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similarly compare the system in which he is an expert conceived and arranged. The work is published by
with that from wbich it has been mainly derived. He M. Murphy, of Philadelphia.
is heartily welcome to any transportable improve-
ments he may discover. The one return to be asked
of him is that he shall not praise English law for its

CORRESPONDENCE.
defects. He quoted at the Mansion House an Ameri-
can judge's description of the two courses open to dis-

SURETYSHIP. appointed American suitors. They may either appeal the case or go away and swear at the court. With rea

Editor of the Albany Law Journal : sonable professional feeling he seems to regret that his

The death of one of two joint sureties discharges bis countrymen are unlike Englishmen in inclining to the

estate both in law and in equity. Woodv. Fisk, 63 N. second alternative. He is as an American, though not

Y. 245. But to effect tbat result the undertaking must as a lawyer, ungrateful at any rate in seeming to rep

be joint, and not joint and several. Id. The relation robate the American disregard of the liberty of ap

also must be strictly that of a surety. Richardson v. peal. It is devoutly to be wished that English liti- Draper, 87 N. Y. 337. And the rule obtains in case of gants were slower to use it. Redundancy of appeals

direct proceedings by a creditor against the legal repis the disgrace of English law. It would frequently be

resentatives of the deceased surety, but not where the better to go away and swear at the court in modera- action is brought by a co-surety for contribution. tion. Courts however have broader shoulders here

Johnson v. Harvey, 84 N. Y. 363. perhaps that in parts of the United States.

The doctrine of the last cited case would seem to enOf the incorruptibility and impartiality of British

courage circuity of actions, or make it necessary, rather courts there can be no question. The praise is so in

than to discourage the same, which generally is the disputable that the judges can themselves join in it

policy of the law. without cousciousness of an indulgence in vainglory.

In Richardson v. Draper, supra, Earl, J., delivering Care simply for the true decision is an obvious quality

the opinion, makes in passing the following observaof British judges. Sir Hardinge Giffard uttered on

tion: “The reasoning upon which the exemption of Weduesday a hope that no political and constitutional

the deceased surety's estate from liability is founded, changes may be allowed to sully judicial patronage at

though sanctioned by numerous cases, is not very con. its source, without any real fear that the Nation would vincing, and has not always been viewed by judges in any circumstances suffer the intolerable pollution.

and jurists with favor. It is difficult to perceive why The extent to which recent legal reforms have restored

the estate of a surety who was a joint obligor, upon to the Nation possession of its own law, and made law

whose credit and responsibility mainly the obligee a manageable and available instrument of National loaned his money, should be discharged by the death life, is more debatable ground. Lord Justice Lindley of the surety. It would seem that in good conscience does not claim without cause that English jurispru- and sound morals, and upon principles of natural jusdence in the last few years has shaken off a vast load

tice, it should respond and bear the loss, if any, rather of technicalities. It has become more practical and

than the obligee who trusted the surety." heedful of common sense. It employs the learning of

The views of Judge Elliott with respect to the imthe past as a clue to the truth, and does not feel it a

portance of following precedents, as cited in the deep groove from which it may not try to escape. The ALBANY LAW JOURNAL of June 13, 1885, are sensible sole doubt is whether the evident amelioration there and judicious. To determine when to depart from has been of legal processes, and the advance toward a precedent is most difficult. But such power should certainty of the triumph of right in the end, have been

exist. sufficiently matched by an improved prospect of final

June 19, 1885.

J. B. DALEY. and speedy deliverance from the legal labyrinth. Eng. lish law, though much less unintelligible and artificial

COURT OF APPEALS DECISIONS. than formerly, remains for the litigant, as it has been said to be for the practitioner, a jealous mistress, that

HE following decisions were handed down Tues bears no rival. No wise man will go to law now any

day, June 23, 1885: more than of old who is not prepared to make it for an indefinite time his profession. A suit progresses more

Judgment affirmed with, costs-Crosby v. Hotaling; swiftly than in the days of Lord Eldon; it is scarcely

Adamson v. Elwell; Almy v. Thurber; Risley v. Ab. easier for a suitor to be sure wher, if ever, he will be

bey; Langley v. Sixth Avenue Railroad Co.; Pond v.
Starkweather.

