The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and Authority Subsequent to Those Contained in the "American Decisions" [1760-1869] and the "American Reports" [1869-1887] Decided in the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States [1886-1911], Volume 17
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Page 334 - No corporation shall be created by special laws, or its charter extended, changed or amended, except those for charitable, educational, penal or reformatory purposes, which are to be and remain under the patronage and control of the state, but the general assembly shall provide, by general laws, for the organization of all corporations hereafter to be created.
Page 331 - It is perhaps correct .to say that public policy is that principle of law which holds that no person can lawfully do that which has a tendency to be injurious to the public or against the public good...
Page 231 - An acknowledgment in a policy of the receipt of premium is conclusive evidence of its payment, so far as to make the policy binding, notwithstanding any stipulation therein that it shall not be binding until the premium is actually paid.
Page 223 - ... during the marriage or afterwards, be, without the consent of the other, examined as to any communication made by one to the other during the marriage; but this exception does not apply to a civil action or proceeding by one against the other...
Page 919 - So it is said that an independent contractor is one who, exercising an independent employment, contracts to do a piece of work according to his own methods, and without being subject to the control of his employer, except as to the result of the work: Powell v.
Page 255 - When any testator shall omit to provide in his will for any of his children, or for the issue of any deceased child...
Page 692 - Perpetuities and monopolies are contrary to the genius of a free State, and ought not to be allowed.
Page 920 - THIS INDENTURE, made this day of , in the year One thousand, nine hundred and , between of , the party of the first part...