The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 11

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J. Richards, 1836 - Law
 

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Page 506 - And first of all, the science of jurisprudence, the pride of the human intellect, which, with all its defects, redundancies, and errors, is .the collected reason of ages, combining the principles of original justice with the infinite variety of human concerns, as a heap of old exploded errors, would be no longer studied.
Page 242 - County than as aforesaid, then the Jury shall find a Verdict for the Defendant therein ; and if a Verdict shall be found for such Defendant, or if the Plaintiff in such Action or Suit shall become Nonsuit, or suffer a Discontinuance of such Action, or if, upon any Demurrer in such Action, Judgment shall be given for the Defendant therein, then...
Page 136 - I pass over many anonymous letters I have received. Those in print are public ; and some of them have been brought judicially before the Court. Whoever the writers are, they take the wrong way. I will do my duty unawed. What am I to fear ? That mendax infamia...
Page 104 - An Act to repeal an Act of the present Session of Parliament, intituled ' An Act for the more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirmations...
Page 242 - Trial which shall be had thereupon; and if the Matter or Thing shall appear to have been done under or by virtue of this Act, or if it shall appear that such Action or Suit was brought before Twenty-one Days...
Page 138 - Of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world ; all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power...
Page 23 - Generally speaking," says Story, " the validity of a contract is to be decided by the law of the place where it is made, unless it is to be performed in another country; for, as we shall presently see, in the latter case, the law of the place of performance is to govern.
Page 440 - ... by entry for non-payment of the rent, or for doing of waste, or other forfeiture...
Page 76 - ... shall sell, publish, or expose to sale, or cause to be sold, published, or exposed to sale, any such book or books...
Page 237 - Now, my lord, having endeavoured to show that the whole of this process is altogether repugnant to. every part of my life ; that it is inconsistent with my condition of health about that time ; that no rational inference can be drawn that a person is dead who suddenly disappears ; that hermitages were the constant repositories of the bones of the recluse ; that the proofs of this...

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