Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas, and Other Courts: From Easter Term, 36 Geo. III. 1796, to [Hilary Term 44 Geo. III. 1804] ... Both Inclusive: with Tables of the Cases and Principal Matters, Volume 1

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Page 553 - The principle of public policy is this; ex dolo malo non oritur actio. No court will lend its aid to a man who founds his cause of action upon an immoral or an illegal act.
Page 318 - Be it known that as well in own name as for and in the name and names of all and every other person or persons to whom the same doth, may, or shall appertain, in part or in all...
Page 43 - Si. damages, with liberty to the defendant to move to set it aside, and enter a nonsuit.
Page 431 - It is also understood that the permission granted by this article is not to extend to allow the vessels of the United States to carry on any part of the...
Page 40 - Name aforesaid they shall and may be able to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Page 553 - 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 437 - We are to construe this Treaty as we would construe any other instrument public or private. We are to collect from the nature of the subject, from the words and from the context, the true intent and meaning of the contracting parties, whether they are A. and B., or happen to be two independent States.
Page 433 - And that the citizens of the said United States may freely carry on a trade between the said territories and the said United States, in all articles of which the importation or exportation respectively, to or from the said territories, shall not be entirely prohibited.
Page 431 - States, in all articles of which, the importation and exportation, respectively, to and from the said territories, shall not be entirely prohibited ; provided only, that it shall not be lawful for them, in any time of war between the British government and any...
Page 553 - Immediately after the Defendant began to ship the iron, the Plaintiffs complained that it did not answer the contract description, which was afterwards admitted to be the case, but it was agreed between the Plaintiffs and the Defendant that the former should...

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