Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of California, Volume 8

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Page 133 - ... without diminution or alteration. No proprietor has a right to use the water, to the prejudice of other proprietors, above or below him, unless he has a prior right to divert it, or a title to some exclusive enjoyment. He has no property in the water itself, but a simple usufruct while it passes along. Aqua currit et debet currere ut currere solebat is the language of the law.
Page 410 - ... be created, granted, assigned, surrendered or declared, unless by act or operation of law, or by a deed or conveyance in writing, subscribed by the party creating, granting, assigning, surrendering or declaring the same, or by his lawful agent, thereunto authorized by writing (3 RS 6 ed.
Page 8 - When any office shall, from any cause become vacant, and no mode is provided by the Constitution and laws for filling such vacancy, the Governor shall have power to fill such vacancy by granting a commission which shall expire at the end of the next session of the Legislature, or at the next election by the people.
Page 15 - All other officers, whose election or appointment is not provided for by this Constitution, and all. officers, whose offices may hereafter be created by law, shall be elected by the people, or appointed, as the Legislature may direct.
Page 595 - In an action for a fine or penalty, or for money or property embezzled, or fraudulently misapplied, or converted to his own use, by a public officer, or an officer of a corporation, or an attorney, factor, broker, agent, or clerk, in the course of his employment as such, or by any other person in a fiduciary capacity; or for misconduct or neglect in office, or in a professional employment, or for a willful violation of duty; 3.
Page 310 - The connection of the individuals In the unlawful enterprise being thus shown, every act and declaration of each member of the confederacy, in pursuance of the original concerted plan, and with reference to the common object, is, in contemplation of law, the act and declaration of them all, and Is, therefore, original evidence against each of them.
Page 531 - ... unless the same be accompanied by an immediate delivery, and be followed by an actual and continued change of possession...
Page 555 - To have and to hold the said above described premises to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to the sole and only proper use, benefit, and behoof of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever...
Page 385 - A cause of action arising out of the contract or transaction set forth in the complaint as the foundation of the plaintiff's claim, or connected with the subject of the action ; 2.
Page 87 - All murder which is perpetrated by means of poison, or lying in wait, torture, or by any other kind of willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing, or which is committed in the perpetration or attempt to perpetrate arson, rape, robbery, burglary, or mayhem, is murder of the first degree; and all other kinds of murders are of the second degree.

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