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 31
Abraham Clark Freeman
Bancroft-Whitney Company, 1893 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 534 - Court, from time to time, to make, ordain, and establish, all manner of wholesome and reasonable orders, laws, statutes, and ordinances, directions and instructions, either with penalties or without; so as the same be not repugnant or contrary to this Constitution, as they shall judge to be for the good and welfare of this Commonwealth, and for the government and ordering thereof, and of the subjects of the same...
Page 643 - It is too firmly established in the present day to be questioned that the capital stock of a corporation is a trust fund for the payment of its debts.
Page 101 - Every law that makes an action done before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal; and punishes such action.
Page 638 - ... no law shall be revived or amended by reference to its title only, but the law revived or the section amended shall be inserted at length in the new act.
Page 647 - Every share in any company shall be deemed and taken to have been issued, and to be held, subject to the payment of the whole amount thereof in cash...
Page 591 - No law shall embrace more than one object, which shall be expressed in its title...
Page 371 - In respect of any act or transaction of his in carrying on the business connected with such property...
Page 89 - The power of the state to regulate the tenure of real property within her limits, and the modes of its acquisition and transfer, and the rules of its descent, and the extent to which a testamentary disposition of it may be exercised by its owners, is undoubted.