hereinafter expressly directed or permitted.
Page 244 - Court may change the place of trial in the following cases : 1. When the County designated for that purpose in the complaint is not the proper County ; 2. When there is reason to believe that an impartial trial cannot be had therein ; 3. When the convenience of witnesses and the ends of justice would be promoted by the change.
Page 66 - The writ must be issued in all cases where there is not a plain, speedy, and adequate remedy, in the ordinary course of law.

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