Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia: Sitting in General Term, from June 14, 1880, to [June 20, 1892], Volumen17

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Página 335 - Whenever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect, or default, and the act, neglect, or default, is such as would (if death had not ensued,) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages, in respect thereof, then and in every such case, the person who, or the corporation which would have been liable, if death had not ensued, shall be liable to an action for damages, notwithstanding the death of the person injured, and although the death shall have...
Página 335 - Be it therefore enacted, that whensoever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect or default, and the act, neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof...
Página 322 - That the Constitution, and all laws of the United States which are not locally inapplicable, shall have the same force and effect within the said territory of Nebraska as elsewhere within the United States...
Página 363 - It says that whenever a party, who, as actor, seeks to set the judicial machinery in motion and obtain some remedy, has violated conscience, or good faith, or other equitable principle, in his prior conduct, then the doors of the court will be shut against him in limine; the court will refuse to interfere on his behalf, to acknowledge his right, or to award him any remedy.
Página 392 - Any policy of insurance made by any insurance company on the life of any person, expressed to be for the benefit of a married woman...
Página 336 - Every such action shall be brought by and in the name of the personal representatives of such deceased person...
Página 100 - ... on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action or...
Página 321 - It is an established rule in the exposition of statutes that the intention of the lawgiver is to be deduced from a view of the whole and of every part of a statute taken and compared together. The real intention, when accurately ascertained, will always prevail over the literal sense of terms.
Página 454 - That as soon as said assignee is appointed and qualified, the judge, or, where there is no opposing interest, the register, shall, by an instrument under his hand, assign and convey to the assignee all the estate, real and personal, of the bankrupt, with all his deeds, books, and papers relating thereto, and such assignment shall relate back to the commencement of said proceedings in bankruptcy, and thereupon, by operation of law, the title to all such property and estate, both real and personal,...
Página 36 - In every case where any person convicted of any offense against the United States is sentenced to imprisonment for a period longer than one year, the Court by which the sentence is passed may order the same to be executed in any State jail or penitentiary...

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