Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi ..., Volume 67

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E.W. Stephens Publishing Company, 1890 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 362 - It is that state of the case, which, after the entire comparison and consideration of all the evidence, leaves the minds of the jurors in that condition that they cannot say they feel an abiding conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge.
Page 408 - In all actions against railroad companies for damages done to persons or property, proof of injury inflicted by the running of the locomotives or cars of such company shall be prima facie evidence of the want of reasonable skill and care on the part of the servants of the company in reference to such injury.
Page 711 - Process from the tribunals of one State cannot run into another State, and summon parties there domiciled to leave its territory and respond to proceedings against them. Publication of process or notice within the State where the tribunal sits cannot create any greater obligation upon the non-resident to appear. Process sent to him out of the State, and process published within it, are equally unavailing in proceedings to establish his personal liability.
Page 356 - Every indictment ought to be so framed as to convey to the party charged, a certain knowledge of the crime imputed to him.
Page 265 - The fact that there is an intermediate party, in whose general employment the person, whose acts are In question, is engaged, does not prevent the principal from being held liable for the negligent conduct of the subagent or...
Page viii - ... such presiding judge may make such rule or order for the safe-keeping, transporting and return of such original papers as to him may seem proper ; and this court will receive and consider such original papers in connection with the transcript of the proceedings.
Page 416 - ... appear at the next term of the circuit court to be held in and for said county...
Page 362 - ... the evidence must establish the truth of the fact to a reasonable and moral certainty, — a certainty that convinces and directs the understanding, and satisfies the reason and judgment of those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it.
Page 321 - No person shall be eligible to any office who is not a qualified elector...
Page 372 - ... amount to pay the just and bona fide claims for such drugs, medical supplies, and medical attention and/or hospital service, after having received and accepted notice thereof: Provided, that evidence as to the amount of such charges shall be competent in the trial of any such action : Provided further, that nothing herein contained shall be construed so as to interfere with any amount due for attorney's services: Provided, further, that the lien hereinbefore provided for shall in no case, exclusive...

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