Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Appeals of the State of New York, Volume 153
New York (State). Court of Appeals, George Franklin Comstock, Henry Rogers Selden, Francis Kernan, Hiram Edward Sickels
Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, 1897
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Page 196 - To justify the State in thus interposing its authority in behalf of the public, it must appear, first, that the interests of the public generally, as distinguished from those of a particular class, require such interference; and, second, that the means are reasonably necessary for the accomplishment of the purpose, and not unduly oppressive upon individuals.
Page 481 - no suit, either at law or in equity, shall be maintainable in any court between an assignee in bankruptcy and a person claiming an adverse interest, touching any property or rights of property transferable to or vested in jjuch assignee, unless brought within two years from the time when the cause of action accrued for or against such assignee.
Page 35 - After hearing the appeal, the court must give judgment, without regard to technical errors or defects or to exceptions which do not affect the substantial rights of the parties.
Page 464 - States shall be entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of the accommodations, advantages, facilities, and privileges of inns, public conveyances on land or water, theaters, and other places of public amusement; subject only to the conditions and limitations established by law, and applicable alike to citizens of every race and color, regardless of any previous condition of servitude.
Page 595 - The connection of the individuals in the unlawful enterprise being thus shown, every act and declaration of each member of the confederacy in pursuance of the original concerted plan and with reference to the common object is, in contemplation of law, the act and declaration of them all, and is therefore original evidence against each of them.
Page 129 - Upon the trial of an action, or the hearing upon the merits of a special proceeding, a party or a person interested in the event, or a person from, through or under whom such a party or Interested person derives his interest or title, by assignment or otherwise, shall not be examined as a witness, in his own behalf or interest, or in behalf of the party succeeding to his title or interest...
Page 547 - But no law shall authorize the construction or operation of a street railroad except upon the condition that the consent of the owners of onehalf in value of the property bounded on, and the consent also of the local authorities having the control of that portion of a street or highway upon which it is proposed to construct or operate such railroad be first obtained...
Page 227 - When the transfer is by will or by the intestate laws of this State, from any person dying, seized or possessed of the property while a resident of the State. 2. When the transfer is by will or intestate laws of property within the State and the decedent was a non-resident of the State at the time of his death.
Page 193 - The trial by jury in all cases in which it has been heretofore used shall remain inviolate forever; but a jury trial may be waived by the parties in all civil cases in the manner to be prescribed by law.
Page 418 - ... therein, as to show an intention not to make such provision; and no other evidence to rebut the presumption of such revocation, shall be received. § 36. Will of unmarried woman. A will executed by an unmarried woman, shall be deemed revoked by her subsequent marriage.