Atlantic Reporter, Volume 45

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West Publishing Company, 1900
 

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Page 394 - ... the jurors ought to be told in all cases that every man is to be presumed to be sane, and to possess a sufficient degree of reason to be responsible for his crimes until the contrary be proved to their satisfaction ; and that to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that at the time of...
Page 242 - It is not enough," the court said in Boyce's Exrs. v. Grundy, 3 Pet. 210, " that there is a remedy at law. It must be plain and adequate, or, in other words, as practical and efficient to the ends of justice and its prompt administration, as the remedy in equity.
Page 124 - Municipal and other corporations and individuals invested with the privilege of taking private property for public use, shall make just compensation for property taken, injured, or destroyed by the construction or enlargement of their works, highways, or improvements, which compensation shall be paid or secured before such taking, injury, or destruction.
Page 388 - It Is a finality as to the claim or demand In controversy, concluding parties and those in privity with them, not only as to every matter which was offered and received to sustain or defeat the claim or demand, but as to any other admissible matter which might have been offered for that purpose.
Page 242 - It is not enough that there is a remedy at law ; it must be plain and adequate, or in other words, as practical and as efficient to the ends of justice and its prompt administration, as the remedy in equity.
Page 436 - Another rule said to be a rule of the common law was to the effect that "in a civil court the death of a human being cannot be complained of as an injury...
Page 189 - But it is generally held that, in order to warrant a finding that negligence, or an act not amounting to wanton wrong, is the proximate cause of an injury, it must appear that the injury was the natural and probable consequence of the negligence or wrongful act, and that it ought to have been foreseen in the light of the attending circumstances.
Page 46 - Pennsylvania, being of sound mind, memory, and understanding, do make and publish this, my last will and testament, hereby revoking and making void all former wills by me at any time heretofore made.
Page 123 - ... that under all the evidence the plaintiff is not entitled to recover, and the verdict should be for the defendant.
Page 57 - Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said John Alden, 2nd, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who, at his request, and in his presence, and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses the day and year above written.

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