costs out of it for good and all. In view of all the unavoid

Order affirmed, with

Woerrishoffer v. North River Construction Co.able complications of modern existence it is unfair

Order of General Term reversed ; that of Special Term that a necessary like litigation should be a resource

affirmed, with costs-Rice v. Barrett.- - Judgment against which prudence warns in the United States

affirmed-People v. Morse alias West. ---Motion for according to the minister, suitors either appeal or

reargument denied, with costs-Jackson v. Andrews. swear at the court. They are not hung up on both

-Motion to amend remittitur denied, with costshorns of the dilemma at the same instant. In England

Carpenter v. New York, Lake Erie & Western R. Co. it is not to be assumed that they abstain always from

-Motion to amend remittitur. Granted, with costs the second form of intemperance because they are ex

to be paid by appellant and without costs of this travagantly addicted to the first.

motion--In re Petitiou of Waring and another.

Motion to amend remittitur. Granted and remitti-
NEJV BOOKS AND NEW EDITIONS.

tur to be amended so as to allow appellants costs of

appeal, together with all necessary disbursements in SHARSWOOD & Budd's LEADING Cases ON REAL

both-In the matter of the final accounting of the exPROPERTY.

ecutors of William Tilden.- Motion to put cause on The second volume of this series is at hand. We can

calendar for day certain. Denied without costs--City do no more than reiterate our opinion expressed on of Brooklyn v. Copeland; Parker v. Supervisors of the publication of the first volume. The editorship Saratoga; Haight v. Same; Powell v. Same.---Motion has been deprived, by death, of the services of the ac- to strike cause from calendar. Granted on payment complished Judge Sharswood, but Mr. Budd shows of taxable costs of appeal and $100 counsel fee-Champgood discrimination in selection, and his notes are well lin v. Stodart.

THE

GENERAL INDEX.

" Vergil

140

Page. CORRESPONDENCE-Continued.

Page
ABSTRACTS OF RECENT DECISIONS (see

answers to an interesting inquiry..

340
Criminal Law, Financial Law; Insurance Law;

answer to a query..

380
Recent American Decisions; Recent English Decisions).

cancellation of notice of pendency.

198
ALBANY LAW SCHOOL, commencement exer-

cheap justice..

199
cises at
459 Code of Civil Procedure, $ 2532.

79
Codification....

100, 338
BAR ASCOCIATION:

Court of Appeals calendar.

157
282
American, essay by Mr. Sterne.,

denials on information and belief..

319
of New York city, report on "plan for improving

Enjoin

181, 220, 240, 279
methods of legislation of this state",
282 gossip from New York

239
of Tennessee, address by James 0. Pierce...... 261 guaranty; attention called to case of; Allen v.
papers on codification before.
381

40

Rundle ...
BATES, MR. CLEMENT,on Text-books... 141

Holl's Memoir of Lieber.

140
BEEKMAN Judge lively scene in Texas court-room 501
BENCH AND BAR Judge Holmes on..

419

inconsistent decisions ; denials on informatlon and
BIGELOW. JOHN, paper on Charles O'Conor by,

belief ......

159
criticism of..

161
interest again

319, 360
BLECKLY, Judge, report on judicial reform before

law reports

359
Georgia Bar Association, by....
221 lis pendens in foreclosure suits.

440
BOOKS, notices of new :

lost wills

440
Abbott's National Digest..

80
mandamus to commissioners of excise.

199
Abbott's New York Digest (annual 1884).

280
“ Morgen

500
American Decisions Digest, vol. 2....

380
potice of pendency

219
Aristotle's Politics

160
oppressive costs - * Vae Victis"

40
Bishop's Directions and forms

420
our London letter

38, 258
Bliss on Sovereignty

259

political contributions from candidates for judge
Bradwell, 15th vol...

220
ship.

120, 159
Buswell on Insanity...
360 preferences in the Court of Appeals...

300
Carey's forms and precedents.
360 protection afforded by consuls..

340
Clark's Man's Birthright.

279
proving wills in testator's life-time

319
Cord's Married Women..

79
relief of the Court of Appeals

..219, 240, 338
Dunning's Reports..

460
simple words the best

r 79
Estee's Pleadings..

