Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Washington, Volume 15

Front Cover
Vol. 1 includes the decisions of the Supreme Court of the Territory of Washington for 1889.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 319 - For all other corporate purposes, all municipal corporations may be vested with authority to assess and collect taxes; but such taxes shall be uniform in respect to persons and property within the jurisdiction of the body imposing the same.
Page 672 - The Superior Court shall have original jurisdiction in all cases in equity, and in all cases at law which involve the title or possession of real property...
Page 52 - The Legislature shall protect by law, from forced sale, a certain portion of the homestead and other property of all heads of families.
Page 241 - Seventy five years, and being of sound mind and memory do make publish and declare this my last will and testament in manner following that is to say...
Page 421 - The General Assembly shall not grant to any citizen, or class of citizens, privileges or immunities, which, upon the same terms, shall not equally belong to all citizens.
Page 675 - The writ of prohibition is the counterpart of the writ of mandate. It arrests the proceedings of any tribunal, corporation, Board, or person, when such proceedings are without or in excess of the jurisdiction of such tribunal, corporation, Board, or person.
Page 51 - A constitutional provision may be said to be self-executing if it supplies a sufficient rule by means of which the right given may be enjoyed and protected, or the duty imposed may be enforced...
Page 8 - ... 6. That the act or omission charged as the offense is clearly and distinctly set forth in ordinary and concise language, without repetition, and in such a manner as to enable a person of common understanding to know what is intended.
Page 645 - When there are several orders of attachment against the same defendant, they shall be executed in the order in which they were received by the sheriff.
Page 6 - A libel is the malicious defamation of a person, made public by any printing, writing, sign, picture, representation or effigy, tending to provoke him to wrath or expose him to public hatred, contempt or ridicule, or to deprive him of the benefits of public confidence and social intercourse...

Bibliographic information