The Southeastern Reporter, Volume 51

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West Publishing Company, 1906

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Page 154 - But it is generally held that, in order to warrant a finding that negligence, or an act not amounting to wanton wrong, is the proximate cause of an injury, it must appear that the injury was the natural and probable consequence of the negligence or wrongful act, and that it ought to have been foreseen in the light of the attending circumstances.
Page 169 - The recognition of its existence even by other States, and the enforcement of its contracts made therein, depend purely upon the comity of...
Page 339 - ... if the subject of insurance be a building on ground not owned by the insured in fee simple...
Page 168 - But it is not on slight implication and vague conjecture that the legislature is to be pronounced to have transcended its powers, and its acts to be considered void. The opposition between the constitution and the law should be such that the judge feels a clear and strong conviction of their incompatibility with each other.
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Page 298 - Nephews'; but in legal language the question whether a gift is one to a Class depends not upon these considerations, but upon the mode of gift itself, namely, — that it is a gift of an aggregate sum to a body of persons uncertain in number at the time of the gift, to be ascertained at a future time, and who are all to take in equal, or in some other definite, proportions, the share of each being dependent for its amount upon the ultimate number of persons
Page 242 - The counterclaim mentioned In the last section must be one existing in favor of a defendant and against a plaintiff, between whom a several Judgment might be had in the action...
Page 226 - Commerce, undoubtedly, is traffic, but it is something more, — it is intercourse. It describes the commercial intercourse between nations, and parts of nations, in all its branches, and is regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse.
Page 182 - In effect, the motion is based on the ground that the verdict Is contrary to the law and the evidence.
Page 357 - There is no evidence in the record tending to show that the conspiracy continued after that time.

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