Pittsburgh Legal Journal, Volumen36

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Allegheny County Bar Association, 1889
 

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Página 381 - All taxes shall be uniform, upon the same class of subjects, within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general laws; but the General Assembly may, by general laws, exempt from taxation public property used for public purposes, actual places of religious worship, places of burial not used or held for private or corporate profit, and institutions of purely public charity.
Página 18 - That all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain Inherent and Indefeasible rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, and of acquiring, possessing, and protecting property and reputation, and of pursuing their own happiness.
Página 49 - A married woman shall be capable of entering into and rendering herself liable in respect of and to the extent of her separate property on any contract, and of suing and being sued, either in contract or in tort, or otherwise, in all respects as if she were a feme sole, and her husband need not be joined with her as plaintiff or defendant, or be made a party to any action or other legal proceeding brought by or taken against her...
Página 150 - ... the duty of the court to take the case from the jury.
Página 137 - This cause came on to be heard [or to be further heard, as the case may be] at this term, and was argued by counsel ; and thereupon, upon consideration thereof, it was ordered, adjudged, and decreed as follows, viz.:" [Here insert the decree or order.] GUARDIANS AND PROCHEIN AMIS.
Página 194 - There is no power, the exercise of which is more delicate, which requires greater caution, deliberation' and sound discretion, or is more dangerous in a doubtful case, than the issuing an injunction.
Página 212 - A gift is more than a purpose to give, however clear and well settled the purpose may be. It is a purpose executed. It may be defined as the voluntary transfer of a chattel completed by the delivery of possession. It is the fact of delivery that converts the unexecuted and revocable purpose into an executed, and therefore irrevocable contract.
Página 18 - liberty ' as used in the Constitution is not dwarfed into mere freedom from physical restraint of the person of the citizen as by incarceration, but is deemed to embrace the right of man to be free in the enjoyment of the faculties with which he has been endowed by his Creator, subject only to such restraints as are necessary for the common welfare.
Página 37 - The General Assembly shall have the power to alter, revoke or annul any charter of incorporation now existing and revokable at the adoption of this Constitution, or any that may hereafter be created, whenever, in their opinion, it may be injurious to the citizens of this State, in such manner, however, that no injustice shall be done to the corporators.
Página 38 - The General Assembly shall not remit the forfeiture of the charter of any corporation now existing, or alter or amend the same, or pass any other general or special law for the benefit of such corporation, except upon the condition that such corporation shall thereafter hold its charter subject to the provisions of this Constitution.

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