Report of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of Alabama, Volume 9

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West Publishing Company, 1914 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 351 - For no country ever takes notice of the revenue laws of another. " <The objection, that a contract is immoral or illegal as between plaintiff and defendant, sounds at all times very ill in the mouth of the defendant. It is not for his sake, however, that the objection is ever allowed; but it is founded in general principles of policy, which the defendant has the advantage of, contrary to the real justice, as between him and the plaintiff, by accident, if I may so say. The principle of public policy...
Page 351 - The principle of public policy is this; ex dolo malo non oritur actio. No court will lend its aid to a man who founds his cause of action upon an immoral or an illegal act.
Page 356 - Every holder is deemed prima facie to be a holder in due course ; but when it is shown that the title of any person who has negotiated the instrument was defective, the burden is on the holder to prove that he or some person under whom he claims acquired the title as a holder in due course.
Page 131 - That the price of the same commodity will be raised, for he who has the sole selling of any commodity, may and will make the price as he pleases.
Page 112 - After the dissolution of a partnership the authority of each partner to bind the firm, and the other rights and obligations of the partners, continue notwithstanding the dissolution so far as may be necessary to wind. up the affairs of the partnership, and to complete transactions begun but unfinished at the time of the dissolution, but not otherwise.
Page 426 - That in case any common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act shall do, cause to be done, or permit to be done, any act, matter, or thing in this Act prohibited or declared to be unlawful, or shall omit to do any act, matter, or thing in this Act required to be done, such common carrier shall be liable to the person or persons injured thereby for the full amount of damages sustained in consequence of any such violation of the provisions of this Act...
Page 129 - It is perhaps correct to say that public policy is that principle of law which holds that no person can lawfully do that which has a tendency to be' injurious to the public or against the public good...
Page 352 - No court will lend its aid to a man who founds his cause of action upon an immoral or an illegal act. If, from the plaintiff's own stating or otherwise, the cause of action appears to arise ex turpi causa, or the transgression of a positive law of this country, there the court says he has no right to be assisted.
Page 540 - Certainly, denial of a motion for a new trial on the grounds that the verdict was against the weight of the evidence would not be subject to review.
Page 494 - By reason of the act or omission of any person in the service of the employer done or made in obedience to the rules or bye-laws of the employer, or in obedience to particular instructions given by any person delegated with the authority of the employer in that behalf...

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