An Epitome of Leading Common Law Cases: With Some Short Notes Thereon : Chiefly Intended as a Guide to "Smith's Leading Cases"

Stevens & Haynes, 1874 - 120 sivua

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Sivu 20 - ... or upon any contract or sale of lands, tenements or hereditaments, or any interest in or concerning them; or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof; unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Sivu 15 - Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Sivu 14 - No action shall be brought whereby to charge any person upon, or by reason of. any representation or assurance made or given concerning or relating to the character, conduct, credit, ability, trade or dealings of any other person to the Intent or purpose that such other person may obtain credit, money or goods unless such representation or assurance be made In writing, signed by the party to be charged therewith.
Sivu 66 - Where two parties have made a contract which one of them has broken, the damages which the other party ought to receive in respect of such breach of contract should be such as may fairly and reasonably be considered either arising naturally, ie, according to the usual course of things, from such breach of contract itself, or such as may reasonably be supposed to have been in the contemplation of both parties, at the time they made the contract, as the probable result of the breach of it.
Sivu 7 - Edition, in 8vo., 1874, price i&s., cloth, A TREATISE UPON THE LAW OF EXTRADITION. WITH THE CONVENTIONS UPON THE SUBJECT EXISTING BETWEEN ENGLAND AND FOREIGN NATIONS, AND THE CASES DECIDED THEREON. BY EDWARD CLARKE, OF LINCOLN'S INN, BARRISTER-AT-LAW, AND LATE TANCRED STUDENT. " Mr. Clarke's accurate and sensible book is the best authority to which the English reader can turn upon the subject of Extradition.
Sivu 19 - No action shall be brought, whereby to charge any executor or administrator, upon any special promise, to answer damages out of his own estate; or whereby to charge the defendant, upon any special promise, to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriages of another person...
Sivu 5 - Mr. Archibald Brown deserves the thanks of all interested in the science of law, whether as a study or a practice, for his edition of Herr von Savigny's great work on * Obligations.' Mr. Brown has undertaken a double task — the translation of his author, and the analysis of his author's matter. That he has succeeded in reducing the bulk of the original will be seen at a glance ; the French translation consisting of two volumes, with some five hundred pages apiece, as compared with Mr. Brown's thin...
Sivu 9 - The constitutional relations between England and her colonies are becoming every day of more importance. The work of Mr. Forsyth will do more to make these relations perfectly clear than any which has yet appeared. Henceforth it will be the standard work of reference in a variety of questions which are constantly presenting themselves for solution both here and in our colonies.
Sivu 15 - Subdivisions of an Analytical Nature ; together with an Appendix containing an Abstract of the Stamp Act, 1870, with a Schedule of Duties ; the Regulations relative to, and the Stamp Duties payable on, Probates of Wills, Letters of Administration, Legacies, and Successions. By WALTER ARTHUR COPINGER, Esq., of the Middle Temple, Barrister-at-Law, Author of "The Law of Copyright in Works of Literature and Art.
Sivu 18 - American Constitutions : comprising the Constitution of each State in the Union, and of the United States, with the Declaration of Independence and Articles of Confederation; each accompanied by a Historical Introduction and Notes, together with a Classified Analysis of the Constitutions...

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