Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of California, Volume 115

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Page 246 - Upon a trial for murder, the commission of the homicide by the defendant being proved, the burden of proving circumstances of mitigation, or that justify or excuse it, devolves upon him, unless the proof on the part of the prosecution tends to show that the crime committed only amounts to manslaughter, or that the defendant was justifiable or excusable.
Page 533 - ... authorize the payment of, any claim hereafter created against the State, or any county or municipality of the State, under any agreement or contract made without express authority of law; and all such unauthorized agreements or contracts shall be null and void.
Page 282 - Whenever an appeal is perfected, as provided in the preceding sections of this Chapter, it stays all further proceedings in the Court below upon the judgment or order appealed from...
Page 200 - A corporation or association may be sued in the county where the contract is made or is to be performed, or where the obligation or liability arises, or the breach occurs; or in the county where the principal place of business of such corporation is situated, subject to the power of the Court to change the place of trial as in other cases.
Page 526 - An attorney cannot, without the consent of his client, be examined as to any communication made by the client to him, or his advice given thereon in the course of professional employment...
Page 140 - Within five years — An action upon a judgment or decree of any court of the United States, or of any state or territory within the United States. Within four years — An action upon any contract, obligation, or liability founded upon an instrument of writing, except those mentioned in the preceding section.
Page 413 - The cost and expense of purchasing and acquiring property and constructing the works and improvements herein provided for, shall be wholly paid out of the Construction Fund.
Page 325 - A mortgage of personal property is void as against creditors of the mortgagor and subsequent purchasers and encumbrancers of the property in good faith and for value, unless: 1.
Page 250 - For the recovery of real property, or of an estate or interest therein, or for the determination, in any form, of such right or interest, and for injuries to real property; 2.
Page 594 - At all elections or votes had for any purpose there must be a majority of the subscribed capital stock, or of the members, represented, either in person or by proxy in writing.

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