Wisconsin Reports: Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Wisconsin, Volumen90

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Página 416 - ... obligation shall be void and of no effect, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Página 280 - As men, whose intentions require no concealment, generally employ the words which most directly and aptly express the ideas they intend to convey, the enlightened patriots who framed our constitution, and the people who adopted it, must be understood to have employed words in their natural sense, and to have intended what they have said.
Página 582 - O'Brien and the several exhibits therein referred to it is ordered that Monday the 23rd day of April instant be given to His Majesty's Secretary of State for Home Affairs to show cause why a writ of Habeas Corpus should not issue directed to...
Página 262 - The court shall, in every stage of an action, disregard any error or defect in the pleadings or proceedings which shall not affect the substantial rights of the adverse party, and no judgment shall be reversed or affected by reason of such error or defect.
Página 662 - The legislature shall establish but one system of town and county government, which shall be as nearly uniform as practicable.
Página 164 - ... .7 That the act or omission charged as the offense, is stated with such a degree of certainty as to enable the court to pronounce judgment upon a conviction, according to the right of the case.
Página 15 - James made a general assignment of all his property, for the benefit of his creditors, to Lyman B.
Página 670 - ... of divorce or other legal process, and no pardon granted to the party so sentenced, shall restore such party to his or her conjugal rights.
Página 350 - Swan became insolvent and made an assignment of all his property for the benefit of his creditors...
Página 271 - The rule that penal laws are to be construed strictly is, perhaps, not much less old than construction itself. It is founded on the tenderness of the law for the rights of individuals; and on the plain principle that the power of punishment is vested in the legislative, not in the judicial, department. It is the legislature, not the court, which is to define a crime and ordain its punishment.

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