The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and Authority Subsequent to Those Contained in the "American Decisions" [1760-1869] and the "American Reports" [1869-1887] Decided in the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States [1886-1911], Volume 71
Abraham Clark Freeman
Bancroft-Whitney Company, 1900 - Law reports, digests, etc
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action actual agent alleged allowed amount appears appellant applied appointment assignment association attachment authority bank benefit bond cause charge claim condition Conn consideration constitution contract corporation court creditors damages debt debtor deed defendant direct dollars duty effect enforce entitled equity error evidence execution existence fact finding follows give given ground hands held hold hundred injury interest issued judge judgment jury land latter liable lien maintain means ment mortgage necessary negligence notice officer opinion owner paid passenger payment person plaintiff possession present principle prior promise purchaser question railroad reason receiver recover rule says shares statute stockholders sufficient suit sustained taken thereof third party tion trial trust unless void
Page 744 - We think that the true rule of law is that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his land and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril ; and if he does not do so, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape.
Page 306 - The General Assembly shall not pass local or special laws in any of the following enumerated cases, that is to say : Regulating the jurisdiction and duties of justices of the peace and of constables; For the punishment of crimes and misdemeanors; Regulating the practice in courts of justice...
Page 307 - The General Assembly shall not grant to any citizen, or class of citizens, privileges or immunities, which, upon the same terms, shall not equally belong to all citizens.
Page 309 - Every corporation operating a railway shall be liable for all damages sustained by any person, including employes of such corporation, in consequence of the neglect of agents, or by any mismanagement of the engineers or other employes...
Page 450 - The law has so high a regard for human life that it will not impute negligence to an effort to preserve it, unless made under such circumstances as to constitute rashness in the judgment of prudent persons.
Page 64 - It does not interfere with the well-established principle that where the true owner holds out another, or allows him to appear, as the owner of, or as having full power of disposition over, the property, and innocent third parties are thus led into dealing with such apparent owner, they will be protected.
Page 745 - ... it seems but reasonable and just that the neighbour who has brought something on his own property which was not naturally there, harmless to others so long as it is confined to his own property...
Page 326 - ... the defendant that his life was in danger, or that he was in danger of serious bodily injury, and thus justify his act.
Page 72 - A mortgage of personal property is void as against creditors of the mortgagor and subsequent purchasers and encumbrancers of the property in good faith and for value, unless: 1.
Page 311 - It is apparent that the mere fact of classification is not sufficient to relieve a statute from the reach of the equality clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, and that in all cases it must appear not only that a classification has been made, but also that it is one based upon some reasonable ground — some difference which bears a just and proper relation to the attempted classification — and is not a mere arbitrary selection.