Proceedings of the ... Annual Sessions of the Texas Bar Association, Volume 27, Part 1908

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Page 190 - Provided, however, That the provisions of this act shall not apply to the transportation of passengers or property, or to the receiving, delivering, storage, or handling of property, wholly within one State, and not shipped to or from a foreign country from or to any State or Territory as aforesaid.
Page 192 - It is said that this charge is too vague and that it does not set forth a case of commerce among the States. Taking up the latter objection first, commerce among the States is not a technical legal conception, but a practical one, drawn from the course of business.
Page 184 - Act to recover damages for personal injuries to an employee, or where such injuries have resulted in his death, the fact that the employee may have been guilty of contributory negligence shall not bar a recovery, but the damages shall be diminished by the jury in proportion to the amount of negligence attributable to such employee...
Page 15 - No member of said Board shall receive any compensation for his services...
Page 110 - A committee of three, of whom the Secretary shall always be one, shall be appointed by the President at each Annual Meeting of the Association, whose duty it shall be to report to the next meeting the names of all members who shall, in the interval, have died, with such notices of them as shall, in the discretion of the committee, be proper.
Page 33 - The style of all writs and process shall be "the State of Wisconsin;" all criminal prosecutions shall be carried on in the name and by the authority of the same ; and all indictments shall conclude against the peace and dignity of the State.
Page 130 - A monstrous eft was of old the Lord and Master of Earth, For him did his high sun flame, and his river billowing ran, And he felt himself in his force to be Nature's crowning race. As nine months go to the shaping an infant ripe for his birth, So many a million of ages have gone to the making of man: He now is first, but is he the last? is he not too base?
Page 153 - The powers of the government of the Commonwealth of Kentucky shall be divided into three distinct departments, and each of them be confided to a separate body of magistracy, to- wit : Those which are legislative, to one ; those which are executive, to another ; and those which are judicial, to another.
Page 192 - States is not a technical legal conception, but a practical one, drawn from the course of business. When cattle are sent for sale from a place in one State, with the expectation that they will end their transit, after purchase, in another, and when in effect they do so, with only the interruption necessary to find a purchaser at the stock yards, and when this is a typical, constantly recurring course, the current thus existing is a current of commerce among the States, and the purchase of the cattle...
Page 184 - ... in any case where the violation by such common carrier of any statute enacted for the safety of employees contributed to the injury or death of such employee.

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