Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law, [1845-1856]: Heretofore Condensed by Thomas Sergeant and Thomas M'Kean Pettit, Now Reprinted in Full, Volume 15

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Page 207 - No court will lend its aid to a man who founds his cause of action upon an immoral or an illegal act. If, from the plaintiff's own stating or otherwise, the cause of action appears to arise ex turpi causa, or the transgression of a positive law of this country, there the Court says he has no right to be assisted. It is upon that ground the Court goes; not for the sake of the defendant, but because they will not lend their aid to such a plaintiff.
Page 387 - ... no insurance shall be made by any person or persons, bodies politick or corporate, on the life or lives of any person or persons, or on any other event or events whatsoever, wherein the person or persons for whose use, benefit, or on whose account such policy or policies shall be made, shall have no interest, or by way of gaming or wagering; and that every assurance made, contrary to the true intent and meaning hereof, shall be null and void, to all intents and purposes whatsoever.
Page 271 - Court, and the Judge of the said Admiralty Court shall adjudicate upon the claim, and make such order between the parties in respect thereof and of the costs of the proceedings, as to him shall seem fit...
Page 197 - Misdemeanor, when any Variance shall appear between any Matter in Writing or in Print produced in Evidence and the Recital or setting forth thereof upon the Record...
Page 197 - ... anything in writing to amend by or not, and whether the defect or error be that of the party applying to amend or not; and all such amendments may be made with or without costs, and upon such terms as to the court or judge may seem fit; and all such amendments as may be necessary for the purpose of determining in the existing suit the real question in controversy between the parties shall be so made.
Page 381 - That in all cases where the insured hath interest in such life or lives, event or events, no greater sum shall be recovered or received from the insurer or insurers than the amount or value of the interest of the insured in such life or lives, or other event or events : IV.
Page 400 - ... except upon an order of the court in which the action, suit or other proceeding shall have been brought or instituted, made upon motion in open court, after reasonable notice in writing to the person or persons sought to be charged ; and, upon such motion, such court may order execution to issue accordingly ; or the plaintiff in the execution may proceed by action to charge the stockholders with the amount of his judgment.
Page 202 - ... whether there is anything in writing to amend by or not, and whether the defect or error be that of the party applying to amend or not ; and all such amendments may be made with or without costs, and upon such terms as to the court or...
Page 59 - Signed sealed published pronounced and declared by the said William Hamilton as his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names.
Page 89 - Court a verdict for that amount was rendered for the plaintiff, subject to the reserved question whether there was any evidence to go to the jury in support of the plaintiff's claim.

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