The Compiled Statutes of the State of Nebraska: Comprising All Laws of a General Nature in Force July 1, 1881

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Electrotyped, printed and bound by Gibson, Miller & Richardson, 1881 - Law - 806 pages
 

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Page 542 - The ccurt may, before or after judgment, in furtherance of justice, and on such terms as may be proper, amend any pleading process or proceeding, by adding or striking out the name of any party, or by correcting a mistake in the name of a party or a mistake in any other respect...
Page 23 - The governor shall have power to grant reprieves, commutations, and pardons, after conviction, for all offenses, except treason and cases of impeachment', upon such conditions and with such restrictions and limitations as he may think proper, subject to such regulations as may be provided by law relative to the manner of applying for pardons.
Page 29 - The general assembly shall provide such revenue as may be needful by levying a tax, by valuation, so that every person and corporation shall pay a tax in proportion to the value of his, her or its property...
Page 579 - Judgment may be given for or against one or more of several plaintiffs, and for or against one or more of several defendants...
Page 282 - Every sale made by a vendor of goods and chattels in his possession or under his control, and every assignment of goods and chattels...
Page 281 - Every contract for the leasing for a longer period than one year, .or for the sale of any lands or any interest in lands, shall be void, unless the contract, or some note or memorandum thereof, expressing the consideration, be in writing, and be subscribed by the party by whom the lease or sale is to be made.
Page 13 - Religion, morality and knowledge, however, being essential to good government, it shall be the duty of the General Assembly to pass suitable laws to protect every religious denomination in the peaceable enjoyment of its own mode of public worship, and to encourage schools and the means of instruction.
Page 599 - Parties to a question in difference, which might be the subject of a civil action, may, without action, agree upon a case containing the facts upon which the controversy depends, and present a submission of the same to any court which would have jurisdiction, if an action had been brought; but it must appear, by affidavit, that the controversy is real, and the proceedings in good faith, to determine the rights of the parties.
Page 563 - In an action for the recovery of money only, or specific real property, the jury in their discretion, may render a general or special verdict. In all other cases the court may direct the jury to find a special verdict in writing, upon all or any of the issues, and in all cases may instruct them, if they render a general verdict, to find upon particular questions of fact, to be stated in writing, and may direct a written finding thereon.
Page 600 - An order affecting a substantial right in an action, when such order in effect determines the action and prevents a judgment, and an order affecting a substantial right made in a special proceeding, or upon a summary application in an action after judgment, is a final order which may be vacated, modified or reversed, as provided in this title.

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