Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 173
Michigan. Supreme Court, George C. Gibbs, Randolph Manning, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, William Jennison, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Dudley Fuller, Hovey K. Clarke, John Adams Brooks, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell
Phelphs & Stevens, printers, 1913
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Page 110 - ... as to all property in the custody or coming into the custody of the bankruptcy court, shall be deemed vested with all the rights, remedies, and powers of a creditor holding a lien by legal or equitable proceedings thereon...
Page 77 - A person has no property, no vested interest, in any rule of the common law. That is only one of the forms of municipal law, and is no more sacred than any other. Rights of property which have been created by the common law cannot be taken away without due process; but the law irself, as a rule of conduct, may be changed at the will, or even at the whim, of the legislature, unless prevented by constitutional limitations. Indeed, the great office of statutes is to remedy defects in the common law...
Page 74 - ... for such injury or death resulting in whole or in part from the negligence of any of the officers, agents, or employees of such carrier...
Page 75 - That in any action brought against any common carrier under or by virtue of any of the provisions of this...
Page 74 - ... resulting in whole or in part from the negligence of any of the officers, agents, or employes of such carrier, or by reason of any defect or insufficiency, due to its negligence, in its cars, engines, appliances, machinery, track, roadbed, works, boats, wharves, or other equipment.
Page 74 - Columbia or any of the states or territories and any foreign nation or nations, shall be liable in damages to any person suffering injury while he is employed by such carrier in such commerce, or, in case of the death of such employe, to his or her personal representative, for the benefit of the surviving widow or husband and children of such employee ; and, if none, then of such employee's parents ; and, if none, then of the next of kin dependent upon such employee...
Page 76 - An Act relating to liability of common carriers in the District of Columbia and Territories, and to common carriers engaged in commerce between the States and between the States and foreign nations to their employees' approved June eleventh, nineteen hundred and six.
Page 251 - And the relation of master and servant exists whenever the employer retains the right to direct the manner in which the business shall be done, as well as the result to be accomplished, or, in other words, "not only what shall be done but how it shall be done.
Page 70 - All laws now in force in the territory of Wisconsin, which are not repugnant to this constitution, shall remain in force until they expire by their own limitation, or be altered or repealed by the legislature.