Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa, Volume 12

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Page 597 - From the variety of cases relative to judgments being given in evidence in civil suits, these two deductions seem to follow as generally true : first, that the judgment of a Court of concurrent jurisdiction, directly upon the point, is as a plea, a bar, or as evidence, conclusive, between the same parties, upon the same matter, directly in question in another Court...
Page 177 - A contract of two or more competent persons, to place their money, effects, labor and skill, or some or all of them, in lawful commerce or business, and to divide the profit and bear the loss in certain proportions.
Page 359 - This was an appeal from the judgment of a justice of the peace. The material facts were these : Sophia Blanchard was a domestic servant in a hotel in Lewistown.
Page 19 - Act, shall, from the time of filing the same with the Recorder for record, impart notice to all persons of the contents thereof, and all subsequent purchasers and mortgagees shall be deemed to purchase with notice.
Page 384 - ... company after the expiration of twelve months next after such loss or damage shall have occurred, the lapse of time shall be taken and deemed conclusive evidence against the validity of the claim thereby so attempted to be enforced.
Page 198 - The law, however, declares that "a minor is bound not only by contracts for necessaries, but also by his other contracts, unless he disaffirms them within a reasonable time after he obtains his majority, and restores to the other party all money or property received by him by virtue of the contract, and remaining within his control at any time after his attaining his majority...
Page 105 - Undoubtedly, if a person be found in possession of land, claiming it as his own, in fee, it is prima facie evidence of his ownership, and seisin of the inheritance. But, it is not the possession alone...
Page 13 - State; and no law changing the boundary lines of any county shall have effect until upon being submitted to the people of the counties affected by the change, at a general election, it shall be approved by a majority of the votes in each county, cast for and against it.
Page 212 - In all criminal prosecutions, and in cases involving the life, or liberty of an individual the accused shall have a right to a speedy and public trial by an impartial jury; to be informed of the accusation against him, to have a copy of the same when demanded; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for his witnesses; and, to have the assistance of counsel.
Page 214 - Lord Coke says, that these latter words, " by the law of the land," mean, by due process of law ; that is, without due presentment or indictment, and being brought in to answer thereto by due process of the common law.

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