The Northeastern Reporter, Volume 75
West Publishing Company, 1906 - Law reports, digests, etc
Includes the decisions of the Supreme Courts of Massachusetts, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, and Court of Appeals of New York; May/July 1891-Mar./Apr. 1936, Appellate Court of Indiana; Dec. 1926/Feb. 1927-Mar./Apr. 1936, Courts of Appeals of Ohio.
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Page 6 - The court may determine any controversy between parties before it, when it can be done without prejudice to the rights of others, or by saving their rights ; but when a complete determination of the controversy cannot be had without the presence of other parties, the court must order them to be brought in.
Page 452 - ... notice of such cancellation. If this policy shall be canceled as hereinbefore provided, or become void or cease, the premium having been actually paid, the unearned portion shall be returned on surrender of this policy or last renewal, this company retaining the customary short rate; except...
Page 191 - The burden of proof is upon the prosecutor. All the presumptions of law independent of evidence are in favor of innocence ; and every person is presumed to be innocent until he is proved guilty. If upon such proof there is reasonable doubt remaining, the accused Is entitled to the benefit of it by an acquittal.
Page 111 - ... to show cause why they should not be punished for contempt of court.
Page 175 - An appeal is prosecuted from a judgment of the Appellate Court for the First District affirming a judgment of the circuit court of Cook county awarding a writ of mandamus against appellants.
Page 248 - Court erred in charging that the measure of damages was the difference between the contract price and the market price at...
Page 52 - That the section number sixteen, in every township, and where such section has been sold, granted or disposed of, other lands equivalent thereto and most contiguous to the same, shall be granted to the inhabitants of such township, for the use of schools.
Page 405 - liberty,' as used in the Constitution, is not dwarfed into mere freedom from physical restraint of the person of the citizen as by incarceration, but is deemed to embrace the right of man to be free in the enjoyment of the faculties with which he has been endowed by his Creator, subject only to such restraints as are necessary for the common welfare.