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Cree publishing Company, 1908 - Law
 

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Page 266 - In determining the amount of the fee, it is proper to consider : (1) the time and labor required, the novelty and difficulty of the questions involved...
Page 352 - States surveyor-general that five hundred dollars' worth of labor has been expended or improvements made upon the claim by himself or grantors; that the plat is correct, with such further description by such reference to natural objects or permanent monuments as shall identify the claim, and furnish an accurate description, to be incorporated in the patent. At the expiration of the sixty...
Page 339 - Employing bullets which expand or flatten easily in the human body, such as bullets with a hard envelope which does not entirely cover the core or is pierced with incisions; xx.
Page 56 - States, are hereby approved and in all respects legalized and made valid to the same intent and with the same effect as if they had been issued and done under the previous express authority and direction of the Congress of the United States.
Page 278 - I will employ for the purpose of maintaining the causes confided to me such means only as are consistent with truth and honor, and will never seek to mislead the judge or jury by any artifice or false statement of fact or law ; " 'I will maintain the confidence and preserve inviolate the secrets of my client, and will accept no compensation in connection with his business except from him or with his knowledge and approval...
Page 261 - It is the duty of the Bar to endeavor to prevent political considerations from outweighing judicial fitness in the selection of judges. It should protest earnestly and actively against the appointment or election of those who are unsuitable for the bench...
Page 267 - Controversies with clients concerning compensation are to be avoided by the lawyer so far as shall be compatible with his self-respect and with his right to receive reasonable recompense for his services; and lawsuits with clients should be resorted to only to prevent injustice, imposition or fraud.
Page 56 - He must determine what degree of force the crisis demands." The proclamation of blockade is itself official and conclusive -evidence to the Court that a state of war existed which demanded and authorized a recourse to such a measure, under the circumstances, peculiar to the case.
Page 264 - ADVISING UPON THE MERITS OF A CLIENT'S CAUSE. A lawyer should endeavor to obtain full knowledge of his client's cause before advising thereon, and he is bound to give a candid opinion of the merits and probable result of pending or contemplated litigation.
Page 67 - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war. "3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under the enemy's flag.

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