Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinois, Volume 232

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Page 41 - All penalties shall be proportioned to the nature of the offense; and no conviction shall work corruption of blood or forfeiture of estate ; nor shall any person be transported out of the State for any offense committed within the same.
Page 313 - the first general maxim of interpretation is, that it is not allowable to interpret what has no need of interpretation.
Page 295 - The true distinction, therefore, is, between the delegation of power to make the law, which necessarily involves a discretion as to what it shall be, and conferring an authority or discretion as to its execution, to be exercised under and in pursuance of the law. The first cannot be done; to the latter no valid objection can be made.
Page 605 - The first and great rule in the exposition of wills, to which all other rules must bend, is that the intention of the testator expressed in his will shall prevail, provided it be consistent with the rules of law.
Page 160 - 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 313 - Implied are such as reason and justice dictate, and which therefore the law presumes that every man undertakes to perform.
Page 428 - No persons, individually or by combination, have the right to, directly or indirectly, interfere or disturb another in his lawful business or occupation, or to threaten to do so, for the sake of compelling him to do some act which, in his judgment, his own interest does not require.
Page 378 - ... this court. Finding no error in the record the judgment of the Appellate Court will be affirmed. Judgment affirmed.
Page 273 - No such company shall have the right to locate or construct its road upon or along any street or alley, or over any public ground in any incorporated city, town or village without the consent of the corporate authorities of such city, town or village...
Page 26 - Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together. Wherever her temple stands, and so long as it is duly honored, there is a foundation for social security, general happiness and the improvement and progress of our race.

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