Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 United States Reports): Showing the Present Value as Authority of All Cases Therein Reported as Disclosed by All Subsequent Citations in All the Courts of Last Resort, Both Federal and State, and in the Annotations in American Decisions, American Reports, American State Reports, Annotated Cases (American and English), Lawyers' Reports Annotated, English Ruling Cases, British Ruling Cases, Negligence and Compensation Cases Annotated, with Parallel References to the Above-mentioned Annotated Cases, the Lawyers' Edition of the U. S. Reports and the Reporter System, Գիրք 6

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Էջ 658 - All laws should receive a sensible construction. General terms should be so limited in their application as not to lead to injustice, oppression, or an absurd consequence. It will always, therefore, be presumed that the legislature intended exceptions to its language, which would avoid results of this character. The reason of the law in such cases should prevail over its letter.
Էջ 163 - An act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam...
Էջ 298 - 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.
Էջ 99 - The obligation of a contract is "the law which binds the parties to perform their agreement." Sturges v. Crowninshield, 4 Wheat. 122, 197; Story, op. cit., § 1378. This Court has said that "the laws which subsist at the time and place of the making of a contract, and where it is to be performed, enter into and form a part of it, as if they were expressly referred to or incorporated in its terms.
Էջ 438 - There must be a particular estate to support it. The remainder must pass out of the grantor at the creation of the particular estate. It must vest in the grantee during the continuance of the estate, or eo instant!, that it determines.
Էջ 239 - When the equitable showing is not made to excuse the breach, the vendor has the right in equity, as he always has at law, to retain the moneys paid by the vendee. Therefore, we have said that it matters not in such contracts that the parties have declared that the vendor may retain the moneys paid as stipulated damages. The name which the parties thus give does not alter the fact nor change the...
Էջ 199 - Identity in the quality of the persons for or against whom the claim is made.
Էջ 671 - We cannot doubt as to this. Without jurisdiction the court cannot proceed at all in any cause. Jurisdiction is power to declare the law, and when it ceases to exist, the only function remaining to the court is that of announcing the fact and dismissing the cause. And this is not less clear upon authority than upon principle.
Էջ 707 - Principal subjects of admiralty jurisdiction are maritime contracts and maritime torts, including captures jure belli, and seizures on water for municipal and revenue forfeitures. "(1) Contracts, claims, or service, purely maritime and touching rights and duties appertaining to commerce and navigation, are cognizable in the admiralty.
Էջ 199 - Such judgment or adjudication is final and conclusive, not only as to the matter actually determined, but as to every other matter which the parties might have litigated and have...

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