420
suretyship

520
Farmer's History of Detroit and Michigan

360 COURT OF APPEALS, suggestion of double
Gilbert's Railroads and the Courts.

460
court for relief of..

241
Hall's Mexican Law...

180
COURTS, reversing themselves..

361
Hare's Illustrations in Advocacy.
199 not paying attention to codification..

361
Hoyt's Studies in Civil Service...
279 CRIME, diminition of, in England..

202
Kneeland, Attachment

199

(See Current Topics. )
Lawson's Presumptive Evidence.

420 CRIMINAL LAW, abstracts. 19, 78, 238, 256, 278, 358,
Murfree's Official Bonds.
360

438, 458, 499
Paine's Banking Laws.

380 CURRENT TOPICS:
Rapalje on Contempts.

120

act prohibiting cigar-making in tenement-houses de-
Reed, Statute of Frauds.

285
clared unconstitutional

82
Sawyer's Reports, vol. 9..

180

agnosticism ; increase of, necessitates modification
Sharswood and Budds leading case on Real Property 520 of laws concerning judicial oaths

301
Smith Leading Cases....

199

aldermen; enjoining and release of, for political
Snell, Principles of Equity.

199
purposes... ...

21
Stanton, Woman Question in Europe..

40
Stevens, Manual Court of Appeals.

American decisions; importance of, to coming

lawyer
Taussig, History of Tariff..

182
280

Anthony, Judge Elliott, interesting articles on
Tucker, Monroe Doctrine.

199
"Courts of England"

421
Waples, Attachment and Garnishment...

180
BRADLEY, justice on Virginia tax-coupon cases.. 341

appeals from petty orders in First Department, N.
letter on..

62
BRAMWELL, Lord, on contract between Shylock
and Antonio

Arnold, late Isaac N., portrait of..

321
421
BUDDENSIEK, convicted for putting up paper

Arthur, ex-president, resuming old law practice ;
London Law Times on.

422
houses

501

assassination ; never justifiable in national differ-
BUTLER, General, treatment of witness by
382

101
banking; failure of, Cisco and Son.

101
CLEVELAND a lawyer as president.

281 Bar association; Georgia on Judicial Reform, por
CODE review of, by Arthur G. Sedgwick..

302
Judge Bleckly

221
CODIFICATION, London Law Times on.

241
of Ohio on the subject of Codification..

61
short plea for a code...

364

of New York city; printing of absurd social
full reprint of Field's Civil Code in supplement of

theories against Codification by..

21
N. Y. mail and express..

122

of New York State ; meeting of, notice of trans-
See Current Topics.

actions
COLERIDGE, L. C. J., opinion of in "Mignonette" beard ; wearing of false, no more disorderly than
case ..

36
Mother Hubbard gown.

41
reminiscences of late Earl Cairns, by.

341 Cairns, the late Earl ; reminiscences of, by Lord
COOLEY, Judge, defeat of, no argument against pop-

Coleridge..

341
ular election of judges

462 "catch-lines:" proper office of, as distinguished
CORLISS, GUY C. H., on Inter-State Extradition.4, 24 from head-noto

202
on delivery not always essential to a gift 426, 445 census; decennial State, proposed reform in taking
CORRESPONDENCE:

82
a correction

279 Chicago Law Institute; catalogue of, library of 162
a correction; judicial salaries...

300 cigar-making in tenement-houses ; act prohibiting,
a reason for inconsistent decisions

500

declared unconstitutional
a surrebuttor..

399 Civil Code, and revision of Statutes ; names of
agister's warranty of wholesomeness of pasturage. 259

committee on

102
an interesting inquiry; computing Interest on note. 300 remarks of Columbia Jurist on

261
Vol. 31.

ences

of ......

of ...:

on

221

CURRENT TOPICS-Continued.
Page. CURRENT TOPICS-Continued.

Page.
Civil Service Reform ; enactment of Virginia Legis-

"French law of marriage," London Law Times on,
lature.

122
Mr. Kelly's ..

382
Code of Procedure in New York; disgrace to Legis-

Hamilton, Alexander, value of his ideas on inance,
lature and no reason against Codification..

81

new edition of works of....
Code, the, comments of Evening Post and Nation

hanging, pleasant mode of execution, Dr. Hammond
on

302

on.
support of in the Legislature...

