Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa, Volume 19

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Page 514 - The court may, before or after judgment, in furtherance of justice, and on such terms as may be proper, amend Any pleading, process, or proceeding, by adding or striking out the name of any party, or by correcting a mistake in the name of a party, or a mistake in any other respect, or by inserting other allegations material to the case, or when the amendment does not 428 Doty, Goodin et al.
Page 612 - ... that time was not of the essence of the contract, and that the defendant was not damaged by the delay.
Page 301 - The appellate court must render judgment according to the justice of the case, without regard to technical errors or defects which do not affect the merits.
Page 206 - Paige, 635, it was held that a negotiable security of a corporation which upon its face appears to have been duly issued by such corporation, and in conformity with the provisions of its charter, is valid in the hands of a bona fide holder...
Page 547 - If a person purchases an estate which he knows to be in the occupation of another than the vendor, he is bound by all the equities which the party in such occupation may have in the land ; " and, referring to the authorities which I have mentioned, he adds, " for possession is prima facie evidence of a seisin in fee.
Page 242 - When a married woman is a party, her husband must be joined with her, except: 1. When the action concerns her separate property-, or her right or claim to the homestead property, she may sue or be sued alone; 2.
Page 209 - ... prescribed by statute or charter, which all persons not only may know, but are bound to know. The opposite doctrine would be fraught with such danger, and accompanied with such abuse, that it would soon end in the ruin of municipalities, or be legislatively overthrown. These...
Page 436 - IT were infinite for the law to judge the causes of causes, and their impulsions one of another ; therefore it contenteth itself with the immediate cause, and judgeth of acts by that, without looking to any further degree.
Page 61 - Constitution which declares that no person shall be deprived of his life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.
Page 217 - When a corporation has power, under any circumstances, to issue negotiable securities, the bona fide holder has a right to presume they were issued under the circumstances which give the requisite authority, and they are no more liable to be impeached for any infirmity in the hands of such a holder than any other commercial paper...

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