The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 84

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West Publishing Company, 1901 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 261 - The powers of the government of this State are divided into three distinct departments — the legislative, executive and judicial ; and no person, or collection of persons, being one of these departments, shall exercise any power properly belonging to either of the others, except as hereinafter expressly directed or permitted.
Page 81 - For all other corporate purposes, all municipal corporations may be vested with authority to assess and collect taxes; but such taxes shall be. uniform, in respect to persons and property. within the jurisdiction of the body imposing the same.
Page 397 - The legislature shall never grant any extra compensation to any public officer, agent, servant or contractor, after the services shall have been rendered, or the contract entered into; nor shall the compensation of any public officer be increased or diminished during his term of office.
Page 43 - Suits by the trustee shall only be brought or prosecuted in the courts where the bankrupt, whose estate is being administered by such trustee, might have brought or prosecuted them if proceedings in bankruptcy had not been instituted, unless by consent of the proposed defendant, except suits for the recovery of property under section sixty, sub-division b, and section sixty-seven, subdivision e.
Page 160 - In the construction of a pleading for the purpose of determining its effect, its allegations shall be liberally construed, with a view to substantial justice between the parties.
Page 211 - The vital principle is, that he who, by his language or conduct, leads another to do what he would not otherwise have done, shall not subject such person to loss or injury by disappointing the expectations upon which he acted.
Page 313 - Counsel say that the court erred in refusing to direct a verdict for the defendant...
Page 253 - No bill shall contain more than one subject, and the same shall be clearly expressed in its title. And no law shall be amended unless the new act contains the section or sections so amended, and the section or sections so amended shall be repealed. The...
Page 407 - But the evidence upon the other branch of the case justified the action of the trial court in directing a verdict for the bank.
Page 299 - If the servant having a right to abandon the service because it is dangerous refrains from doing so in consequence of assurances that the danger shall be removed, the duty to remove the danger is manifest and imperative, and the master is not in the exercise of ordinary care unless or until he makes his assurances good. Moreover, the assurances remove all ground for the argument that the servant, by continuing the employment, engages to assume its risks.

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