The South Western Reporter, Volume 224

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West Publishing Company, 1921 - Law reports, digests, etc
Includes the decisions of the Supreme Courts of Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Texas, and Court of Appeals of Kentucky; Aug./Dec. 1886-May/Aug. 1892, Court of Appeals of Texas; Aug. 1892/Feb. 1893-Jan./Feb. 1928, Courts of Civil and Criminal Appeals of Texas; Apr./June 1896-Aug./Nov. 1907, Court of Appeals of Indian Territory; May/June 1927-Jan./Feb. 1928, Courts of Appeals of Missouri and Commission of Appeals of Texas.
 

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Page 334 - The legislative authority of the state shall be vested in a legislative assembly, consisting of a senate and house of representatives, but the people reserve to themselves power to propose laws and amendments to the constitution and to enact or reject the same at the polls, independent of the legislative assembly...
Page 365 - Code provides, that an indictment must be direct and certain as to "the particular circumstances of the offense charged, if they be necessary to constitute a complete offense ;" and section 122 sa^s, the indictment must contain " a statement of the acts constituting the offense in ordinary and concise language, and in such a manner as to enable a person of common understanding to know what is intended...
Page 335 - ... not extend to measures referred to the people. All elections on measures referred to the people of the state shall be had at the biennial regular general elections, except when the legislative assembly shall order a special election.
Page 46 - But imprisonment for civil contempt is ordered where the defendant has refused to do an affirmative act required by the provisions of an order which either in form or substance, was mandatory in its character. Imprisonment in such cases is not inflicted as a punishment, but is intended to be remedial by coercing the defendant to do what he had refused to do. The decree in such cases is that the defendant stand committed unless and until he performs the affirmative act required by the court's order.
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Page 337 - The courts are not bound by mere forms, nor are they to be misled by mere pretenses. They are at liberty, — indeed, are under a solemn duty, — to look at the substance of things, whenever they enter upon the inquiry whether the legislature has transcended the limits of its authority.
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