Howard's Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals of the State of New York, Volume 54

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Page 359 - A tenement-house within the meaning of this title shall be taken to mean and include any house or building, or portion thereof, which is rented, leased, let or hired out, to be occupied, or is occupied as the home or residence of three families or more living independently of each other, and doing their cooking upon the premises, or by more than two families upon any floor, so living and cooking, but having a common right in the halls, stairways, yards, water-closets or privies, or some of them.
Page 80 - A party or a witness, examined in a special proceeding, authorized by this article is not excused from answering a question, on the ground that his examination will tend to convict him of the commission of a fraud...
Page 557 - But a cause of forfeiture cannot be taken advantage of or enforced against a corporation collaterally, or incidentally, or in any other mode than by a direct proceeding for that purpose against the corporation...
Page 141 - An issue of law, in any action, and an issue of fact in an action not specified in the last section, or wherein provision for a trial by a jury is not expressly made by law, must be tried by the court, unless a reference or a jury trial is directed.
Page 176 - No private or local bill, which may be passed by the Legislature, shall embrace more than one subject, and that shall be expressed in the title.
Page 99 - State; or, except to stay proceedings after verdict, report, or decision, by a justice of the supreme court, or by the county judge, of the county where the action is triable, or in which the attorney for the applicant resides.
Page 638 - Angeles contended that the complaint did not state facts constituting a cause of action, in that...
Page 403 - Provided, That the court having charge of the estate of any bankrupt may direct that any of the legal assets or debts of the bankrupt, as contradistinguished from equitable demands, shall, when such debt does not exceed five hundred dollars, be collected in the courts of the state where such bankrupt resides having jurisdiction of claims of such nature and amount.
Page 148 - The liability of the owner of any vessel for any embezzlement, loss or destruction by any person of any property, goods or merchandise, shipped or put on board of such vessel, or for any loss, damage or injury by collision, or for any act, matter or thing, loss, damage or forfeiture, done, occasioned or incurred, without the privity or knowledge of such owner or owners, shall in no case exceed the amount or value of the interest of such owner in such vessel and her freight then pending.
Page 335 - ... or unto the bearer, any sum of money therein mentioned, shall be due and payable as therein expressed, and shall have the same effect and be negotiable in like manner as inland bills of exchange, according to the custom of merchants.

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