302 head.notes, judges should not make, Virginia Law
codification as enabling a single judge to write opin-

Journal on

21
ions.

481 Hill Governor, message upon reform of Legislative
correspondent's objection to Mr. Fowler's use of

methods
words in discussion of.

62 “history of the people of the United States," Mc-
comments on, by Hon. Charles Reemelin.

201

Master's
-- general government should codify State insti.

husband and wife, valid copartnership of, with re-
tutions; Hon. Charles Reemelin on...

201

gard to wife's separate estate
complications eased by....

81 imprisonment for debt, Mr. Titus' bill for abolition
vide French Code
81

341
defeat of Civil Code in legislature..

381 injunction; against receiving letters; against slander, 3
disposition of the code by Legislature

321

refraining mayor from filling certain municipal
formulating the law after manner of text-books;

offices....

141
Cincinnati Law Bulletin on...

141 injury, company not responsible for fireman injured
Governor Hoadley on

141
"bucking snow".

481
growing opinion in favor of ; London Law Times

insanity, bill to amend code in relation to plea of... 201
on...

241

Insurance, American life, a fraud, Central Law
in Ohio, Weekly Law Bulletin on.

61
Journal on..

401
--, attitude of Evening Post in regard to..
61 international law, importance of

1
Judge Sneed on.

381 "iteration in law,” David Dudley Field and ex-Judge
“Lawyers and Field Code, the;" Nation's editorial

Dillon on

382
361

-; remedy in hands of legislaturel....
N. Y. Bar Association; printing absurd social

Jones, Miss Becky, imprisonment for contempt 102
theories against ; leads to lynch law, etc

21
objections to Mr. Cowen's essay against..

judicial legislation, actual, conflicting with pretense
329
of 'stare decisis

281
one live reason against..
361 judicial prolixity, proverbial..

21
papers on, before Tennessee Bar Association 381 judicial reform, Judge Bleckley on.....
President Dwight on the field and Throop Codes., 481 Judges, differently

treated in different communities,
simplifying international law.

Judge Cooley and ex-Judge Erskine on....

402
subject of general referred to special committee of

English, delivering opinions seriatim, Central Law
Assembly ; general, recommended by Gov-

Journal on....

121
ernor of Ohio and Kansas..

81
"long-winded from fault of our system..

42
testimony as to practical working more valuable

political struggle championed by

21
than theories...

322
riding to court on horseback.

441
two pamphlets against

.342, 361

should not make head notes, Va. L. J. on... 21
Coleridge, contribution of bust of poet by Ameri-

-, always for amplification instead of bare point
cans to Westminster Abbey

jury, Judge Van Brunt surprised at verdict of.... 381
common law uncertain as to what constitutes lar-

punishment of, juror in short case by Judge Van
ceny...

421
Brunt

401, 461
common words and phrases..

204

system, proposed to be adopted in criminal and
Congo Free State question; contrary to policy of this

political cases in Norway.

221
country to interfere...

42 justice of the peace, not disqualified on arriving at
contract; employment of actress ; power to dis-
charge for incompetency

4 labor and capital, relations of, to law, Judge Cooley
Cooley, Judge ; recent defeat of, in popular elec-

1
tion

321 language, ambiguous use of arising from punctua-
on relations of labor and capital to law...

1

tion
copartnership; wife may perform labor and ser-

larceny, common law uncertain as to what consti-
vices upon sole and separate account.

2

tutes, St. James Gazette on.
correspondence ; sample of letters received by an

Latin and French terms, senseless use, of in law.... 41
editor..

162 law, enforcement of dead-letter, case of Buddensiek, 501
"costs," plain English enough for lawyers...

41
compelled to stoop to contemptible questions..

263
Court of Appeals' calendar ; importance of; relief

brutal enforcement of, whipping

501
of; expedients suggested...

142, 181, 281, 321 constitutional question in case of appointment of
courts of England ; articles by Judge Elliott An-

General Lawton...
thony

421

existence of lessons "Emotional Insanity'
courts ; propriety of ; law journals criticising decis-

laws of 1879, omission of chapter 489 in seventh
ions of.

221
edition of statute ...

