The American Railway Reports

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J. Cockcroft & Company, 1874
 

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Σελίδα 114 - The only security against the abuse of this power is found in the structure of the government itself. In imposing a tax the legislature acts upon its constituents. This is in general a sufficient security against erroneous and oppressive taxation.
Σελίδα 343 - ... a question of fact for the jury, and not of law for the court.
Σελίδα 469 - ... was one of law for the court and not of fact for the jury.
Σελίδα 35 - No man's particular services shall be demanded without just compensation. No man's property shall be taken by law without just compensation; nor, except in case of the State, without such compensation first assessed and tendered.
Σελίδα 417 - So, where the laws of a particular locality or the charter of a particular railway corporation has provided that no person shall be excluded from the cars on account of color, we have held that this meant that persons of color should travel in the same car as white ones, and that the enactment was not satisfied by the...
Σελίδα 4 - To take and hold such voluntary grants of real estate and other property as shall be made to it, to aid in the construction, maintenance and accommodation of its rai>oad ; but the real estate received by voluntary grant shall be held and used for the purposes of such grant only.
Σελίδα 207 - Mr. Justice Field, also speaking for the court, was even more explicit when, in Tomlinson v. Jessup (15 Wall. 459), he said, "the reservation affects the entire relation between the state and the corporation, and places under legislative control all rights, privileges, and immunities derived by its charter directly from the state;" and again, as late as Railroad Company v.
Σελίδα 516 - A common carrier may, undoubtedly, become a private carrier, or a bailee for hire, when, as a matter of accommodation or special engagement, he undertakes to carry something which It Is not his business to carry.
Σελίδα 519 - If the customer had any real freedom of choice, if he had a reasonable or practicable alternative, and if the employment of the carrier were not a public one, charging him with the duty of accommodating the public in the line of his employment, then, if the customer chose to assume the risk of negligence, it could with more reason be said to be his private affair, and no concern of the public.
Σελίδα 4 - To purchase, hold and use all such real estate and other property as may be necessary for the construction and maintenance of its railroad, and the stations and other accommodations necessary to accomplish the objects of its incorporation; but nothing herein contained shall be held as repealing, or in any way affecting the act entitled " An act authorizing the construction of railroads upon Indian lands,

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