Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With Tables of the Names of the Cases and the Principal Matters, Volume 4

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Page 359 - Act, no attorney or solicitor, nor any executor, administrator, or assignee of any attorney or solicitor, shall commence or maintain any action or suit for the recovery of any fees, charges, or disbursements, for any business done by such attorney or solicitor...
Page 214 - A verdict having been found for the Plaintiff, a rule nisi for a new trial was obtained, on the ground that the...
Page 1014 - ... may plead the general issue, and give this Act and the special matter in evidence, at any trial to be had thereupon, and that the same was done in pursuance and by the authority of this Act...
Page 230 - Baron directed the jury to find a verdict for the plaintiff, but reserved liberty to the defendant to move to enter a non-suit. A rule nisi having been obtained for that purpose...
Page 608 - It is a rule in law, when the ancestor by any gift or conveyance takes an estate of freehold, and in the same gift or conveyance an estate is limited either mediately or immediately to his heirs in fee or in tail; that always in such cases, 'the heirs' are words of limitation of the estate, and not words of purchase.
Page 39 - ... with leave to move to enter a verdict for the defendant if the court should be of opinion that, under these circumstances, the action was not maintainable.
Page 604 - ... alike, to take as Tenants in common and not as joint Tenants...
Page 249 - Malice in common acceptation means ill will against a person, but in its legal sense it means a wrongful act, done intentionally, without just cause or excuse.
Page 311 - The consequence is, that, if they remain in the possession, order, and disposition of the bankrupt at the time of the bankruptcy, they will pass by the assignment to the assignees.
Page 160 - Suppose A owes B 100, and B owes C 100, and the three meet and it is agreed between them that A shall pay C the 100, B's debt is extinguished, and C may recover the sum from A.

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