The Southeastern Reporter, Volume 13

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West Publishing Company, 1892 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 105 - Act to recover damages for personal injuries to an employee or where such injuries have resulted in his death, the fact that the employee may have been guilty of contributory negligence shall not bar a recovery, but the damages shall be diminished by the jury in proportion to the amount of negligence attributable to such employee...
Page 255 - All taxes shall be uniform, upon the same class of subjects, within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general laws...
Page 171 - It is the duty of the court to instruct the jury as to the law; and it is the duty of the jury to follow the law, as it is laid down by the court.
Page 295 - The judicial power of the State shall be vested in a court for the trial of impeachments, a supreme court, district courts, probate courts, courts of justices of the peace, and such other courts inferior to the supreme court as may be established by law for any incorporated city or town.
Page 334 - Where the trial of an issue of fact shall require the examination of a long account on either side...
Page 342 - The fact that several different and Independent agencies are employed In transporting the commodity, some acting entirely In one state, and some acting through two or more states, does In no respect affect the character of the transaction. To the extent In which each agency acts In that transportation. It is subject to the regulation of Congress.
Page 222 - ... to the effect that they are bound in the amount mentioned in the order of arrest, that the defendant shall at all times render himself amenable to the process of the court during the pendency of the action, and to such as may be issued to enforce the judgment therein...
Page 150 - There can be no doubt that a civil officer has a right to resign his office at pleasure; and it is not in the power of the executive to compel him to remain in office.
Page 255 - ... the real and personal estate of any public library, and that of any other literary association, used by or connected with such library; all books and philosophical apparatus; and all paintings and statuary of any company or association, kept in a public hall and not held as merchandise, or for purpose of sale or gain; provided, the property so exempted be not used for purposes of private or corporate profit or income.
Page 307 - is clearly settled, that when there is a sufficient description set forth of premises by giving the particular name of a close, or otherwise, we may reject a false demonstration ; but that, if the premises be described in general terms, and a particular description be added, the latter controls the former.

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