The Pacific Reporter, Volume 80

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West Publishing Company, 1905 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 259 - It is a general and undisputed proposition of law that a municipal corporation possesses and can exercise the following powers and no others: First, those granted in express words; second, those necessarily or fairly implied in or incident to the powers expressly granted; third, those essential to the declared objects and purposes of the corporation — not simply convenient but indispensable.
Page 336 - CD, of the city aforesaid, merchant, my true and lawful attorney, for me, and in my name, and for my use to ask, demand...
Page 279 - Act and within four months prior to the filing of the petition, with the intent and purpose on his part to hinder, delay, or defraud his creditors, or any of them, shall be null and void as against the creditors of such debtor, except as to purchasers in good faith and for a present fair consideration...
Page 395 - The General Assembly shall not pass local or special laws in any of the following enumerated cases...
Page 263 - That the right of way for the construction of highways over public lands, not reserved for public uses, is hereby granted.
Page 394 - That the legislative power of the Territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation consistent with the constitution of the United States and the provisions of this act ; but no law shall be passed interfering with the primary disposal of the soil ; no tax shall be imposed upon the property of the United States...
Page 191 - Upon principle, every statute which takes away or impairs vested rights acquired under existing laws, or creates a new obligation, imposes a new duty, or attaches a new disability, in respect to transactions or considerations already past, must be deemed retrospective.
Page 15 - For the breach of an obligation not arising from contract, the measure of damages, except where otherwise expressly provided by this Code, Ls the amount which will compensate for all the detriment proximately caused thereby, whether it could have been anticipated or not...
Page 279 - ... shall, if he be adjudged a bankrupt, and the same is not exempt from execution and liability for debts by the law of his domicile, be and remain a part of the assets and estate of the bankrupt and shall pass to his said trustee, whose duty it shall be to recover and reclaim the same by legal proceedings or otherwise for the benefit of the creditors.
Page 350 - For the existence of a state of mind on the part of the juror, in reference to the .case, or to either party, which satisfies the court, in the exercise of a sound discretion, that such juror cannot try the issue impartially and without prejudice to the substantial rights of the party challenging, and which is known in this Code as actual bias.

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