Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi ..., Volume 123

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E.W. Stephens Publishing Company, 1921 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 683 - State in which a decision in the suit could be had, where is drawn in question the validity of a treaty or statute of, or an authority exercised under the United States, and the decision is against their validity; or where is drawn in question the validity of a statute of, or an authority exercised under any State, on the ground of their being repugnant to the constitution, treaties or laws of the United States...
Page 614 - But where the instrument is in the hands of a holder in due course, a valid delivery thereof by all parties prior to him so as to make them liable to him is conclusively presumed.
Page 605 - To constitute notice of an infirmity in the instrument or defect in the title of the person negotiating the same, the person to whom it is negotiated must have had actual knowledge of the infirmity or defect, or knowledge of such facts that his action in taking the instrument amounted to bad faith.
Page 724 - Section 53, art. 4, tit. 3, c. 1, pt. 4, provided that "every person -who, with intent to cheat or defraud another, shall designedly, by color of any false token or writing, or by any other false pretense...
Page 334 - ... whenever an attempt is made to take private property for a use alleged to be public, the question whether the contemplated use be really public, shall be a judicial question, and determined as such without regard to any legislative assertion that the use is public.
Page 614 - Every negotiable instrument is deemed prima facie to have been issued for a valuable consideration ; and every person whose signature appears thereon to have become a party thereto for value.
Page 614 - Absence or failure of consideration is matter of defense as against any person not a holder in due course; and partial failure of consideration is a defense pro tanto, whether the failure is an ascertained and liquidated amount or otherwise.
Page 330 - Private property shall not be taken or damaged for public use, except on due compensation being first made to the owner or owners thereof, in a manner to be prescribed by law; and whenever an attempt is made to take private property for a use alleged to be public, the question whether the contemplated use be public shall be a judicial question, and, as such, determined without regard to legislative assertion that the use is public.
Page 614 - Where value has at any time been given for the instrument, the holder is deemed a holder for value in respect to all parties who became such prior to that time.
Page 287 - A plaintiff in ejectment must recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of his adversary's...

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