Atlantic Reporter, Volumen8

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West Publishing Company, 1887
 

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Página 324 - By the law of the land is most clearly intended the general law; a law which hears before it condemns; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial.
Página 457 - Whether a party is guilty of negligence, or not, is a question of fact for the jury, and not a question of law for the court to decide, when the evidence tends to establish such negligence.
Página 324 - The meaning is that every citizen shall hold his life, liberty, property and immunities under the protection of the general rules which govern society. Everything which may pass under the form of an enactment is not therefore to be considered the law of the land.
Página 324 - Everything which may pass under the form of an enactment is not therefore to be considered the law of the land. If this were so, acts of attainder, bills of pains and penalties, acts of confiscation, acts reversing judgments, and acts directly transferring one man's estate to another, legislative judgments, decrees and forfeitures in all possible forms, would be the law of the land.
Página 263 - The condition of the above obligation is such, that if the above bounden А. В., his heirs, executors or administrators, shall well and truly pay, or cause to be paid unto the...
Página 626 - Every building erected within the several counties of this Commonwealth * * * shall be subject to a lien for the payment of all debts contracted for work done or materials furnished for or about the erection or construction of the same.
Página 273 - 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 416 - ... or additions to the tax provided for by law, then this obligation shall be void, otherwise the same shall be and remain in full force and virtue.
Página 321 - But many regulations are made by statute, designed for the information of assessors and officers, and intended to promote method, system and uniformity in the modes of proceeding, the compliance or non-compliance with which, does in no respect affect the rights of tax-paying citizens. These may be considered...
Página 52 - The statute of this state declares that "all murder which shall be perpetrated by means of poison, or lying in wait, torture, or by any other kind of willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing, or which shall be committed in the perpetration, or attempt to perpetrate, any arson, rape, robbery, or burglary, shall be deemed murder of the first degree ; and all other kinds of murder shall be deemed murder of the second degree...

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