A Treatise on the Law of Domicil, National, Quasi-national, and Municipal: Based Mainly Upon the Decisions of the British and American Courts. With Illustrations from the Roman Law and the Modern Continental Authorities

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Little, Brown,, 1887 - 600 pages

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Page 81 - And the said records and judicial proceedings authenticated as aforesaid, shall have such faith and credit given to them in every court within the United States, as they have by law or usage in the courts of the state from whence the said records are or shall be taken.
Page 122 - And to remove all doubts concerning the meaning of the word " inhabitant," in this Constitution, every person shall be considered as an inhabitant, for the purpose of electing and being elected into any office or place within this State, in that town, district or plantation where he dwelleth or hath his home...
Page 431 - For the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence by reason of his presence or absence while employed in the service of the United -States...
Page 463 - Domicile of choice is a conclusion or inference which the law derives from the fact of a man fixing voluntarily his sole or chief residence in a particular place, with an intention of continuing to reside there for an unlimited time.
Page 308 - By marriage, the husband and wife are one person in law: that is, the very being or legal existence of the woman is suspended during the marriage, or at least is incorporated and consolidated into that of the husband...
Page 39 - It is a general principle that the status or condition of a person, the relation in which he stands to another person, and by which he is qualified or made capable to take certain rights in that other's property, is fixed by the law of the domicile, and that this status and capacity are to be recognized and upheld in every other State, so far as they are not inconsistent with its own laws and policy.
Page 275 - The domicile of origin may be extinguished by act of law, as, for example, by sentence of death or exile for life, which puts an end to the status civilis of the criminal ; but it cannot be destroyed by the will and act of the party.
Page 307 - a wife as having a separate existence, and separate " interests, and separate rights, in those cases where the " express object of all proceedings is to show that the " relation itself ought to be dissolved, or so modified as " to establish separate interests...
Page 455 - The political status may depend on different laws in different countries; whereas the civil status is governed universally by one single principle, namely, that of domicile, which is the criterion established by law for the purpose of determining civil status.
Page 209 - The law of England and of almost all civilized countries ascribes to each individual at his birth two distinct legal states or conditions : one by virtue of which he becomes the subject of some particular country, binding him by the tie of...

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