501
"lively times in Texas

501 Law Journal (Albany), subscribers' reason for discon.
State and Federal ; latter not successful in persuad-

tinuance of,...
ing former

81 law journals, important changes in, during past
trivial fault-finding with

381
year....

82
crime; decrease of, in Great Britain not due to exe-

"lawless court,"the, account of, by Mr. Ernest J.
cutions

221

Miller.
criminal law (favorable results, produced by, Eng-

law and order, association for enforcement of Sun-
lish administration of).

202

day..
criminals, treatment of, Prof. Van Buren Denslow

la of the Legislature and of the courts
OD....

121 Law Quarterly Review, London, notice of opening
cross-examination, privilege of, seldom abused. 102

number .

81
current topics, London contemporaries hard pressed

law, relations of labor and capital to, Judge Cooley
forl....

62
Dakota plan, the," W. H. Lyon on..
402 lawyer, a (as president).

281
damages for injuries caused by matting across side-

491

lawyers given "fits" by Chief Justice of Ontario..
walk, Canada Legal News on

legal compilation's, importance and value of Amer-
Davis, Judge, Central L. J., mistaken in regard to

ican Decisions, and Myer's Federal Decisions..
action of toward Mr. Field in Tweed case..

62 Legislative acts, necessity of employing trained
delays of the law, Century magazine on....

461

class in drafting...
criticism of Judge Learned's article on same title,

letters, injunction restraining publication of Lord
by Judex"

481

Lytton's.
developinent of jurisprudence, Judge Elliott on.... 482 libel, imprisonment of) Edmund Yates for news-
dynamite outrages in London; assassination never

paper.
justifiable in national differences...

101 Lieber, Franz, paper on, by Mr. F W. Holls..
"emotional insanity" largely controlled by existence

Livingston, Chancellor, appropriation twice vetoed
of the law, Mr. Austin Abbott on.

2

to purchase Palmer's statute of....
"enjoin,"ambiguous use of, Mr. Tucker on.

“London Stone,” essay on, by Mr. Ernest J, Miller,
• 'enjoined," Mr. Gilbert M. Tucker, on legal perver-

Lotinga Case, reference to, by Spectator and Solici-
sion of ineaning of .....:

181

tor's Journal..
equity jurisprudence, John Norton Pomeroy's work

on...

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madness and crime, Mr. Austin Abbott on..
on.

261 marriage, cermouy not essential to in New York
Evening Post, attitude of, in regard to codification.. 61 State, between 1691 and 1830, Minister Phelps on... 482
excise law, enforcement of...

501 master and servant, railroad company liable to its
Folger, Judge, infamous attack on by Swinton's

engineers for Injuries incurred by negligence of its

61
401
paper" "

conductors ....
Folger's, late secretary, legal scrap-book, presenta-

medical expert testimony, Dr. Frank H. Hamilton

241
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CURRENT TOPICS-Continued.

Page.
midship-wite the, and “ruler of queen's navee 421
Miller, Ernest J., essay by

22
miscoustruction of statutes.

41
moral evil, its sources and remedies, D. G. Thoinp-

302
mormonism, independent on, Tennessee statute pro-
hibiting...

502
New York State Bar Association, notice of annual

meeting of....
Nicaragua treaty, assertion of rights of U.S. in conti-

nental questions..
oaths, bill to allow infidels, atheists,” etc., to
testify in court, Central, L. J. on.

301
O'Cooor, late Charles, notice of memorial of

101
portrait of and paper on in Century maga-
zine

161
Phelps, minister, “ovation ”to, in House of Lords 482
Phelps Mr.,appointment of, as Minister to England,
agreeable to legal profession,

262
Phillimore, Sir Robert, London Law Journal on death
of

162
plan for improving methods of legislation of New

York State, report of N. Y. Bar Association on 282
playing ball on....:
politics, office-holder may actively participate in....

122
priestly law-making, Judge Elliot on..

462
publication of criminal news, imposition of ine.... 502
punctuation, ambiguity in language cause of... 41
punishment of juror Munsell by Judge Van Brunt.. 461
relief of Court of Appeals, suggestion of double
court..

