The Central Law Journal, Volume 8

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Soule, Thomas & Wentworth, 1879 - Law
Vols. 65-96 include "Central law journal's international law list."
 

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Page 342 - The sixth age shifts Into the lean and slippered pantaloon, With spectacles on nose and pouch on side, His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide For his shrunk shank; and his big manly voice, Turning again toward childish treble, pipes And whistles in his sound. Last scene of all, That ends this strange eventful history, Is second childishness and mere oblivion, Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.
Page 132 - Such as shall be conveyed to it in satisfaction of debts previously contracted in the course of its dealings.
Page 394 - ... applied to the payment of the debts and liabilities of said republic of Texas, and the residue of said lands, after discharging said debts and liabilities, to be disposed of as said State may direct ; but in no event are said debts and liabilities to become a charge upon the government of the United States.
Page 152 - Not only, therefore, can there be no loss of separate and independent autonomy to the States, through their union under the Constitution, but it may be not unreasonably said that the preservation of the States, and the maintenance of their governments, are as much within the design and care of the Constitution as the preservation of the Union and the maintenance of the National government. The Constitution, in all its provisions, looks to an indestructible Union, composed of indestructible States.
Page 30 - Where two parties have made a contract which one of them has broken, the damages which the other party ought to receive in respect of such breach of contract should be such as may fairly and reasonably be considered...
Page 274 - ... a speedy public trial by an impartial jury of the county...
Page 230 - ... that in every case, before the evidence is left to the jury, there is a preliminary question for the judge, not whether there Is literally no evidence, but whether there Is any upon which a jury can properly proceed to find a verdict for the party producing it, upon whom the onus of proof is imposed.
Page 247 - ... the only exception to the rule is where the testator gives to the first taker an estate for life only by certain and express words, and annexes to it a power of disposal.
Page 212 - that all murder, which shall be perpetrated by means of poison, or by lying in wait, or by any other kind of wilful, deliberate, and premeditated killing, or which shall be committed in the perpetration, or attempt to perpetrate any arson, rape, robbery, or burglary shall be deemed murder in the first degree...
Page 104 - Lineal and collateral warranties, with all their incidents, are abolished; but the heirs and devisees of every person who has made any covenant or agreement in reference to the title of, in, or to any real property, are answerable upon such covenant or agreement to the extent of the land descended or devised to them, in the cases and in the manner prescribed by law.

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