Weekly Notes of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the County Courts of Philadelphia, and the United States District and Circuit Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Volumen28

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Kay & Brother, 1891
 

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Página 264 - ... to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing, or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Página 264 - ... the jurors ought to be told in all cases that every man is to be presumed to be sane, and to possess a sufficient degree of reason to be responsible for his crimes, until the contrary be proved to their satisfaction...
Página 443 - ... nor shall any such company or agent thereof make any contract of insurance or agreement as to such contract other than as plainly expressed in the policy issued thereon...
Página 204 - It is furthermore hereby expressly provided and mutually agreed that no suit or action against this company for the recovery of any claim by virtue of this policy shall be sustainable in any court of law or chancery until after an award shall have been obtained, fixing the amount of such claim, in the manner above provided...
Página 423 - It is settled law that a creditor has an insurable interest in the life of his debtor...
Página 141 - Where parties, without any fraud or mistake, have deliberately put their engagements in writing, the law declares the writing to be not only the best but the only, evidence of their agreement; and we are not disposed to relax the rule.
Página 112 - Assembly from taking the property and franchises of incorporated companies, and subjecting them to public use, the same as the property of individuals; and the exercise of the police power of the State shall never be abridged or so construed as to permit corporations to conduct their business in such manner as to infringe the equal rights of individuals or the general well-being of the State.
Página 332 - The decree is affirmed, and the appeal dismissed, at the costs of the appellant.
Página 254 - Constitution or by law to appoint; he shall have power to fill all vacancies that may happen, In offices to which he may appoint, during the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions which shall expire at the end of their next session...
Página 443 - 08 p.183. to the effect that " no life insurance company doing business in this state shall make or permit any distinction or discrimination in favor of individuals between insurants of the same class and equal expectation of life in the amount or payment of premiums...

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