Southern Reporter, Volume 86

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West Publishing Company, 1921 - Law reports, digests, etc
Includes the decisions of the Supreme Courts of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi, the Appellate Courts of Alabama and, Sept. 1928/Jan. 1929-Jan./Mar. 1941, the Courts of Appeal of Louisiana.
 

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Page 184 - A classification having some reasonable basis does not offend against that clause merely because it is not made with mathematical nicety, or because in practice it results in some inequality.
Page 360 - 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 399 - 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 472 - ... establishment, ^shall post and keep posted, in a conspicuous place in every room where such help is "employed, a printed notice stating the number of hours...
Page 341 - The acceptance of a bill is the signification by the drawee of his assent to the order of the drawer. The acceptance must be in writing and signed by the drawee. It must not express that the drawee will perform his promise by any other means than the payment of money.
Page 360 - 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 235 - If the proof raised in the minds of the Jury a reasonable doubt as to the presence of the...
Page 360 - 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 59 - All taxes levied on property in this State shall be assessed in exact proportion to the value of such property...
Page 231 - That in all criminal prosecutions the accused hath a right to be heard, by himself or counsel, or both...

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