The Digest of the Decisions of the Courts of Ohio from the Earliest Period to September 1st, 1913, Volume 1

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Page 709 - January, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, it shall be unlawful for any such common carrier to haul or permit to be hauled or used on its line any car used in moving interstate traffic not equipped with couplers coupling automatically by impact, and which can be uncoupled without the necessity of men going between the ends of the cars.
Page 1195 - ... are the sole judges of the weight to be given to the testimony of the...
Page 475 - In our judgment, the exaction from the owner of private property of the cost of a public improvement in 'substantial excess of the special benefits accruing to him is, to the extent of such excess, a taking, under the guise of taxation, of private property for public use without compensation.
Page 239 - ... shall, so far as the laws of each country will permit and pending the appointment of an administrator and until letters of administration have been granted, take charge of the property left by the deceased for the benefit of his lawful heirs and creditors, and moreover, have the right to be appointed as administrator of such estate.
Page 85 - No person shall be compelled, in any criminal case, to be a witness against himself; but his failure to testify may be considered by the court and jury and may be made the subject of comment by counsel.
Page 183 - Any estate, right, or interest in lands acquired by the testator after the making of his will, shall pass thereby in like manner as if possessed at the time of making the will, if such shall manifestly appear by the will to have been the intention of the testator.
Page 903 - No bonded indebtedness of the state, or any political subdivisions thereof, shall be incurred or renewed, unless in the legislation under which such indebtedness is incurred or renewed, provision is made for levying and collecting annually by taxation an amount sufficient to pay the interest on said bonds, and to provide a sinking fund for their final redemption at maturity.
Page 719 - All persons shall be bailable by sufficient sureties, except for capital offenses where the proof is evident, or the presumption great.
Page 983 - The general rule in all States is that where two causes combine to produce an injury to a traveler upon a highway, both of which are in their nature proximate, the one being a culpable defect in the highway, and the other some occurrence for which neither party is responsible, the municipality is liable, provided the injury would not have been sustained but for such defect.
Page 1087 - Determine whether by doing that act, whether he exercised the care which an ordinarily prudent person would have exercised under the same or similar circumstances.

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