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Rule 40. The appellant need not file his appeal papers and serve them on the respondent's attorney until eight days before the term, and an order of the court which compels him to file them earlier will be set aside. (40 Hun, 557.)
Rule 49. See 5 Civ. Pro. R., 162 ; 43 Hun, 593
Rule 64. See 12 Civ. Pro. R., 139; 79 N.Y., 146.
Rule 71. See 94 N. Y., 605.
Rule 73. See 30 Hun, 154 ; 20 J. & Sp., 545; 100 N. Y., 570 ; 17 Abb. N. C., 236.
Rule 8o. An attorney occupying a connecting office in the same building with an attorney of the party, should not be appointed referee. (13 Civ. Pro. R., 288.)
Rule 81. See 3 Civ. Pro. R., 127.
Rule 85. The former chancery rules are still sometimes applicable. (49 Hun, 195 and 202.)
A TREATISE ON THE LAW OF BUILDING AND for its appearance. However it needs no DINGS especially referring to Build
but only commendation. A ing Contracts, Leases, Easements and Liens, containing also various forms
cursory glance reveals the usefulness of useful in building operations, a glossary
the work and it will find its way into of words and terms commonly used by every complete library. builders and artisans, and a digest of the leading decisions on building con A TREATISE ON PRIVATE CORPORATIONS. The tracts and leases in the United States.
effect of the clause of the constitution By A. Parlett Lloyd, of the Baltimore
of the United States that forbids a state Bar, author of a " Treatise on the Law
to pass a “ Law impairing the obligaof Divorce."—Boston, Houghton, Mifflin tion of Contracts” upon the police con& Company ; New York, 11 East Seven
trol of a state of our Private Corporateenth Street, The Riverside Press, Cam
tions by Wm. Wharton Smith.-Philabridge, 1888.
delphia, Rees, Welsh & Co., Law PubPart I treats of The Building Contract; lishers, 16 South Ninth Street, 1889. Part II The leading United States de Mr. Smith has treated this much litigated cisions, and those of each of the sev phase of the Dartmouth College decision eral States; Part III Building Leases; in a concise and attractive style, and his Part IV Easements Relating to Building ; essay will well repay a careful perusal. Part V Mechanics Liens. Appendix, Glossary of Building Terms, Forms. Con PENNSYLVANIA SUPREME COURT DIGEST. — sidering the amount of building going on Vol. III, containing abstracts of the in the United States, and the technicality
Decisions, notions and Orders in the often to be met with in the building law
Supreme Court of the Commonwealth
of Pennsylvania, for the year 1888. made more difficult by embarassing legis Charles H. Bannard. Philadelphia, T. lation, it seems somewhat surprising that & J. W. Johnson & Co., 1889. Mr. Lloyd is the first American author to This is a very useful and complete treat this subject in a separate work. If digest of the decisions of the Pennsylvania Mr. Lloyds treatise were less admirable Supreme Court and it contains every order than it is, this would be a sufficient excuse and judgment given during the year ar
ranged chronologically. A table of cases mount importance. The press work and shown where every case is reported in full. indexing leave nothing to be desired. The index is full and satisfactory.
Through the courtesy of the Interstate Commerce Commission, we
have reTHE CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OF THE FEDE
ceived their Second Annual Report. A RAL AND STATE Courts. By George C. Holt, of the New York Bar. New York :
glance at the contents of the book is Baker, Voorhis & Co., 1888.
enough to reveal the complexity and im
portance of the problems that come before In a certain way the subject matter of
the Commission, and the skill shown in this book is novel. Certain portions of it
solving the problems goes far to justify may have been covered in works on the
the belief so frequently expressed, that it practice of the Federal courts which
would be a great step towards the final usually have a little to say about concur
settlement of the railroad question to enrent jurisdiction, but this is the first work
large still further the powers entrusted to that has treated of this subject exclu
this Commission. sively. This book covers the subject in a scientific manner and is especially im
We wish to acknowledge the receipt of portant as giving the ground and reasons
“ The Columbiad," published by the Junior for preferring one court to another when
Class of the Columbia College. The puba choice of courts is given; this is a sub
lication is a fine one and reflects great ject frequently overlooked, and yet of para- credit both on the Class and its editors.
Address to Graduating Class, June 13, 1888.
By Prof. Theo. W. Dwight,
Code of Penal Procedure, Code of
Collateral Impeachment of Judgments and
Decrees. William A. More, L.L.B., 59
· 27, 71, 154
42, 90, 133, 165, 200
ing Community. Isaac L. Peet, LL.D. 45
tions. T. Gold Frost, LL.B.,
Method of Preparing a Case for Argument.
as Ground of Principal's Liability both
41, 89, 132, 164, 198
rer by Bill of Lading,