241
Relwof, misleading noms de plume...
Rodgers, Mr. Arthur, good advice to graduating law-
students

462
salaries of the bench, Mr. Jones on
Session laws,1777 to 1801, inclusive, bill for republica-
tion of

281
Shylock and Antonio, contract between contra bonos
mores, Lord Bramwell on

421
State Bar Association, noteworthy remarks before,
by Mr. Elliott F. Shepard

81
statutes, possible misconstruction of..

41
statute, omission of chapter 489, Laws of 1879. 501
Story's Equity Jurisprudence, mangling of in English
edition

121
Sullivan and Ryan and Mignonette case, comparison
of English and American humanity..

82
Sunday, closing saloons on....

501
Supreme Court commissioners, retirement of India

461
Supreme Court, summary statement of business of
for October term, 1884..

442
tardiness of justice, the," Judge W. L. Learned

422
tax-coupon cases, decision of U. S. Sup. Ct. in VIr-
ginia

341
"Texas Court Reporter,” new legal periodical. 441
text-books, law and points not always gained from. 162
text-books, Mr. Clement Bates on

141
The Jealous Mistress," address by James O. Pierce
before Tennessee Bar Association..

261
titles, Virginia Law Journal on shortening forms of. 201
". Traffic in Litigation,” Central Law Journal on .. 301

vacation," disagreement ol judges as to meaning
of

441
Waite, Chief Justice; indecent speculations upon
his possible death

22
Webster, Daniel ; portrait and notice of, in Century
Magazine..

161
Wharton, Dr. Francis; appointment of, as legal ad-
visor to State Department

242
Wharton, Dr.; wisdom of State Department in se-
lection of, so learned a jurist...

461
whipping ; brutal enforcement of law in Maryland. 501
wills, construing of ..

361
witness; treatment of, by General Butler..
words and phrases, pass upon

302
Yacht Mignonette, reference of Central Law
Journal to.....

62

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FIELD, David Dudley, on Iteration in Law

382
verses to by F. J. Parmenter

160
FINANCE. Alexander Hamilton's theories of

242
FINANCIAL LAW.......19, 35, 60, 78, 218, 379, 359, 517
FRAUDS, Reed on the Statute of'.

285
FREEDMAN, Judge, adjudges ex-Mayor Edson

guilty of contempt....
graveyard, Guiteau, a.

401
Grinnell, N. Morton, on the new divorce law in

France
HAMILTON, Dr. Frank H., on medical expert testi-
mony

241
Alex, theories of finances.

242
HAMMOND, Dr., on hanging, a pleasant mode of
execution..

421
HAWKINS, Eugene D., on attorney's liens upon the
cause of action.

304
HAYES, J. Noble, on Senator Titus' non-imprisonment
bill

346
HEAD-NOTES, distinction between “catch-lines"
and.

202
HOADLEY Governor, on codification.

141
HOLLS F W., paper on Franz Lieber by..

101
HOLMES, Judge Oliver Wendell, on the Bench and
Bar

419
HOPKINS, J. H., on the code or chaos.....

283
INDIANA, retirement of Supreme Court commission 461
INSURANCE law..

59, 257, 359
IOWA (see Recent American Decisions).
JAPANESE law; points on by Gustav Kobbe. 438
'JUDEX"on the delay of the law.

481
JUDGES; assignment of opinions to a single judge... 481

defeat of Judge Cooley; no argument against
popular election of...

462
law ; London Law Times on.

281
list of salaries of..

239
popular ction of ; defeat of Judge Cooley.

321
salaries of ; Mr. Jones on...
newspaper attacks not confined to living..

401
JUSTICE ; delays in administration of ; Judge W. L.
Learned on.

422
KOBBE, Gustav, New York letter by

239
points Japanese law

438
LAW, a ' jealous 'mistress," address by James 0.
Pierce, before Tennessee Bar Association...

261
LAW JOURNALS, propriety of, criticising decis-
ions of courts, by...

221
LAWSON, John D., on rules as to the privlleges of
witnesses

144, 183, 244, 264, 323, 344, 383, 403
LAW-SUIT, a feudal...

305
LAWS, Session, 1777 to 1801 inclusive, bill for publica-
tion of..

281
LAWTON, General, constitutional question in case
of appointment of..

362
LAWYERS in President's Cabinet.

281
should draw their own conveyances..

441
some facts about their tools.....

