The Pacific Reporter, Volume 69

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West Publishing Company, 1902 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 286 - Education, or school district, shall incur any indebtedness or liability in any manner, or for any purpose, exceeding in any year the income and revenue provided for it for such year, without the assent of two-thirds of the qualified electors thereof voting at an election to be held for that purpose...
Page 191 - ... the time limited for the same shall have expired, the plaintiff, or, if he die and the cause of action survive, his representatives, may commence a new action within one year after such reversal or failure.
Page 287 - The Legislature shall not pass local or special laws in any of the following enumerated cases, that is to say: First — Regulating the jurisdiction and duties of Justices of the Peace, Police Judges, and of Constables. Second — For the punishment of crimes and misdemeanors.
Page 201 - If two or more persons in any State or Territory conspire or go in disguise on the highway or on the premises of another, for the purpose of depriving, either directly or indirectly, any person or class of persons of the equal protection of the laws, or of equal privileges and immunities under the laws...
Page 114 - The execution of a contract in writing, whether the law requires it to be written or not, su- , persedes all the oral negotiations or stipulations concerning its matter which preceded or accompanied the execution of the instrument...
Page 287 - The General Assembly shall have the power to alter, revoke, or annul any charter of incorporation now existing and revocable at the adoption of this Constitution, or any that may hereafter be created, whenever, in their opinion it may be injurious to the citizens of this Commonwealth, in such manner, however, that no injustice shall be done to the corporators.
Page 343 - It is admitted that the rule is difficult of application. 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 212 - The State of California is an inseparable part of the American Union, and the Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land.
Page 171 - It is a familiar canon of construction that a thing which is within the intention of the makers of a statute is as much within the statute as if it were within the letter; and a thing which is within the letter of the statute is not within the statute unless it be within the intention of the makers.
Page 247 - The court may determine any controversy between parties before it, when it can be done without prejudice to the rights of others, or by saving their rights; but when a complete determination of the controversy cannot be had without the presence of other parties, the court must then order them to be brought in...

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