Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Volume 20

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Lawyers' Co-operative Publishing Company, 1905 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 359 - All laws of a general nature shall have a uniform operation; the General Assembly shall not grant to any citizen or class of citizens, privileges or immunities, which upon the same terms shall not equally belong to all citizens.
Page 123 - ... engravings, pictures, gold or silver plate or plated articles, glass, china, silks in a manufactured or unmanufactured state, and whether wrought up or not wrought up with any other material; furs, or lace, or any of them, contained in any parcel or package, or trunk...
Page 266 - Every order, resolution, or vote, to which the concurrence of both Houses may be necessary, except on a question of adjournment, shall be presented to the Governor, and before it shall take effect, be approved by him; or being disapproved, shall be repassed by two-thirds of both Houses, according to the rules and limitations prescribed in case of a bill.
Page 368 - That in controversies respecting property, and in suits between man and man, the ancient trial by jury is preferable to any other, and ought to be held sacred.
Page 242 - Priority of appropriation shall give the better right as between those using the water ; but when the waters of any natural stream are not sufficient for the service of all those desiring the use of the same, those using the water for domestic purposes shall, (subject to such limitations as may be prescribed by law) have the preference over those claiming for any other purpose. And those using the water for agricultural purposes shall have preference over those using the same for manufacturing purposes.
Page 307 - When the duration of any office is not provided for by this Constitution, it may be declared by law; and if not so declared, such office shall be held during the pleasure of the authority making the appointment. But the General Assembly shall not create any office, the tenure of which shall be longer than four years.
Page 228 - That, though penal laws are to be construed strictly, they are not to be construed so strictly as to defeat the obvious intention of the legislature.
Page 92 - Government, according to his actual worth in real or personal property ; yet, fines, duties or taxes may properly and justly be imposed, or laid, with a political view for the good government and benefit of the community.
Page 242 - No private property shall be taken or damaged for public or private use without just compensation...
Page 386 - ... punishable by imprisonment for not more than five years, or by a fine of not more than five thousand dollars, or both.

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