Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana, Том 9

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Страница 617 - the rule of law is clear, that, where one, by his words or conduct, wilfully causes another to believe in the existence of a certain state of things, and induces him to act on that belief, so as to alter his own previous position, the former is concluded from averring against the latter, a different state of things, as existing at the same time.
Страница 317 - We know of no case in which a legislative act to transfer the property of A to B, without his consent, has ever been held a constitutional exercise of legislative power in any State in the Union. On the contrary, it has been constantly resisted, as inconsistent with just principles, by every judicial tribunal in which it has been attempted to be, enforced.
Страница 154 - It is an established rule in the exposition of statutes, that the intention of the lawgiver is to be deduced from a view of the whole and of every part of a statute, taken and compared together.
Страница 248 - We discover nothing to impeach the bona fides of the transaction, by which the property became vested in the railroad company. Thus far we have considered the case without reference to the provisions of the Louisiana Code, upon which the appellant relies. Art. 2823 of the Code is as follows: "The partnership property is liable to the creditors of the partnership in preference to those of the individual partner.
Страница 263 - the test is' adds Chief Justice Beasley in Crater v. Binninger, 33 NJ Law (4 Vroom) 513, 518, 'that those results are proximate which the wrongdoer from his position must have contemplated as the probable consequence of his fraud or breach...
Страница 607 - Every law enacted by the Legislature shall embrace but one object, and that shall be expressed in the title...
Страница 431 - All property subject to taxation shall be taxed according to its value, that value to be ascertained in such manner as the General Assembly shall direct, making the same equal and uniform throughout the State. No one species of property from which a tax may be collected shall be taxed higher than another species of property of equal value...
Страница 155 - Taxation shall be equal and uniform throughout the state. All property in this state shall be taxed in proportion to its value, to be ascertained as directed by law ; but assessors and collectors of town, county, and state taxes shall be elected by the qualified electors of the district, county, or town in which the property taxed for state, county, or town purposes is situated.
Страница 319 - The title of an Act often afforded no clue to its contents. Important general principles were found placed in Acts, private or local in their operation; provisions concerning matters of practice or judicial proceedings were sometimes included in the same statute with matters entirely foreign to them, the result of which was that on many important subjects the statute law had become almost unintelligible, as they whose duty it has been to examine or act under it can well testify. To prevent any further...
Страница 261 - Every person is responsible for the damage he occasions not merely by his act, but by his negligence, his imprudence, or his want of skill.

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