84, 164
LEADING ARTICLES:
a feudal law-suit..

305
a short plea for a code..

364
attorney's liens upon the cause of action, Eugene
D. Hawkinson.

304
code or chaos, the, J.H. Hopkins on..

283
common words and phrases..

104, 204, 424
contract J. B. Daly on married woman's liability on, 187
delays of the law...

483
delivery not always essential to a gift, Guy C. A.
Corliss on

426, 445
divorce, the new law in France, M. Morton Grinneli

on.
extradition, Ham v. State, 4 Tex. App. 645; Samuel
T. Spear on.

166
extradition --, the case of Norton, Samuel T.
Spear on..

66
Husband and wife, household agency of, David
Stewart on...

206
important instructions in relation to citizenship,

domicile and marriage, correspondence between
Dr Wharton and attorney-general .

465
Inter-State Extradition, Guy C. H. Corliss on.... 4, 24
jurisdiction of courts of equity of wills, Augustus A.
Levey on....

225
jury reform, Henry T. Terry on.

246
lost wills, Charles Z. Lincoln on

365, 385
marriage, Guy C. H. Corliss on presumption of 106
presumption of, Guy C. H, Corliss on

127
married woman's liability on contract, J. B. Daley

187
may a husband sue his wife for salary? John Brooks
Leavitt on ...

64
my first case, a sketch at the Mansion House.
old cases revived, the trial of Lords Warwick and
Mohun for murder of Captain Coote.

125
presumption of marriage, Guy C. H. Corliss on pl. II,

106, 127
Reed on the statute of frauds

285

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DALY, J. B. on married woman's liability on contract 187
DEBT, Mr. Titus bill for abolition of, imprisonment

341
DENSLOW, Prof. Van Buren on treatment of crim-
inals

121
DILLON, ex-Judge, on Iteration in Law"

382
DWIGHT, President, on the field and Throop Codes 481
ELLIOTT, Judge, address on Development of Juris-
prudence

462
ENGLAND. (See Recent English Decision.)
EQUITY JURISPRUDENCE, mangling of, in
English edition.......

121
ERRATA, "Instructions as to Domicil”

500
ERSKINE, ex-Judge, unprecedented bonor to

402
EXTRADITION; interstate, Guy C. H. Corliss on,
part II.....

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rules as to the privileges of witnesses, John D. Law- RECENT AMERICAN DECISIONS.
son on...
144, 183, 244, 264, 323, 344, 383, 403 Illinois Supreme Court.....

414
Senator Titus' non-imprisonnent bill, 'J. Noble .Iowa Supreme Court..

18, 253, 294, 417
Hayes on
346 Kansas Supreme Court.

234, 300, 377
signing a note or deed, Darwinically considered, John

Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
B. Wood on ...

.97, 138, 178, 255, 413
205
Maryland Court of Appeals.

98, 236, 133, 497, 516
some more facts about lawyers' tools..

.84, 164 Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court... 31, 296, 435
The English Solicitor, A, B. M. on.

224

Michigan Supreme Court..
the household agency of wife for husband, David

33, 356, 478

Minnesota Supreme Court., 118, 139, 318, 335, 367
Stewart on

206
Missouri Supreme Court..

137, 217, 254
trial by jury as it is and should be

504

Nebraska Supreme Court.
Virginia coupon question, Samuel T. Spear on..

31, 99, 378
486

New Jersey Court of Chancery...
void grants of land held adversely, Ed. J. Maxwell on 325

177, 476, 498

New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeal.
LEAVITT, John Brooks, on husband and wife ... 64

New Jersey Supreme Court

32, 294, 475
LEGISLATURES and the Dakota plan”.

402

New York Court of Appeals., 13, 57, 75, 94, 116, 134, 155
LEARNED, Judge W.L. on the tardiness of justice

176, 194, 212, 232, 251, 273, 290, 316, 373, 410, 455, 513
LINCOLN, Charles Z., on lost wills..

.365, 385
LITIGATION, traffic in, Central Law Journal on

New York Court of Appeals decisions ...80, 100120, 140
301

200, 220, 240, 260, 280, 320, 340, 360, 380, 400, 460, 480, 500, 520
LONDON letter, our ..
38, 179 Ohio Supreme Court..

