The Northwestern Reporter, Volym 126

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West Publishing Company, 1910
 

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Sida 454 - All laws should receive a sensible construction. General terms should be so limited in their application as not to lead to injustice, oppression, or an absurd consequence. It will always, therefore, be presumed that the legislature intended exceptions to its language, which would avoid results of this character. The reason of the law in such cases should prevail over its letter.
Sida 414 - July first, eighteen hundred and ninetyfive, no cars, either loaded or unloaded, shall be used in interstate traffic which do not comply with the standard above provided for.
Sida 89 - That all courts shall be open, and every person for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person, or reputation, shall have remedy by due course of law and right, and justice administered without sale, denial or delay.
Sida 454 - It is a familiar rule, that a thing may be within the letter of the statute and yet not within the statute, because not within its spirit, nor within the intention of its makers.
Sida 202 - York of the second part witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and seventy seven dollars money of account of the United States to him in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby confessed and acknowledged...
Sida 251 - The vital principle is that he who by his language or conduct leads another to do what he would not otherwise have done, shall not subject such person to loss or injury by disappointing the expectations upon which he acted.
Sida 229 - An act granting to railroads the right of way through the public lands of the United States.
Sida 268 - An offer of payment or other performance, duly made, though the title to the thing offered be not transferred to the creditor, stops the running of interest on the obligation, and has the same effect upon all its incidents as a performance thereof.
Sida 304 - At the close of the evidence counsel for the bank moved the court to direct the jury to return a verdict in its favor, which motion the court overruled, and counsel for the bank excepted.
Sida 287 - The measure of damages is the loss directly and naturally resulting, in the ordinary course of events, from the seller's breach of contract.

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