Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, Volume 87

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D. Bottom, Superintendent of Public Print., 1891
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Page 526 - No one species of property from which a tax may be collected, shall be taxed higher than any other species of property of equal value...
Page 485 - All county officers whose election or appointment Is not provided for by this constitution shall be elected by the electors of the respective counties, or appointed by the boards of supervisors, or other county authorities, as the legislature shall direct.
Page 265 - T, in the highway aforesaid, then and there feloniously and violently did steal, take, and carry away, against the peace and dignity of the commonwealth.
Page 485 - All city, town and village officers, whose election or appointment is not provided for by this Constitution, shall be elected by the electors of such cities, towns and villages, or of some division thereof, or appointed by such authorities thereof, as the Legislature shall designate for that purpose.
Page 15 - ... he who bargains in a matter of advantage with a person placing a confidence in him, is bound to show that a reasonable use has been made of that confidence, a rule applying equally to all persons standing in confidential relations with each other.
Page 724 - The test to determine whether one who renders service to another does so as a contractor or not is to ascertain whether he renders the service in the course of an independent occupation, representing the will of his employer only as to the result of his work, and not as to the means by which it is accomplished.
Page 697 - There can be no doubt that a civil officer has a right to resign his office at pleasure; and it is not in the power of the executive to compel him to remain in office.
Page 133 - Special juries were originally introduced in trials at bar, -when the causes were of too great nicety for the discussion of ordinary freeholders; or where the sheriff was suspected of partiality, though not upon such apparent cause as to warrant an exception to him.
Page 722 - This is sufficient, and we are of the opinion that the court did not err in overruling the demurrer to said first count as amended.
Page 247 - no irregularity in any writ of venire facias or in the drawing, summoning, returning or impaneling of jurors, shall be sufficient to set aside a verdict, unless the party making the objection was injured by the irregularity, or unless the objection was made before the swearing of the jury.

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