Atlantic Reporter, Volume 74

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West Publishing Company, 1910 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 191 - All men are born equally free and independent, and have certain natural, inherent and unalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and of pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness.
Page 445 - That any common carrier, railroad, or transportation company receiving property for transportation from a point in one State to a point in another State shall issue a receipt or bill of lading therefor and shall be liable to the lawful holder thereof for any loss, damage, or injury to such property caused by it...
Page 123 - An officer de facto is one whose acts, though not those of a lawful officer, the law, upon principles of policy and justice, will hold valid so far as they involve the interests of the public and third persons, where the duties of the office were exercised : First.
Page 3 - For instance, it is a principle of law that every man must be presumed to Intend the natural and probable consequences of his own voluntary...
Page 204 - All officers shall hold their offices on the condition that they behave themselves well while in office, and shall be removed on conviction of misbehavior in office or of any infamous crime.
Page 3 - An attempt to commit a crime is an act done with intent to commit that crime, and forming part of a series of acts which would constitute its actual commission if it were not interrupted.
Page 219 - ... appear and show cause why the prayer of the petition should not be granted...
Page 10 - In danger of death or great bodily harm at the hands of the deceased...
Page 37 - Every corporation organized under this act shall have power to create two or more kinds of stock, of such classes, with such designations, preferences and voting powers or restrictions, or qualifications thereof as shall be stated and expressed in the certificate of incorporation...
Page 14 - the sole judges of the credibility of the witnesses and of the weight of the evidence and of the facts.

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