Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Appeals of the State of New York, Τόμος 24
New York (State). Court of Appeals, George Franklin Comstock, Henry Rogers Selden, Francis Kernan, Erasmus Peshine Smith, Joel Tiffany, Edward Jordan Dimock, Samuel Hand, Hiram Edward Sickels, Louis J. Rezzemini, Edmund Hamilton Smith, Edwin Augustus Bedell, Alvah S. Newcomb, James Newton Fiero
Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, 1870
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Σελίδα 387 - That the records and judicial proceedings of the courts of any state, shall be proved or admitted in any other court within the United States, by the attestation of the clerk, and the seal of the court annexed, if there be a seal, together with a certificate of the judge, chief justice, or presiding magistrate, as the case may be, that the said attestation is in due form.
Σελίδα 475 - As men, whose intentions require no concealment, generally employ the words which most directly and aptly express the ideas they intend to convey, the enlightened patriots who framed our constitution, and the people who adopted it, must be understood to have employed words in their natural sense, and to have intended what they have said.
Σελίδα 171 - that where one person makes a promise to another for the benefit of a third person, that third person may maintain an action upon it.
Σελίδα 231 - The general rule, resulting from considerations as well of justice as of policy, is, that he who engages in the employment of another for the performance of specified duties and services, for compensation, takes upon himself the natural and ordinary risks and perils incident to the performance of such services, and in legal presumption, the compensation is adjusted accordingly.
Σελίδα 46 - The judgment of the Appellate Division should be reversed, and that of the Special Term affirmed, with costs in this court and in the Appellate Division.
Σελίδα 45 - The relief granted to the plaintiff, if there be no answer, cannot exceed that which he shall have demanded in his complaint; but in any other case, the court may grant him any relief consistent with the case made by the complaint and embraced within the issue.
Σελίδα 77 - Federal courts, no person shall be compelled in a criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor deprived of his liberty, without due process of law.
Σελίδα 466 - ... the jury may give such damages as they shall deem a fair and just compensation, with reference to the pecuniary injuries resulting from such death, to the wife and next of kin of such deceased person...
Σελίδα 300 - Each of said notes shall be payable, in part or in whole, at any time when the directors shall deem the same requisite for the payment of losses by fire or inland navigation, and such incidental expenses as may be necessary for transacting the business of said company.
Σελίδα 16 - Future estates are either vested or contingent: They are vested when there is a person in being who would have an immediate right to the possession of the lands, upon the ceasing of the intermediate or precedent estate. They are contingent whilst the person to whom, or the event upon which they are limited to take effect remains uncertain.