Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia, in the Year ..., Volumen82

Edward O. Jenkins, 1890

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Página 141 - All taxation shall be uniform upon the same class of subjects, and ad valorem on all property subject to be taxed within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general laws.
Página 230 - On this state of facts the defendant below moved a nonsuit, which was refused by the court. The case was submitted to the jury on this testimony, and the jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff. A motion for a new trial was made by the defendant, and was overruled.
Página 718 - Provided, that in actions where one of the original parties to the contract or cause of action in issue and on trial is dead...
Página 264 - Respondent moved for a new trial on the grounds that the verdict was contrary to the weight of the evidence, that it was a compromise verdict, and that the damages allowed were inadequate.
Página 50 - One of the points made in the motion for a new trial is that the court erred in overruling the demurrers to the declaration.
Página 52 - There are also numerous cases which decide that if the vendor acts in bad faith — as if, having title, he refuses to convey or disables himself from conveying — the proper measure of damages is the value of the land at the time of the breach, the rule in such case being the same in relation to real as to personal property.
Página 811 - treason, felony, or other crime," in their plain and obvious import, as well as in their legal and technical sense, embrace every act forbidden and made punishable by a law of the State. The word "crime" of itself includes every offense, from the highest to the lowest in the grade of offenses, and includes what are called " misdemeanors," as well as treason and felony.
Página 811 - States, whose mutual interest it was to give each other aid and support whenever it was needed — the conclusion is irresistible, that this compact engrafted in the Constitution included, and was intended to include, every offense made punishable by the law of the State in which it was committed...
Página 271 - In every tort there may be aggravating circumstances, either in the act or the intention, and in that event the jury may give additional damages, either to deter the wrong-doer from repeating the trespass, or as compensation for the wounded feelings of the plaintiff.
Página 10 - A debtor may prefer one creditor to another, and to that end he may bona fide give a lien by mortgage or other legal means, or he may sell in payment of the debt, or he may transfer negotiable papers as collateral security, the surplus in such cases not being reserved for his own benefit or that of any other favored creditor, to the exclusion of other creditors.

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