.197, 478
LORD LYTTON'S letters, injunction restraining

Ohio Supreme Court commission..
publication of

218, 378
101

Oregon Supreme Court...
LYON, W. H., on "the Dakota plan”.

402

Pennsylvania Supreme Court.... 17, 34, 178, 298, 398, 457
Rhode Island Supreme Court..

Texas Commission Appeals.
MANSION HOUSE, sketch at.

Texas Supreme Court.
"MARRIAGE, French law of,” Mr. Kelly's.

362 United States Circuit Court. 14, 96, 117, 136. 215, 292, 333
MAXWELL, Ed. J., on void grants of land held ad-

397, 515
versely

United States District Court.. 96, 117, 136, 215, 22, 515
MC MASTER'S history of the people of the United

United States Supreme Court... 75, 95, 135, 156, 196, 214
States.

482

275, 317, 332, 355, 375, 396, 494
"MIGNONETTE" case, Lord, Chief Justice Coler-

Vermont Supreme Court....

58
idge's opinion in.

Wisconsin Supreme Court.. 235, 274, 318, 336, 418

RECENT ENGLISH DECISIONS... 19, 437, 519
NEW YORK letter, our

78, 4:38 REVISION OF STATUTES AND CIVIL CODE
NEW YORK STATE Bar Association; notifica
tion of meeting...

40
NOMS DE PLUME, misleading, Relwof.

282

SEDGWICK, Arthur G., review of Code by.. 302
NORTON case of ; Samuel T. Spear on.

66

SHEPARD, Elliott S., noteworthy remarks by, before
NORWAY, jury-system proposed to be adopted in.. 221

State Bar Association..

81
NOTES. American Law Review ; leading articles of

SOLICITOR, the English, A. B. M. on.

224
current number..

100
SPEAR Samuel T. on Extradition..

66, 166
Arizona ; methods of courts of..

40
on the Virginia coupon question..

486
Ex-Judge Dillon's address at Saratoga..

400

"STARE DECISIS," conflict between pretense of
important decision concerning innkeepers.

380
and actuality of judicial legislation

281
Judge Van Brunt, denouncement of by J. A.

STERNE, Mr., essay before American Bar Association 282
Beecher

500

STEWART, David, on household agency of hus-
law journal, two new ones

band and wife....
200

208
anecdote by Judge Wallace of Cal.

200
legal information and grammar of N. Y. Tribune.... 440 TERRY, Henry T., on jury reform ..

246
Hon. Amasa J. Parker, Albany Argus on...

260

THOMPSON, 'D, G., on moral evil, its sources and
Paxson, J., commencement of opinion by, in case of

remedies..

302
Packer y. Noble....

60 TRIAL OF LORD'S, Warwick and Mohun for mur.
Phelps, Edward J, minister to England ; London der of Captain Coote.

125
Law Journal on.

340
punishment for smiling in church

420

VAN BRUNT, Judge, surprise of, at verdict of
receptions to Mr. Evarts and David Dudley Field in

jury.

381
New York...

160
punishment of juror by..

401
resignation of Mr. Skinker, reporter of Missouri Su- VIRGINIA COUPON CASE..

429
preme Court..

100
NOTES AND DEEDS signing of, Darwinically

WALLACE, Ex-Chief Justice, on working of codein
considered ..

205
California

202
opinions, English judges delivering seriatim, Cen-

WHARTON, Francis, on important instructions in
tral Law Journal on.

121

relation to citizenship, domicile and marriage.
WHITEHOUSE, S. Stewart, on trial by jury as it is
and as it should be....

504
PARMENTER, F. J., verges by, on David Dudley

WITNESSES, rules as to the privileges of, John D.
Field.....

160

Lawson on........
PARKER Hon. Amaga J., Albany Argus on

144, 183, 244, 264, 323, 344, 383, 403

260 WOOD, James, on agister's warranty of wholesome-
PERIODICALS, new, Texas Court Reporter

ness of pasturage..
PHELPS, Minister, first after-dinner speech in Eng- WOOD, John B., on signing notes or deeds, Darwinci-
land
518 ally considered..

205
POMEROY, John Norton, death of; work on equity
jurisprudence

261 YATES, Edmund, imprisonment of, for society libel, 102

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