Virginia Reports: Jefferson--33 Grattan, 1730-1880

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Michie Company, 1901

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Page 217 - That, in all capital or criminal prosecutions, a man hath a right to demand the cause and nature of his accusation, to be confronted with the accusers and witnesses, to call for evidence in his favor, and...
Page 189 - The general assembly shall provide, by law, that in all elections for directors or managers of incorporated companies, every stockholder shall have the right to vote, in person or by proxy, for the number of shares of stock owned by him, for as many persons as there are directors or managers to be elected...
Page 267 - The question whether a law be void for its repugnancy to the Constitution is at all times a question of much delicacy, which ought seldom if ever to be decided in the affirmative in a doubtful case.
Page 58 - I, , do solemnly swear, in presence of Almighty God, that I will henceforth faithfully support, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Union of the States thereunder...
Page 440 - This day came again the parties by their counsel, and the court, having maturely considered the transcript of the record of the decree aforesaid, and the arguments of counsel, is of opinion, for reasons stated in writing and filed with the record, that the...
Page 230 - ... may be indicted, tried, convicted, and punished in all respects as if he were a principal felon.
Page 118 - The plaintiffs stated the ground on which they sought to recover in their first point, by which they asked the court to instruct the jury as follows: "If the jury believe...
Page 189 - ... for as many persons as there are directors or managers to be elected, or to cumulate said shares, and give one candidate as many votes as the number of directors multiplied by the number of his shares of stock shall equal, or to distribute them on the same principle among as many candidates as he shall think fit; and such directors or managers shall not be elected in any other manner.
Page 404 - ... where an executor or administrator is a party, the other party shall not be permitted to testify in his own favor, unless the contract in issue was originally made with a person who is living and competent to testify, except as to such acts and contracts as have been done or made since the probate of the will or the appointment of the administrator.
Page 429 - We think, then, that there is no error in the decree of the circuit court for the district of Ohio, so far as it directs restitution...

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