Howard's Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals of the State of New York, Volume 60

Front Cover

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 463 - Members of the legislature, and all officers, executive and judicial, except such inferior officers as may be by law exempted, shall, before they enter on the duties of their respective offices, take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation : " I do solemnly swear (or affirm...
Page 600 - Each house shall be the judge of the election,, returns, and qualifications of its own members...
Page 355 - In any manner relating thereto, shall hereafter be created, granted, assigned, surrendered or declared, unless by act or operation of law, or by a deed or conveyance in writing, subscribed by the party creating, granting, assigning, surrendering or declaring the same, or by his lawful agent thereunto authorized by writing.
Page 28 - In the investigation of a charge for the purpose of either presentment or indictment, the grand jury can receive no other evidence than such as is given by witnesses produced and sworn before them, or furnished by legal documentary evidence...
Page 336 - A defendant may set forth, in his answer, as many defenses or counter-claims, or both, as he has, whether they are such as were formerly denominated legal or equitable.
Page 545 - From the commencement of an action or the service of an answer containing a counterclaim, the attorney who appears for a party has a lien upon his client's cause of action or counterclaim, which attaches to a verdict, report, decision or judgment in his client's favor and the proceeds thereof in whosoever hands they -may come; and cannot be affected by any settlement between the parties before or after judgment.
Page 62 - US district court, says that the plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment be and the same is hereby granted, and it is further ordered that the defendants...
Page 132 - ... no regular clerk or head of a bureau or person holding a position in the classified state civil service, subject to competitive examination, shall be removed until he has been allowed an opportunity of making an explanation...
Page 542 - In an action brought to recover a balance due upon a mutual, open, and current account, where there have been reciprocal demands between the parties, the cause of action shall be deemed to have accrued from the time of the last item proved in the account on either side.
Page 398 - Granting to any corporation, association or individual the right to lay down railroad tracks...

Bibliographic information