Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Arkansas, Volume 31

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Page 372 - That in actions by or against executors, administrators or guardians, in which judgment may be rendered for or against them, neither party shall be allowed to testify against the other, as to any transaction with, or statement by, the testator, intestate or ward, unless called to testify thereto by the opposite party, or required to testify thereto by the court.
Page 506 - No right of way shall be appropriated to the use of any corporation until full compensation therefor be first made in money, or first secured by a deposit of money to the owner, irrespective of any benefit from any improvement proposed by such corporation, which compensation shall be ascertained by a jury of twelve men, in a court of record, as shall be prescribed by law.
Page 266 - That the framers of the constitution did not intend to restrain the states in the regulation of their civil institutions, adopted for internal government, and that the instrument they have given us, is not to be so construed, may be admitted.
Page 136 - That no contract for the sale of any goods, wares and merchandise, for the price of ten pounds sterling or upwards, shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part...
Page 239 - No law shall be revised, altered, or amended by reference to its title only : but the act revised, and the section or sections of the act altered or amended, shall be re-enacted and published at length.
Page 421 - It cannot affect third persons who, if it were otherwise, might be prejudiced by things recited in the writings contrary to the truth through the ignorance, carelessness or fraud of the parties ; and who, therefore, ought not to be precluded from proving the truth, however contradictory to the written statements of others.
Page 719 - That which purports to be a law of a State is a law, or it is not a law, according as the truth of the fact may be, and not according to the shifting circumstances of parties. It would be an intolerable state of things if a document purporting to be an act of the legislature could thus be a law in one case and for one party, and not a law in another case and for another party ; a law to-day, and not a law to-morrow ; a law in one place, and not a law in another in the same State. And whether it be...
Page 713 - No county seat shall be removed until the point to which it is proposed to be removed, shall be fixed by law, and a majority of the voters of the county voting on the question, shall have voted in favor of its removal to such point.
Page 35 - Pledging, is a bailment of goods by a debtor to his creditor, to be kept till the debt be discharged.
Page 374 - As a general rule, no one but the infant himself, or his legal representatives, executors and administrators, can avoid the voidable acts, deeds and contracts of an infant, for while living, he ought to be the exclusive judge of the propriety of the exercise of a personal privilege intended for his benefit ; and, when dead, they alone should interfere who legally represent him.

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