Atlantic Reporter, Volume 82

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West Publishing Company, 1912 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 90 - Court, for a Rule to show Cause why a new Trial should...
Page 376 - It was further said that, by the general police power of a state, "persons and property are subjected to all kinds of restraints and burdens in order to secure the general comfort, health and prosperity of the state; of the perfect right of the legislature to do which no question ever was, or upon acknowledged general principles ever can be, made, so far as natural persons are concerned.
Page 361 - From the variety of cases relative to judgments being given in evidence in civil suits these two deductions seem to follow as generally true: First, that the judgment of a court of concurrent jurisdiction directly upon the point is as a plea a bar, or as evidence, conclusive between the same parties upon the same matter directly in question in another court...
Page 375 - Government, according to his actual worth in real or personal property ; yet, fines, duties or taxes may properly and justly be imposed, or laid, with a political view for the good government and benefit of the community.
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Page 8 - A child, when adopted, may take the family name of the 'person adopting. After adoption the two shall sustain towards each other the legal relation of parent and child, and have all the rights and be subject to all the duties of that relation.
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Page 265 - ... deprived of his life, liberty, or property, unless by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land.
Page 342 - Because, if a trustee were permitted to buy in an honest case, he might likewise buy in a case having that appearance, but which, from the infirmity of human testimony, might be grossly otherwise.

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