American law reports annotated, Volumen2

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Página 215 - Every person negotiating an instrument by delivery or by a qualified indorsement, warrants, — 1. That the instrument is genuine and in all respects what it purports to be; 2. That he has a good title to it; 3. That all prior parties had capacity to contract; 4. That he has no knowledge of any fact which would impair the validity of the instrument or render it valueless.
Página 137 - Authorizes the sale of collateral securities in case the instrument be not paid at maturity; or 2. Authorizes a confession of judgment if the instrument be not paid at maturity ; or 3. Waives the benefit of any law intended for the advantage or protection of the obligor ; or 4. Gives the holder an election to require something to be done in lieu of payment of money. But nothing in this section shall validate any provision or stipulation otherwise illegal.
Página 473 - Property shall be assessed for taxes under general laws, and by uniform rules, according to its true value.
Página 308 - Dr. Miles Medical Co. v. John D. Park & Sons Co. 220 US 373, 402, 55 L.
Página 227 - When the contempt is not committed within the immediate view and presence of the court, or judge at chambers, an affidavit shall be presented to the court or judge, of the facts constituting the contempt or a statement of the facts by the referees or arbitrators, or other judicial officer.
Página 66 - ... to any death or disability which may have been caused wholly or in part by bodily infirmities or disease existing prior or subsequent to the date of the certificate, . . . nor to any case except where the injury is the proximate or sole cause of the disability or death.
Página 648 - If the part to be performed by one party consists of several distinct and separate items, and the price to be paid by the other Is apportioned to each Item to be performed, or is left to be implied by law, such a contract will generally be held to be eeverable.
Página 467 - The rule of taxation shall be uniform, and taxes shall be levied upon such property as the legislature shall prescribe.
Página 137 - Must be payable to order or to bearer; and, 5. Where the instrument is addressed to a drawee, he must be named or otherwise indicated therein with reasonable certainty.
Página 617 - In our judgment, the exaction from the owner of private property of the cost of a public improvement in substantial excess of the special benefits accruing to him is, to the extent of such excess, a taking, under the guise of taxation, of private property for public use without compensation.

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